Fuggle (US)

Fuggle (US) has slightly less aroma impact than its English counterpart. Grown at first in Oregon and now in Washington, it features a more balanced oil profile and higher alpha acid content than the original UK variety giving it a fruitier flavor profile. In commercial circles, it has now largely been replaced by Willamette.


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Also Known As US Fuggle
Purpose Aroma
Alpha Acid Composition 4%-5.5%
Beta Acid Composition 1.5%-2%
Co-Humulone Composition 25%-33%
Country US
Cone Size Small
Cone Density Moderate to compact
Seasonal Maturity Early
Yield Amount 1070-1600 kg/hectare (955-1420 lbs/acre)
Growth Rate Moderate
Resistant to Resistant to downy mildew and prunus necrotic ring-spot virus
Susceptible to
Storability Retains 60%-65% alpha acid after 6 months storage at 20ºC (68ºF)
Ease of Harvest
Total Oil Composition 0.7-1.4 mL/100g
Myrcene Oil Composition 24%-28%
Humulene Oil Composition 35%-40%
Caryophyllene Oil 11%-13%
Farnesene Oil 4%-5%
Substitutes Fuggle, Willamette, Styrian Golding, Tettnanger
Style Guide English Pale Ale, Belgian India Pale Ale, Extra Special Bitter, Brown Ale, Red Ale

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