USA! Allen Amps

Hot Fudge

Hot Fudge 1x10

Hot Fudge Combo

Output Power

Hot Fudge 1x10 - 15W (6V6s) or 25W (6L6s)
Hot Fudge w/Nuts 1x12 - 20W (6V6s) or 35W (6L6s or EL34s).

Tube Compliment

Hot Fudge 1x10 - GZ34, (2)-6V6 or 6L6, (2)-12AX7
Hot Fudge w/Nuts 1x12 - GZ34, (2)-6V6, 6L6 or EL34, (3)-12AX7.


AB push-pull with adjustable fixed bias.


Single TONE control plus DEEP switch.


Power tube bias modulation type vibrato (no opticoupler) with all tube circuitry.


18 gauge nonmagnetic Stainless-Steel with spot welded corners.


Full-size (15/16") chassis-mount with 3/8" bushing, solid metal shaft, damped action.

Hot Fudge w/Nuts 1x12

Hot Fudge w/Nuts 1x12


Hand-wired point-to-point with tinned solid-core PVC wiring, G-10 glass epoxy circuit board with brass eyelets. Carbon film resistors, Mallory M150 and CDM silver mica tone capacitors, Switchcraft jacks, Carling switches, and U.S. made molded type sockets.


Hot Fudge 1x10 uses the Allen TP25 160ma power transformer, TC and TO25 U.S. made transformer set. Hot Fudge w/Nuts 1x12 uses the Allen TP25, TC and TO30D set. See the TRANSFORMERS page for details.


Hot Fudge 1x10 is 6G2 (brown Princeton™) inspired but enhanced with DEEP switch, negative feedback cut (Soul control), choke filtered power supply, fixed bias phase inverter, adjustable fixed bias with measurement jacks and bigger transformers.

Hot Fudge w/Nuts 1x12 is 6G3 (brown Deluxe™) inspired (long tailed pair phase inverter) but with 6G11 (brown Vibrolux™) vibrato plus all of the above mentioned enhancements.


Finger-jointed pine with British Cocoa Tolex and Custom Brown grill cloth. Rear screw-on back panels, rubber cushioned chrome glides (feet), steel reinforced rubber strap handle with chrome caps and bottom chrome corners. Brushed brass logo and black or cream barrel knobs.


Hot Fudge 1x10 - Eminence Copperhead 10".
Hot Fudge w/Nuts 1x12 - Eminence Red, White and Blues 12". Eminence Big Ben 15" speaker in the 1x15.

Special Features

Deep switch adds a 50uf cathode bypass capacitor in parallel with the .68uf capacitor for the first gain stage. The 50uf cap is more Fenderish while the .68uf is more Marshall like. Rear bias measurement jacks plus adjustment pot for easy biasing with a voltmeter. Extension speaker jack. Choke filtered power supply. Insulated input jacks for less background hum. Stainless steel chassis is non magnetic for quieter operation and will never rust.

Power Cord

Black, 12-foot, 3-prong grounded heavy-duty 18/3 with strain relief bushing.

Power Switches

Rear mounted POWER and STANDBY toggle switches.

Indicator Light

Front panel pilot-light for AC power with choice of red, green, blue, amber, or purple jeweled lens and #47 bulb.

Size and Weight

1x10 Combo - 20"W x 16"H x 9-3/4"D, 31 lbs.
1x12 Combo - 20"W x 20"H x 9-3/4"D, 35 lbs.
Head - 20"W x 10"H x 9-1/2"D, 22 lbs.


Hot Fudge Chassis Only


Hot Fudge Head


Hot Fudge 1x10 Combo


Hot Fudge 1x12 Combo



Hot Fudge w/Nuts Chassis Only


Hot Fudge w/Nuts Head


Hot Fudge w/Nuts 1x12 Combo



Other Tolex and grill cloth options available at no extra charge

Chrome 1-button footswitch for the vibrato


Now available in kit form! See the Amp Kits page.

Matching speaker cabinets available too! See the Cabinets page.


Sound Clips

Video clip by Colin John. Hot Fudge, 1x10, Lil Buddy speaker. Clip is a Tele with amp volume at 2, tone 12 o'clock, adjusting speed and depth controls as I go. External reverb is a Lotus Designs Iceverb.

Hot Fudge with Nuts, 1x12, 6V6s, and a Red, White, and Blues speaker. A Route 66 overdrive pedal was used on a few of the heavier clips as noted.

Strat, Neck PU, vol-3, tone-5

Strat, Neck PU, vol-3, tone-5

Strat, Neck PU, vol-3, tone-5, with amp tremolo

Strat, Bridge PU, vol-3, tone-5

PRS, Bridge PU, Route 66, vol-5, tone-5

PRS, Bridge PU, vol-5, tone-5

Strat, Bridge PU, vol-5, tone-5

PRS, Bridge PU, Route 66, vol-5, tone-5

PRS, Bridge PU, vol-5, tone-5

Strat, Bridge PU, Route 66, vol-5, tone-5

PRS, Bridge PU, vol-5, tone-5

PRS, Bridge PU, vol-5, tone-5

Sound clips by Lou Larson.

Hot Fudge Pair

Hot Fudge Pair

Hot Fudge

Hot Fudge Brown/Tan

Hot Fudge Head

Hot Fudge Head

Hot Fudge 1x10

Hot Fudge 1x10