Sticklebract is a dual-use New Zealand variety and another variety bred to stem the issues from Black Root Rot that were present in the country during the mid 20th century. It was selected as a seedling in the 1970’s from open pollinated First Choice.
Stickleback’s dominant aroma comes from high selinene and high myrcene resulting in a somewhat English, piney-citrusy bouquet.
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|Also Known As|
|Characteristics||Aromas of pine and citrus|
|Purpose||Bittering & Aroma|
|Alpha Acid Composition||13%-14.2%|
|Beta Acid Composition||7.5%-8.5%|
|Cone Size||Medium to large|
|Seasonal Maturity||Mid to Late|
|Yield Amount||1900-2560 kg/hectare (1695-2290 lbs/acre)|
|Storability||Retains 60%-70% alpha acid after 6 months storage at 20ºC (68ºF)|
|Ease of Harvest||Difficult|
|Total Oil Composition||0.76-1.72 mL/100g|
|Myrcene Oil Composition||51%-64%|
|Humulene Oil Composition||8%-11%|
|Substitutes||Northern Brewer (GR)|
|Style Guide||Extra Special Bitter|
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