First Gold is the world’s first Hedgerow hop released in 1996 by Horticulture Research International (HRI) at Wye College in the UK. It is a cross of hedgerow male and WGV (Whitbread Goldings Variety)and has a wonderful tangerine, sweet orangey citrus aroma and slender spicy notes. Its flavours are of marmalade, geranium, magnolia, sweet and floral. For bittering First Gold has refreshing, sharp and crisp bittering characteristics.
Flavour Intensity 6/10