Bulk Simcoe ® Hops – 500g

Pellets - Aroma/Bittering - (12-14%) - 2018

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Simcoe ® hops are very unique with a pine-like aroma with grapefruit and pineapple notes. Also makes for a very clean bittering hops.

All of our bulk buy hop packs are vacuum sealed, stored cool and the latest crop. These larger format packs are limited release only.

  • Usage: Aroma / Bittering
  • Type: Pellets
  • Flavour:Bright citrus flavors with earthy undertones, aromas of grapefruit, pine and herbs
  • Alpha Acid: 12-14%
  • Year of harvest: 2018
  • Weight: 500g
  • Beer Styles:Double India Pale Ale, India Pale Ale, Pale Ale

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Description

SIMCOE ® HOPS SPECIFICATIONS

This dual purpose hop has funky pine character, making it synonymous with American IPA. A high-alpha hop used for both bittering and aroma in American ales. Smooth, clean bitterness, low cohumulone, pine-and-citrus aroma and flavour.

A popular hop for Double India Pale Ale,India Red Ale,Porter,India Pale Ale,Brown Ale,Abbey Dubble Dark,Belgian Wheat, Saison,Bitter,Barley Wine,Amber Ale,Red Ale,American Amber Ale,Strong Pale Ale.

Year of Harvest2018
CharacteristicsBright citrus flavors with earthy undertones, aromas of grapefruit, pine and herbs
PurposeAroma / Bittering
Alpha Acid Composition12%-14%
Beta Acid Composition4%-5%
Co-Humulone Composition15%-20%
CountryUS
Seasonal MaturityMid
Total Oil Composition2-2.5 mL/100g
Myrcene Oil Composition60%-65%
Humulene Oil Composition10%-15%
Caryophyllene Oil5%-8%
Farnesene Oil0%-1%
SubstitutesSummit
HOW TO USE THE SIMCOE ® HOPS?

1.Boiling gives maximum bitterness. Boil the hops in about 1 litre of water, preferably with about 100 grams of malt extract. Boil for at least 5 minutes. The longer you boil the hops the more bitterness you will impart. Use this hot liquid in place of some of the hot water you use to mix up your other ingredients.

2.Steeping gives some bitterness and some flavour. Let the hops steep in about 500ml of very hot water for about 15 minutes while you prepare the rest of your ingredients. Again use this liquid in place of some of your hot mixing water.

3.Whole hopping gives a bit of everything. Simply add the hops directly to the fermenter when you add the hot water to mix your ingredients. This is the easiest and perhaps the best to try for your first time.

4.Dry or post-fermentation hopping gives aroma to the finished beer. Just add the hops to the fermenter once the peak of fermentation has passed. That is, once the head of foam on the fermenting beer has started to subside and once movement in the airlock has slowed.

Additional information

Weight0.5 kg
Dimensions20 × 10 × 5 cm

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