Simcoe® Brand YCR 14

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Simcoe® Brand YCR 14

In 2000, YCR released the Simcoe® Brand YCR-14 hop, which is an aroma brand known for its versatility and unique characteristics. Simcoe® hops boast several different aromas, including passion fruit, pine, earthy, and citrus, and also has strong bittering qualities. It is used extensively in both craft and home brewing.

For more information on purchasing Simcoe® hops, please contact Yakima Chief Hops LLC.

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Field Notes

  • Yield (lbs per acre): 1600-1800
  • Alpha Acids: 12-14%
  • Beta Acids: 4-5%
  • Alpha-Beta Ratio: 2.8
  • Cohumulone (% of alpha acids): 15-20%
  • Total Oils (Mls. per 100 grams dried hops): 2.0-2.5
  • Myrcene (as % of total oils): 60-65%
  • Caryophyllene (as % of total oils): 5-8%
  • Humulene (as % of total oils): 10-15%
  • Farnesene (as % of total oils): 0%
  • Storage (% alpha acids remaining after 6 months storage at 20° C): Good (above average %)

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