Simcoe was developed by Select Botanicals Group and released in 2000, Simcoe® Brand YCR 14 is known for its brewing versatility and unique aroma characteristics. It contains high alpha and low-cohumlone which has found favor in the craft and home brewing industries for dual purpose applications. Simcoe® is moderately tolerant to powdery mildew and has good pickability of a medium size cone.
Aroma: Specific aroma descriptors include passion fruit, pine, berry and earth characteristics.
Possible substitutions include Summit, Magnum
|Alpha Acid||11.5 - 15%|
|Beta Acid||3 - 4.5%|
|Co-humulone||17 - 21%|
|Total Oil||0.8 - 3.2 mL/100g|
|B-Pinene||0.5 - 1% of total oil|
|Myrcene||40 - 50% of total oil|
|Linalool||0.5 - 0.9% of total oil|
|Caryophyllene||8 - 14% of total oil|
|Farnesene||< 1.0% of total oil|
|Humulene||15 - 20% of total oil|
|Geraniol||0.8 - 0.8% of total oil|