Simcoe® Brand YCR 14 Hops (Whole Cone)

Simcoe® Brand YCR 14 Hops (Whole Cone)

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In the past decade Simcoe® hops have become somewhat of a darling in both craft and home brewing. True dual purpose application lets Simcoe® offer a well rounded addition to just about any recipe. Smooth bitterness is met with aromas of earth, citrus (grapefruit), and cannabis. Try it in IPAs, Wheats, Saisons, and Amber Ales.
Whole cone hops are typically the preffered format for dry hopping as they maintain contact with the beer by floating, they are easier to remove than pellets and they add a unique character to the beer. Adding whole cone hops directly to the mash tun is also a great way to add flavor and clarify your wort.

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®


Simcoe®, Citra®, and Mosaic® are registered trademarks owned by Yakima Chief Hops, LLC.

California Recipients: See Proposition 65 Information
Flavor and AromaCitrus, Piney
Alpha AcidsHigh
UseDual Purpose
Total Oil ContentHigh
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Love me some dry-hopped Simcoe
Michael Ferguson on Sep 19, 2019
Good finishing hop for ipa
C C on Mar 24, 2019
Love me some dry-hopped Simcoe
Michael Ferguson on Sep 19, 2019
Hazy IPA
Brian W on Jul 11, 2019
Good finishing hop for ipa
C C on Mar 24, 2019
West coast ipa
Walter j on Mar 8, 2019
Dry hopping
Oscar H on Feb 11, 2019
Good hop
Brian W on Jan 22, 2019
Donn Martin on Jan 4, 2019
Mark B on Dec 4, 2018
I have not used Simcoe in a while.
Anthony L on Nov 17, 2018
Barbara R on Oct 31, 2018
Draft infusion
Valued C on Sep 25, 2018
i like it
Drew J on Jul 8, 2018
trying an infusion
Liam C on May 24, 2018
Need it for my recipe
Locke L on May 11, 2018
Whole cone hops work well for dry hopping in the keg.
Tom Romenesko on Apr 6, 2018
Hazy IPA
Brian W on Jul 11, 2019
West coast ipa
Walter j on Mar 8, 2019

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Nicely package and really fresh
March 4, 2019
8 months ago
Simcoe Whole Cone Hops
My system works best with whole hops in the boil. I love Simcoe but can't grow them. The beer I made with these hops is conditioning right now, but I expect will be 7.0 ABV and very dry. I made 20 gallons and will dry hop 15 gallons using some of the Simcoe hops.
December 9, 2018
11 months ago
Great hops but prefer the pellets
The Simcoe whole hops were full and well-packaged. I used them in a New England IPA, but overall, I prefer the pellet hops. The whole leaf hops absorb a large amount of wort, and thy are much harder to handle than the pellets.
February 12, 2018
1 year ago