The variety First Gold is a descendant of Whitbread Golding an a very traditional variety for british Ales. Brewers appreciate the balanced bitterness and the spicy but also fruity flavour.
- Aroma Profile
Typical Aroma Profile
This hops offers a well-balanced fruity, slightly spicy flavour. First Gold evokes woody, vegetal qualities reminiscent of cognac, leather and celeriac, accompanied by fruity strawberry aromas and tart nuances of citrus. In the woody character predominates combined with sweet notes of caramel, toffee, vanilla and yoghurt.
- CULTIVATION AREA
- Great Britain
- 5.6 - 8.7 %
- 2.3 - 4.1 %
- TOTAL OIL
- 0.7 - 1.5 ml/100g
- 27 - 28 %
- 0.4 - 0.6 %
*Alpha acids are determined by conductometric titration (EBC 7.4) in Europe, by spectrophotometry (ASBC Hops-6) in the USA. Oil composition is determined by gas chromatography (ASBC Hops-17, EBC 7.12).
All values represent the medium range of the last 4 years. Be aware that specifically the alpha and oil values can vary in a broad range depending on the relevant crop year.
Daughter of Whitebread Golding and a male dwarf variety