The Fuggle hop originates in England and was first discovered in 1861 in a hop yard owned by George Stace in Kent. Some 14 years later it was officially named and introduced by Richard Fuggle of Benchley in 1875. Similar to a Styrian Golding, is noted for its distinct European aroma and has enjoyed a long, versatile run. At its peak nearly 100 years ago Fuggle was known as a dual-use hop. Today however, as other higher alpha acid varieties have become more prevalent, it’s now more prominently used for its aroma.
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|Also Known As||Fuggles, Fuggle UK|
|Alpha Acid Composition||2.4%-6.1%|
|Beta Acid Composition||2.1%-2.8%|
|Yield Amount||1008-1233 kg/hectare (900-1100 lbs/acre)|
|Growth Rate||Low to moderate|
|Resistant to||Resistant to downy mildew|
|Susceptible to||Moderately susceptible to verticillium wilt, carries the apple and cherry strain of Prunus Necrotic Ringspot virus and the Hop Mosaic virus|
|Storability||Moderately susceptible to verticillium wilt, carries the apple and cherry strain of Prunus Necrotic Ringspot virus and the Hop Mosaic virus|
|East of Harvest|
|Total Oil Composition||0.44-0.83 mL/100g|
|Myrcene Oil Composition||43.4%|
|Humulene Oil Composition||26.6%|
|Substitutes||Fuggle (US), Willamette, Styrian Golding, Tettnanger, Newport|
|Style Guide||English Ale, Porter, Mild Ale, Bitter, Extra Special Bitter, Lambic, Amber Ale, Cask Ale, Stout, Oatmeal Stout, Strong Ale, Nut Brown Ale, Golden Ale, Christmas Ale|
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