Hop Name: Eastern Gold

Common Usage: Bittering

Hop Characteristics
Alpha Range:11 - 14%
Beta Range:11 - 14%
Cohumulone Range:27 - 27%
Humulene Range:19 - 19%
Myrcene Range:42 - 42%
Farnesene Range:3 - 3%
Caryophyllene Range:7 - 8%
Total Oil Range:1.43 - 1.43 mL/100g
Eastern Gold was developed in Japan by Kirin Brewing Co. Ltd Hops Research from an open pollination of a wild American hop. Despite its great vigor and yield potential, high alpha acids and great storage stability (81% retention after 6 months), it is not being commercially grown anywhere according to the most recent information.

Commonly used in:
Origin: Japan
Storage: Retains 81% alpha acid after 6 months storage at 20 degrees C

Possible Substitutions:
None known