This popular hop runs the gamut in global varietals from U.S. to U.K. and even more variations therein. Though the region hops are grown in will undoubtedly affect the characteristics that come through in your brew,
Fuggle hops tend to assume the same general properties across the board. Introduced way back in 1875, Fuggles has been one of the most popular British hops used since! Now available and grown across the globe, Fuggles are used to complement a variety of beer styles to suit their region. They work well for both bittering and aromatics in Belgian and English Ales as well as Red Ales and IPAs.
Fuggle hops will normally have a lower alpha acid level, generally between 3% and 7%. The aromatics tend to be earthy, with hints of grass, wood and mint. The best possible substitutions for any type of Fuggle hops include UK varietals Willamette and Goldings. Hop Statistics:
Alpha Acids: 3.5 – 6.5%
Beta Acids: 2.0 – 4.0%
Alpha-Beta Ratio: .88 – 3.25
Cohumulone: (% of alpha acids): 25 – 32%
Total Oils in mls per 100 grams dried: 0.7 – 1.2
Similar Hop Varieties: Goldings, Willamette
|Flavor and Aroma||Earthy, Grassy, Floral|
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