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Bitter Gold

Bitter Gold
Bitter Gold

Pedigree

Lineage includes Bullion, Comet, Brewer's Gold, Fuggle

Brewing Usage

Dual Purpose

Aroma

Intense stone fruit and tropical fruit flavors, specifically pear and watermelon

Possible Substitutions

Typical Beer Styles

  • All Styles

Additional Information

Contains higher alpha acid levels than Nugget and Galena. Released in 1999.

Storage Stability

~56.5% after six months

Alpha Acids

15.44 - 18.84%

Beta Acids

6.13 - 8.01%

Co-Humulone

36 - 41%

Total Oil

0.81 - 3.92 mL / 100g

Myrcene

~68.2% of total oil

Humulene

~7.5% of total oil

Caryophyllene

~8.4% of total oil

Farnesene

~1.2% of total oil

General Trade Perception

A 'super-alpha variety' with excellent aroma, an ideal dual purpose hop.



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