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Additional information

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Characteristics

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Alpha Acid

Beta Acid

Cohumulone

Oil Composition

Myrcene: 50-64%, Humulene: 7-11%, Farnesene: 4-7%

Total Oil

Flavour Intensity

Sticklebract

Use in brewing

Dual purpose hop.

The high alpha of this hop makes it excellent to use as a bittering hop, though it also possesses an aroma with citrus and pine characteristics. This has lead to it becoming very popular within New Zealand brewing.

Substitutions

Northern Brewer

Origin/History

Released in 1972 by the (then) New Zealand Horticultural Research Centre.
It is a triploid variety, and was bred through open pollination with First Choice.

Agronomics

Sticklebract has a high yield, very high growth rate and matures mid to late season.

Storage

Good