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What it does :
Sticklebracht hops are used primarily for bittering additions to your brew kettle. You can use Sticklebracht hops to make the following beer styles: Bitter, English Pale Ale, Extra Special Bitter, Pilsener, Porter. Substitutes for Sticklebracht hops include: Northern Brewer.
What it is:
The Sticklebracht hop is one of the high-alpha hop varieties grown in New Zealand. The pedigree of the Stickelbracht hop includes a developmental variety. Stickelbracht is a very bitter hop variety that has some pleasant aroma characteristics as well. It has been compared to the Northern Brewer hop variety.
Here is some guidance for your homebrewing hop additions:
The specific hop amount needed for a 5 gallon (18.9 liter) batch will vary. The main factors that determine the quantity of hops that you need are the alpha acid content of your hops, the boiling time that you select, and the bitterness targets for your recipe.
Use our Hop Utilization, Hop Bill, and Hop Alpha Acid Loss Calculators to help you do the math to help determine how to best use Sticklebracht hops in your next homebrew recipe.
In general, you prepare your hops for use in beermaking by:
Note that hops are available to brewers in a variety of forms (whole, plug, pellet).
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Hop Alpha Acid Loss