Coldbreak Brewing Giveaway - Open to All!

Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > Recipes/Ingredients > Simco Substitute
Thread Tools
Old 02-15-2008, 04:40 PM   #1
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
BuffaloSabresBrewer's Avatar
Join Date: Sep 2007
Posts: 2,224
Liked 6 Times on 4 Posts

Default Simco Substitute

My HBS doesn't carry them and I wanted to make BMs wheat this weekend. Anyone know a good substitute?

maybe i'll post an ad:

Single male seeks double-jointed supermodel who owns a brewery and grows her own pot. Access to free concert tickets a plus!
BuffaloSabresBrewer is offline
Reply With Quote
Old 02-15-2008, 04:56 PM   #2
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Join Date: Dec 2006
Location: Doylestown, PA
Posts: 3,739
Liked 10 Times on 10 Posts
Likes Given: 2


per midwest:

Has a unique mahogany/walnut wood aroma, with some resinous/candilike character and some citrus. Substitutes: Pride of Ringwood with a touch of Goldings and Cascade. This hop will be hard to find in 2008.

brewt00l is offline
Reply With Quote
Old 02-15-2008, 06:27 PM   #3
Will work for beer
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Dude's Avatar
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Knob Noster, Missouri
Posts: 8,843
Liked 76 Times on 66 Posts
Likes Given: 9



Nothing can sub for pine, pineapple, mango and iced tea.

On Tap: Lake Walk Pale Ale -- Eternity (Raspberry Stout) -- Nutrocker -- Donnybrook Dark
Primary: Lake Walk Pale Ale
Secondary: Summit IPA
Up Next: Smoked Porter -- Pub Ale -- Watermelon Wheat
Gone But Not Forgotten:
Dude is offline
Reply With Quote
Old 02-16-2008, 04:15 AM   #4
Bearcat Brewmeister
Pour, Drink, Pee, Repeat
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Bearcat Brewmeister's Avatar
Join Date: Feb 2006
Location: Cincinnati, OH
Posts: 705
Liked 20 Times on 7 Posts


I have found Simcoe to be pretty unique. I am down to about 6 oounces and am concerned if they will last me through the year.
Kegged: APA, Old Ale, Bock, Robust Porter
Imperial Milk Stout
Next Up: --
Projects: Brutus Strut-stand (Done), Freezer Conversion (Done), HERMS (Done), Lager Fermentation Mini-fridge Extension (Done)
Drinking: Great Lakes Edmund Fitzgerald, Fuller's 1845, New Glarus Moon Man, Tröegs Troegenator
Bearcat Brewmeister is offline
Reply With Quote
Old 02-16-2008, 01:42 PM   #5
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
adx's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Scaggsville, MD
Posts: 933
Liked 13 Times on 4 Posts


You're SOL. Simcoe is a trademark hop that is relatively new. It was bred for it's specific flavor.

Simcoe, Sorachi Ace, and Saaz are hops that have no substitue.
adx is offline
Reply With Quote
Old 02-16-2008, 01:59 PM   #6
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: Newport News, VA
Posts: 687
Liked 2 Times on 1 Posts


According to the substitution chart in BYO this month there is no sub. There have been Simcoe hops for sale on ebay though if you want to go try and win some.

Primary - Empty
Secondary - Empty
Bottle Conditioning - None
Drinking - Peanut Butter Oatmeal Stout, Barleywine, Saison, APA, Strawberry mead
In the Works - Summer Rye for my wedding, May 15, 2010
clemson55 is offline
Reply With Quote

Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
DME Substitute rhag1128 Recipes/Ingredients 6 10-03-2013 10:38 AM
Hop substitute? GLWIII Recipes/Ingredients 3 07-15-2009 08:14 PM
substitute for 1lb LME? snipper_cr Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 5 03-05-2009 12:29 PM
Hop Substitute jagg Recipes/Ingredients 17 05-13-2008 01:14 AM
Hop Substitute??? Hopfan All Grain & Partial Mash Brewing 7 07-31-2007 04:40 AM

Forum Jump

Newest Threads