SimcoeŽ Brand Hops

SimcoeŽ Brand Hops

  • Yield (lbs per acre): 1600-1800
  • Alpha Acids: 12-14%
  • Beta Acids: 4-5%
  • Alpha-Beta Ratio: 2.8
  • Cohumulone (% of alpha acids): 15-20%
  • Total Oils (Mls. per 100 grams dried hops): 2.0-2.5
  • Myrcene (as % of total oils): 60-65%
  • Caryophyllene (as % of total oils): 5-8%
  • Humulene (as % of total oils): 10-15%
  • Farnesene (as % of total oils): 0%
  • Storage (% alpha acids remaining after 6 months storage at 20° C): Good (above average %)

In 2000, Select Botanicals Group released the Simcoe® Brand YCR 14 hop variety which is an aroma variety known for its versatility and unique characteristics. Simcoe® Brand hops boasts several different aromas including passion fruit, pine, earthy, and citrus, and also has strong bittering qualities with an alpha acid level of 12%-14%. It is used extensively in the craft and home brewing industry.

For more information on purchasing Simcoe® Brand hops please contact Yakima Chief-Hopunion, LLC.

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