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General Hop Characteristics
Country of Origin: New Zealand
Noble: No
Uses: bittering or aroma
Beer styles:
Chemical Composition
Alpha Acids: 10.5-14.5 %
Beta Acids: 7.5-8.5 %
Cohumulone: 42-45 %
Myrcene: 45-60 %
Humulene: 8-15 %
Caryophyllene: 4-7 %
Farnesene: 4-8 %
Total Oil: 1.1-2 %

(%AA/6 Mo/20°C):

75 %
Growing Characteristics
Yield: very late
Harvest: very good

This article discusses a specific variety of hops. For general information about selecting, using or propogating hops, see the main hop page

Sticklebract is a triploid (some sources say tetraploid) cultivar developed in New Zealand during the 1970s, noted for its high selinine content and a piney, citrusy aroma. May give a unique New Zealand twist to English beer styles.