Hop Variety Data Sheet

First Gold

Aroma Evaluation
Rated by the smell of raw Hops on a 0-5 Scale
Visual Evaluation
Hop Cone
Hop Leaf


Aroma Specification
red berries, herbal, orange, citrusy
Genetic Origin
A dwarf hop bred at Wye College from a cross pollination of WGV with a dwarf male; released in the late nineties it has successfully progressed from trial plots into full production.
Agronomic Aspects
Growing
Yield (kg/ha) 1,750
Maturity Medium Early
Main Growing Country UK
Resistance against Diseases
Wilt diseases Tolerant
Downy mildew Susceptible
Powdery mildew Resistant
Chemical Ingredients
Bitter Components
Alpha-Acid % 6.0 - 10.0
Beta-Acid % 3.0 - 4.0
Co-Humulone % rel. 32 - 35
Hard Resins : Alpha-Acid 0.24 - 0.30
Polyphenoles
Xanthohumol (EBC 7.7) 0.2 - 0.3
Aroma Components
Total Oils (ml/100g) 0.7 - 1.3
Beta-Caryophyllene: Humulene 0.30
Farnesene % of total Oil 0.00 - 1.00
Hop Alternatives
Brewhouse
Golding (UK)
Dry Hopping
Golding (UK)

Cones on the Vine
Hop Photos




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