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General Hop Characteristics
Country of Origin: USA (Yakima Chief)
Noble: No
Uses: aroma and bittering
Beer styles:
Substitutions: Amarillo
Chemical Composition
Alpha Acids: 12-14 %
Beta Acids: 4-5 %
Cohumulone: 15-20 %
Myrcene: 60-65 %
Humulene: 10-15 %
Caryophyllene: 5-8 %
Farnesene: less than 1 %
Total Oil: 2-2.5 %

(%AA/6 Mo/20°C):

good %
Growing Characteristics
Yield: high
Harvest: midseason

This article discusses a specific variety of hops. For general information about selecting, using or propogating hops, see the main hop page

Simcoe® is a dual-purpose hop variety which its grower claims is similar in character to Amarillo. It is a proprietary hop, and the name "Simcoe" is a registered trademark of Yakima Chief Ranches, LLC.