Hops of a variety used in beer-making: he gets his Fuggles from a leading grower such disparate varieties as a Fuggle and a Golding [as modifier]: Fuggles hops
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- This best bitter has the two main English hops, Goldings and Fuggles, and they have tweaked the acidity of the water to match the hardness of Buxton's spring water (near Nottingham).
- English barley malts and a combination of English Fuggles and New Zealand-grown Saaz hops give this pale ale a great malt base and a beautiful citrus fruit and honey character on the nose.
- The resulting brew is a dark, imperial-style stout with high gravity, a rich and hearty dark chocolate taste and a coffee finish and made with a small amount of Kent Golding and Fuggle hops.
Late 19th century: of unknown origin.
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