Simcoe hops have definitely become somewhat of a darling in both craft and home brewing recently. A true dual-purpose application lets Simcoe hops offer a well-rounded addition to just about any recipe. Smooth bitterness is met with aromas of earth, citrus, and cannabis. Try Simcoe hops in IPAs, Wheats, Saisons, and Amber Ales.
Simcoe Hop Statistics: Alpha Acids: 12.0 – 14.0% Beta Acids: 4.0 – 5.0% Alpha-Beta Ratio: 2.4 - 3.5 Cohumulone: (% of alpha acids): 15 – 20% Total Oils in mls per 100 grams dried: 2.0 – 2.5 Storage(% alpha acids remaining after 6 months storage at 68° F): Good Similar Hop Varieties: Summit, Magnum, Citra, Mosaic