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Simcoe hop

  • Pebbbles
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5 years 11 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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5 years 10 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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5 years 9 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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Cherry1's Avatar Cherry1 - Fri 21 Sep - 16:12

My 2nd year cascade and centennial rhizomes are just starting to pop up above the soil. hopefully this year I get some to use :D

Finnroo's Avatar Finnroo - Wed 19 Sep - 11:53

Just received and planted 2 Fuggles hop plants in my beer garden. cheers :D

Cherry1's Avatar Cherry1 - Thu 6 Sep - 16:01

Hi Gash,just tried to post and it is coming up with "Kunena Internal Error: Please contact the site administrator to fix this issue!"Cheers

Finnroo's Avatar Finnroo - Fri 31 Aug - 15:42

At least the Wallabies dont have to face another spanking this weekend by the NZ Allblacks.

Finnroo's Avatar Finnroo - Sat 18 Aug - 14:58

Phil Rudd is indeed an Aussy. Always thought he was a Kiwi.So there you go. cheers :P

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