Brook House Hops – Fuggle 2018 Harvest

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2018 Harvest, Alpha 4.57%

High quality hops processed with care and state of art facilities grown on Brook House Farm in Herefordshire.


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Harvest: 2018

Alpha: 4.57%

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.

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

A Herefordshire Hop Paradise

Brook House Farm has a long history of world-class, award-winning hop cultivation, thanks to our rich, red, Herefordshire soil.

Now, with the craft beer and brewing industry thriving, we have invested in one of Europe’s biggest and most advanced hop-harvesting facilities.

We currently have capacity to harvest and process hundreds of acres of hops every year, using the latest technology that ensures no exhaust fumes mix with the air used to dry our hops.

We encourage beneficial insects to minimize pesticide use and are passionate about protecting and nurturing the land we use, while also pioneering research into more sustainable and ecological farming methods.

This modern approach to processing is just one example of our commitment to giving brewers the very best raw ingredients to make the very best beers.

At Brook House farm the hop fields have full irrigation to ensure that the crop yields and size of cones are not effected by hot dry summers. This combined with their on site hop processing and pelletising ensure that the product quality is the best from an English hop farm.

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Weight 0.1 kg

01793 486 565

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