CRYO HOPS is the concentrated lupulin of whole-leaf hops containing
resins and aromatic oils. It is designed to provide intense hop flavour and
aroma, enabling brewers to efficiently dose large quantities of alpha
acids and oils without introducing astringent flavours or vegetative
Released to the world in 2000 by Yakima Chief Ranches, American variety Simcoe® has become wildly popular with craft brewers. With a high alpha percentage and low cohumulone, it makes a very nice foundational bittering hop. It is also noted though for its favourable aroma qualities. It has a pleasantly fruity, yet earthy herbal and piney aroma.