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Simcoe hop

  • Pebbbles
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6 years 5 months ago #162 by Pebbbles
Simcoe hop was created by Pebbbles
Description:
Smooth bitterness with full on passionfruit & fresh pine on the nose. Fabulous in Apa's, mixed with Amarillo & Cascade it's divine.

Maturity Medium
Yield 2650 - 2880 kg./ha. or 2300 - 2500 lb./ac.
Growth Habit Not overly vigorous
Disease/Pest Susceptibility Moderate tolerance to powdery mildew, Spaerotheca.
Pickability/Drying/Baling Good
Cone-Structure Medium-size
Lupulin Bright yellow
Aroma Very unique, pine-like aroma

Alpha Acid 12 - 14% w/w
Beta Acid 4 - 5% w/w
Cohumulone 15 - 20% of alpha acids
Storageability Good
Total Oil 2 - 2.5 mls/100 grams
Myrcene 60 -65% of whole oil
Humulene 10 - 15% of whole oil
Carophyllene 5 - 8% of whole oil
Farnesene <1% of whole oil

General Trade Perception Used for aromatic, and especially bittering properties.

Possible Substitutions Unknown

Typical Beer Styles American Ales

Additional Information Known as a bittering hop with good aroma characteristics

Typical Hop Use Bittering

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6 years 4 months ago #245 by Hockyplr
Replied by Hockyplr on topic Simcoe hop
Interesting cause while good for bittering there is so much complexity to this hop that it lends a great flavor and aroma. I would argue, that It is better used later in the boil and allow something like Cascade to do the bittering. This is one of my favorite hops.

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6 years 3 months ago #255 by Gash
Replied by Gash on topic Simcoe hop
I had a few all simcoe brews that have been very nice indeed!

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Finnroo's Avatar Finnroo - Sat 16 Mar - 18:47

Thanks Australia and around the world for your support.

cliveinthemiddle - Tue 19 Feb - 22:32

Cheers Finnroo

Finnroo's Avatar Finnroo - Tue 19 Feb - 06:41

Yes just stick to your plan. The airlock is not always an indication of whats going on, cheers :)

cliveinthemiddle - Mon 18 Feb - 20:49

Hi again, my NEIPA started fermenting sturday night, has been bubbling madly since. However I have just checked it (Monday night) and it has stopped bubbling. I was going to dry hop day 4/7 - should I still stick to plan?cheers, Rob

Finnroo's Avatar Finnroo - Mon 18 Feb - 18:05

My experience is it produces a fuller bodied beer with a higher FG.Attenuation being 70 to 75% Cheers

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