The delicate minty, grassy, slightly floral aroma produces a clean, refreshing, full-bodied flavour present in many traditional ales. Before the advent of dual-purpose and high-alpha hops, Fuggle was used as the main copper hop and often complimented by an addition of Golding to give a rounded, full-bodied flavour for which English Ales became famous.
Fuggle, French Fuggle, Progress, Sovereign, Styrian Golding, Willamette.
Selected in 2009 as part of the Charles Faram breeding programme, it is not directly related to Fuggle. It is related to WGV and is a low trellis hop.
Faram Fuggle is a low to moderate yielding aroma variety that matures mid-season. It is currently grown in Herefordshire and Worcestershire. Faram Fuggle is tolerant of Downy mildew and resistant to powdery mildew, it has some resistance to Verticillium Wilt.