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1234Alchemy 08-30-2007 02:20 AM

So much Fuggles! What to brew?!
I've harvested the Fuggles hops off of a neighbor's vines :rockin: (with his permission!) and dried them out. What can I brew (AG) this weekend that would benefit from these lovely smelling gorgeous hops? Recipe suggestions anyone? :mug:

Yuri_Rage 08-30-2007 02:27 AM

English ales - almost any of them except maybe an IPA. Fuggles isn't necessarily something I want a lot of.

Bobby_M 08-30-2007 02:32 AM

Ordinary Bitter

I just kicked the keg and loved every pint of it.

Cookiebaggs 08-30-2007 02:44 AM

Brew a brown ale.

david_42 08-30-2007 01:58 PM

I'd go with an English Pale.

cubbies 08-30-2007 02:12 PM

I would definitely go with a bitter. One of my favorite beers...of course I always go with EKG, but if you have the Fuggles, why not?

Start with about 8 pounds of Maris Otter, add a pound of Crystal 40, 1 ounce Fuggles at 60, .5oz at 30, .5oz at 10. Use and English Ale yeast....done and done.

Of course there are a bunch of other things you could do here. Maybe a little Carapils, maybe some biscuit, whatever.

Got Trub? 08-30-2007 03:57 PM

I'd go with something you know the AA on for the 60 min bittering addition and then use your harvested hops for flavour and aroma.

delboy 08-31-2007 10:08 AM

They work well in any dark english beer.

Buford 08-31-2007 02:38 PM

My feeling would be to use them in a porter or an ordinary or standard bitter.

Big "A" 08-31-2007 06:27 PM

I would like to talk to your neighbor, buddy of mine grew a vine of Fuggles and one of Cascades. We were not expecting the Fuggles to Produces as much as the Cascade anyway but it only produced like 7 flowers (WTF)
The Cascade Vine went absolutely bonkers.

This is an organic garden that produces enough to sustain he and his family for the summer. It's pretty darn big. I just threw that in there to say that when it comes to the garden he know what he is doing!

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