Brewer's Gold (US) - Field Grade
A genuine native American hop that is the parent of most high alpha bittering varieties. 1919 cross ManitobaBB1 X English male; an open pollination diploid. High yielding and vigor but keeping quality drops unless refrigerated; when compared to the new hybrid varieties. 24-36” side arms with medium size cones...Read More
Alpha Acids: 7.0 - 8.5%
Beta Acids: 2.5 - 3.5%
Each item is one complete dormant crown, or a field-ready plant, depending on time of year: a plant that is a minimum of 1 growing season old with a well developed root system with multiple breaks taken from healthy vigorous stock. It is professional quality and since it is a live rooted plant, it offers the best chance of successfully growing and producing your favorite varieties of hops.
- Alpha Acids: 7-8.5%, bets 2.5-3.5%, cohumulone 36-48%, total oils 1.8-2.4%ml/100g, myrcene 37-40%, humulene 29-31%, caryophyllene 7-7.5%
- Aroma: black currant, citrusy.
- Yield: med-high 1500-2400 lbs/acre
- Storage stability: short if stored a room temp- (refrigerate)
- Maturity: Later – Late August/ Early Sept.
- Beer styles: English Ales, Lambic, Porter, Pilsner, Ales. Pairs well with German Noble type hops.
- Grower notes: notably slower to break dormancy than most, a good climber, shows good resistance to mildews. 36” minimum in row spacing. Tolerant of many soil types and has a superior root system compared to many other hops. One of the easier hops to grow and a steady performer. Possible candidate for organic production. Susceptible to PM.
- Trellis types: 12 or 14’x 42’ even spacing or cluster style
- Fully rooted plant - NOT a rhizome. A rhizome is a part of a hop plant's root system that grows horizontally underground putting out shoots.
*Actual plant sizes may vary between varieties. Pictures depict plants shipped at different times of the year; actively growing, or dormant and are for reference only.