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Citra® Brand HBC 394 Hops (Pellets)

Citra® Brand HBC 394 Hops (Pellets)

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Possibly the most popular modern brewing hop around. Citra® hops are highly sought after among craft and home brewers for their intense citrus aroma and flavor. Citra® boasts grapefruit and lime aromas along with gooseberry, passion fruit, and lychee notes. You simply can't go wrong using these hops for late additions or dry hopping when you want to make that ultimate hop bomb Hazy IPA. Citra® also has a fairly high alpha acid content making it a solid choice for bittering IPAs, Pales, and American Ales.

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
Similar Hop Varieties: Simcoe®, Mosaic®
 

Citra® is a registered trademark owned by Yakima Chief Hops, LLC.
 

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There was not an organic option.
Jack T on Nov 28, 2022
Experimenting
Valued C on Oct 26, 2022
There was not an organic option.
Jack T on Nov 28, 2022
because citra
Nicholas A on Nov 11, 2022
Experimenting
Valued C on Oct 26, 2022
Brewing an APA
Jeremy W on Oct 12, 2022
best hops
Valued C on Oct 11, 2022
My fav beers use citra
Claude P on Sep 30, 2022
dry hop
nick w on Sep 19, 2022
recipes
RMcC on Sep 14, 2022
using for for Hazy
Jeremy M on Sep 14, 2022
Ran out on my last brew
mortfrom on Sep 13, 2022
Delicious
Michael W on Sep 11, 2022
Great intense flavour, smooth, slightly sweet, ages quickly for those in a rush, ages nicely.
Don Bradley on Aug 23, 2022
Recipe...
Barbara G on Aug 18, 2022
Recipe
josh l on Aug 17, 2022
This is a keg dry hop, wanted crypto hot hop, not available.
Roger W on Aug 17, 2022
For typical citrus attribute
Roger W on Aug 17, 2022
Making a Honey Double IPA
Casey D on Jul 23, 2022
for a dry hop
Robert D on Jul 19, 2022
Used it last time with excellent results
Henry F K on Jul 8, 2022
Clone Lagunitas Super Cluster
Patrick on Jun 23, 2022
clone Lagunitas Super Cluster
Patrick on Jun 23, 2022
Tree House Julius Clone
Jake B on Jun 20, 2022
Making hoptea, wanted a flavorful hop
Brad A N on Jun 18, 2022
Want to make a Hazy IPA
Arturo Aganza T on Jun 14, 2022
my go to
Ernesto T on Jun 14, 2022
Used in my Zombie Dust Clone
Allen Logan on May 27, 2022
8oz of shredded radish
Valued C on May 21, 2022
For David Heath's Cold IPA
Derek E on May 20, 2022
David Heath's OLD SCHOOL IPA EVOLUTION recipe
John W on May 18, 2022
Great products
Kevin P on May 10, 2022
Value
Kristin S on May 7, 2022
for an ipa
Thomas N on May 6, 2022
Used before
William L B on May 5, 2022
Cost
Mark Thompson on May 3, 2022
to make beer
david r on May 2, 2022
clone I found called for it
Valued C on Apr 30, 2022
I like to squirt citrus into my eyes
Charlie H on Apr 30, 2022
great tasting hop
Rasheeda S on Apr 20, 2022
For the wort.
Ezra S on Apr 15, 2022
Recipe
rod b on Apr 6, 2022
Julius clone
Tom on Apr 2, 2022
Standard hop strain at a great price
Steve P on Apr 1, 2022
Price
Jesse R on Mar 31, 2022
Citra at a great price.
David G on Mar 30, 2022
ditto
Kenneth V on Mar 30, 2022
You know
Jason Fuller on Mar 29, 2022
House Recipe "The CPA"
stephen g on Mar 26, 2022
House Recipe "The CPA"
stephen g on Mar 26, 2022
Recipe
Travis P on Mar 25, 2022
Great Hop, great price
Bruhop60 on Mar 23, 2022
because citra
Nicholas A on Nov 11, 2022
Brewing an APA
Jeremy W on Oct 12, 2022
Is this 2018 harvest?
jaden brodeur on Oct 29, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Hi Jaden - These are from a 2017 crop.
Reviews

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Rated 5 out of 5
Love this hop
I have been brewing since the 1990s, brewed with almost every hop out there. Citra is my favourite by far. I specialize in 3-3.5% alcohol ales and Citra works great here. I dry hop for 24 hours using the pellet form, using Co2 bursts to get as much surface contact exposure as possible. Then I clarify using Silafine (MoreBeer) and pour my first pint in under 48 hrs after dry hopping. Sure the flavour is intense, but it is what I was wanting. 60 grams per 60 liters. Over the next week it balances out each day, the longer the aging the more refined the flavour, but we love experiencing the flavour change each day. Well worth the extra cost in my opinion.
And you can always count on MoreBeer to deliver, I love this company, great people.
I wasn't paid for the review, I just really like MoreBeer
September 5, 2022
Purchased
3 months ago
Rated 5 out of 5
It smell gud
Fresh and yummy! Did an over-the-too dry hop on a pale ale and the aroma is amazing!
April 13, 2022
Purchased
8 months ago
Rated 5 out of 5
What can I say, this hop is amazing in ipa’s
May 12, 2021
Purchased
1 year ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Nice Hops and Packaging
I like the hops carried by MoreBeer. They make great beer. I like the heavier resealable hop packages better than some other suppliers use.
December 2, 2020
Purchased
over 2 years ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Delicious citrus and melon flavors
My first time using this hops in my favorite pale ale recipe. Rather than using the usual WLP001 Cal Ale yeast I opted for the WLP051 Cal Ale V yeast which was a dynamite combo. I got great sweet lime/grapefruit and melon flavor upfront that still finished dry with fruity hops aftertaste. The initial bouquet aroma coming off the head from a freshly poured pint is just heavenly and full of floral, fruity ambrosia. For reference here is my Citra Pale Ale recipe: 8lbs Ultralight LME, 8oz Crystal 20, 8oz Crystal 40, 8oz Victory Malt, 8oz Munich Malt. 1oz Magnum @ 60, 2oz Citra @ 5, 1oz Citra @ 1, 1oz Citra - Dry hop.
September 24, 2020
Rated 5 out of 5
Great product. Will purchase again.
May 18, 2020
Purchased
over 2 years ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Can't stop using
I love this and use it in most of my beers. It's addictive great with Mosaic!
April 28, 2020
Purchased
over 2 years ago
Rated 5 out of 5
I don't brew a lot of ales
But when I do I love to use these hops to get that citrus finish I am looking for in my summer ales.
January 3, 2020
Purchased
over 4 years ago
Rated 5 out of 5
Excellence!!!!
I’m a big time more beer customer , the citra hbc 394 hops I just ordered “amazing “. Great flavor and aroma .
November 13, 2019
Purchased
over 3 years ago
Rated 4 out of 5
Made a smash beer. With my favorite hops Citra. Smelled awesome while brewing. Still waiting to try.
January 31, 2019
Purchased
over 3 years ago