A Dual Purpose hop

Simcoe®

Brand YCR 14 cv.

United States
Simcoe®

aroma profile: Earthy, Citrus, Pine

Developed by Select Botanicals Group and released in 2000, Simcoe® Brand YCR 14 cv. is known for its brewing versatility and unique aroma characteristics. It contains high alpha and low-cohumlone which has found favor in the craft and home brewing industries for dual purpose applications. Simcoe®is moderatly tolerant to powdery mildew and has good pickability of a medium size cone.

Aroma: Specific aroma descriptors include passion fruit, pine, berry and earth characteristics.

Brewing Values

Acid/Oil
Range
Low
High

Alpha Acid

0
20
11.5-15%

Beta Acid

0
15
3-4.5%

Total Oil

0
4
0.8-3.2 mL/100g
  • Alpha Acid
    11.5 - 15%
  • Beta Acid
    3 - 4.5%
  • Co-humulone
    17 - 21%
  • Total Oil
    0.8 - 3.2 mL/100g
  • B-Pinene
    0.5 - 1% of total oil
  • Myrcene
    40 - 50% of total oil
  • Linalool
    0.5 - 0.9% of total oil
  • Caryophyllene
    8 - 14% of total oil
  • Farnesene
    < 1.0% of total oil
  • Humulene
    15 - 20% of total oil
  • Geraniol
    0.8 - 0.8% of total oil

1 Brewer Reviews

Grab some Simcoe and half a dozen of your favourite hops, line them up and do a blind sniff test giving them all a score out of 10. Simcoe will be the one that not only gets a 10 but then you start eating it.

Russ | Sep 17th, 2016

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