Hop: Eastern Gold


Eastern Gold was developed by the Kirin Brewery Ltd. Hop Research Farm in Iwate, Japan. Lineage of C76/64/17 and USDA 64103M, a male parent open pollinated from Wild American hop developed at Wye College, England.

Eastern Gold exhibits high alpha acid with good storage stability. Not longer grown commercially.

General Information

Profile N/A
Country Japan
Substitutes Brewer's Gold
Purpose Bittering
Yield Good to very good
Storage Retains 81% alpha acid contents after 6 months of storage at 68°F.
Tolerant Downy mildew


Alpha Acid 11.0 - 14.0%
Beta Acid 5.0 - 6.0%
Cohumulone 27.0%


Total Oil 1.43 ml/100g
Myrcene 42.0%
Humulene 19.0%
Caryophyllene 7.0 - 8.0%
Farnesene 3.0%

Additional Characteristics

Growth Rate Very high
Maturity Late
Last Updated
  • 2021-09-21 10:25:16 (Added: 2021-09-21 10:25:16)

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