First Gold

First Gold is a hop variety originating from the #United Kingdom and is grown in #Belgium and the #United Kingdom today. It's usually considered an aroma hop variety.

The flavour and aroma profile of First Gold hops is often described as #Fruity , #Citrus , #Earthy/Tobacco , #Pine , #Floral , #Spicy and #Herbal/Tea.

First Gold hops are also referenced as S4 by the breeder.

IHGC references First Gold hops as FGO or FG and classifies it as a aroma hop variety.

First Gold is protected by national rights in #United Kingdom. The variety registered at the EU Community Plant Variety Office (CPVO) and protected by European plant variety rights (PVR).

Possible subsititutes for First Gold include #East Kent Golding , #Styrian Golding and #Willamette .

Typical beers brewed with First Gold hops include #Bitter , #Wheat , #Red Ale , #Porter and #Ale style beers.

Typical oil composition

Alpha5,6 %8,7 %
Beta2,4 %3,6 %
Total0,7 mg/ml1,5 mg/ml
Co-Humulone29 %34 %
Myrcene27 %28 %
Caryophyllene6 %7 %
Humulene20 %24 %
Farnesene3 %

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