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UK Fuggle

Alpha Acid Range %
3.0 - 5.6
Beta Acid Range %
2 - 3
Co-Humulone as % of alpha
25 - 30
Total oils mls/100 gr.
0.7 - 1.4


One of the classic English hops – earthy, warm, and mildly fruity.

Breeding/Development: England. Selected as a chance seedling back in 1861, Fuggle quickly became a dominant force in English hops – in 1949 it accounted for 78% of its home country’s hop acreage. It is named for the grower in Kent who first introduced the variety.

Brewing Application: Aroma. Fuggle is a workhorse hop in terms of style, favoured in darker beers like porter, stout, and mild. It adds a classic English signature used alone or as part of a blend for late and dry-hopping English bitter, pale ale, and ESB. Many first-generation American craft brewers incorporated Fuggle in their groundbreaking pale ales.

Sensory: Earthy-sweet and round with warm wood and mild tree fruit aromatics, Fuggle is a pleasingly mild hop. Late additions and dry hop can break towards grassy. Often paired with Goldings.

Botanical Classification:
Family: Cannabaceae
Genus: Humulus
Species: Lupulus

Maturity: Early

Yield: 1200 lbs/acre