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Citra Hops (Pellets)
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Citra is currently one of the most sought after hops among craft and home brewers for their intense citrus aroma and flavor. Grapefruit and lime aromas along with gooseberry, passion fruit, and lychee notes. Currently one of the top choices for late hop additions or dry hopping when you want to make that ultimate hop bomb IPA or Pale Ale. Citra also has a fairly high alpha acid content making it a good choice for bittering IPAs, Pales, and American Ales. Supply has been limited in the industry but MoreBeer! loved this hop from day one and bought a lot of it years ago on contract.

Hop Statistics
Alpha Acids: 11.0 – 13.0%
Beta Acids: 3.5 – 4.5%
Alpha-Beta Ratio: 2.4 - 3.7
Cohumulone: (% of alpha acids): 22 – 24%
Total Oils in mls per 100 grams dried: 2.2 – 2.8
Storage(% alpha acids remaining after 6 months storage at 68° F): 75%
Similar Hop Varieties: Simcoe, Mosaic

Flavor and AromaCitrus, Tropical, Fruity
Alpha AcidsAverage
Total Oil ContentAverage
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nice grapefruit pale ale
Nick A J on Feb 19, 2018
for flavor and aroma
bob a on Jan 23, 2018
nice grapefruit pale ale
Nick A J on Feb 19, 2018
Ian Z on Jan 30, 2018
for flavor and aroma
bob a on Jan 23, 2018
Citra hops are one of my favorite hops
Sharon L on Jan 23, 2018
Who doesn't love the Citra hop?
James P on Jan 22, 2018
Nice citrus and tropical fruit aroma and flavor
Steve D on Jan 18, 2018
Suggested by some as a fruity element in some IPA's
Mike B on Jan 17, 2018
Does citra really need a reason?
John E on Jan 15, 2018
Recipe for Tropical Haze
Rick H on Jan 15, 2018
Kyle K on Jan 15, 2018
My recipe needs it. Good quality at last order.
Mary M on Jan 13, 2018
Heard its very great for brewing citrus style beers
Edgar O on Jan 12, 2018
Ian Z on Jan 30, 2018
Citra hops are one of my favorite hops
Sharon L on Jan 23, 2018

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February 3, 2018
1 month ago
I like citra! Great flavor and aroma
January 24, 2018
1 month ago
Citra with 6,6% alpha acids?
My 2 oz bags of Citra all indicate 6,6% AA. Citra is 11 to 13% porcentage as indicated here in the details. Don't know if the label is wrong or what hops did I received.
August 23, 2017
Love this hop, not a big fan of the packaging
I love citra hops! I throw close to 9 ounces in my American pale between boil and dry hop additions.
This was my first time ordering hops from morebeer. I have to say the packaging left something to be desired. Neither of the two 8oz packages I received were vacuum sealed. In addition: both packages contained a large amount of crushed hop pellets. The hops still smelled great and, I'm waiting on a beer fermenting with these in my primary. I would estimate that 20-30% of each package was mostly hop dust. I love morebeer but, was a bit disappointed with these hops (primarily the packaging/handling).
May 15, 2017
Worth the extra $$ for American style IPA brews
Very fruity finish. Citrus/grapefruit/mango type flavor. Very aromatic.
May 1, 2016
Love this hop
May 18, 2015
excellent hop
these hops are the highlight of my red ipa. The provide an incredible flavor and aroma.
May 10, 2015
One of the best
This is one of my favorite hops for late additions and dry hopping. Fantastic aroma of citrus and grapefruit and provides pleasant bitterness
May 6, 2015
A lovely citrus floral nose. Rich fruitiness to back up this. I love to hop bust with this.
May 1, 2014
Love these hops!
They came fresh and they taste great! Not much more to say!
If you like that grapefruit/citrus taste these are the hop!
May 1, 2014