Fuggle Rhizome

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Hop Qualities

Fuggle Rhizome Flavor

This variety was noticed growing "wild" in the hop garden of George Stace Moore's house at Horsmonden in Kent, England in 1861. In 1875 it was introduced by Richard Fuggle who lived in the village of Brenchley (not far from Horsmonden) and hence it was called Fuggle. The aroma is earthier and less sweet than Kent Goldings.(Reference)

Hop Growers of America Information

This classic English aroma variety has long been grown in both Oregon and Washington. It has a typical English aroma and contributes a balanced bitterness. Fuggle is very suitable for English and American-style Ales.
Commercial Examples:
English and American style ales
Acid Range (Alpha %)
4–5.5% 4–5.5%
Cohumulone
25% of alpha acids
Total Oils
0.7–1.2 Mls. per 100 grams dried hops
Myrcene
40–50% of total oils
Caryophyllene
6% of total oils
Humulene
20–26% of total oils
Farnesene
4–5% of total oils
Possible Substitutions
Rhizome Growing Information
The dominant hop variety in England for 70 years until high alpha varieties were introduced. A low-to-moderate yielding aroma variety that matures early to mid-season and remains susceptible to Verticillium wilt. Grown in Slovenia as Styrian Golding and in the US as Oregon Fuggle. 

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