Hop: Simcoe®

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Description

Simcoe® is a very popular variety due to the profile of the hop and the smooth bitterness it creates. It plays well with other hops. Simcoe® was released through Yakima Chief Ranches in 2000. Sometimes referred to as "Cascade on steroids".

General Information

Alias YCR 14
Profile Tropical fruit, herbal, and piney.
Country United States
Substitutes Magnum, Summit
Pairs with Chinook, Citra®, Mosaic®
Purpose Dual: Aroma and Bittering
Yield 2650 - 2880 lbs/acre.
Storage Retains 70 - 75% alpha acid contents after 6 months of storage at 68°F.
Beer Styles IPA, American Pale Ale, Porter Stout, American Amber Ale, American Barley Wine
Resistant Powdery mildew (moderate)

Acids

Alpha Acid 11.5 - 15.0%
Beta Acid 3.0 - 4.5%
Cohumulone 17.0 - 21.0%

Oils

Total Oil 2.0 - 2.5 ml/100g
Myrcene 40.0 - 50.0%
Humulene 15.0 - 20.0%
Caryophyllene 8.0 - 14.0%
Farnesene < 1.0%
Linalool 0.5 - 0.9%
B-Pinene 0.5 - 1.0%
Geraniol 0.8 - 1.2%

Additional Characteristics

Growth Rate Good
Cones Medium size with compact density
Maturity Early to middle

Aroma/Flavor Profile

Last Updated
  • 2020-05-13 11:13:30
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Did you know?
  • Dwarf variety hops grow shorter in height than traditional varieties but, importantly, produce the same yield. This combination makes harvest easier.
Explanations
  • Storage: is based on the percentage of alpha acids remaining after 6 months at 20*F.
  • Oil composition percetages are based on the total percentage of oil in the hop. Example: 10 - 20% means that for the specific oil it is 10 - 20% of the overall oil make up.
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