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Citra Hops (Pellets)

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

California Recipients: See Proposition 65 Information
Flavor and AromaCitrus, Tropical, Fruity
Alpha AcidsAverage
Total Oil ContentAverage
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Called for by recipe.
Chris H on Feb 21, 2019
Didnt want to split shipping on Galaxy hops
Jeff S on Feb 13, 2019
Called for by recipe.
Chris H on Feb 21, 2019
great hop
Kevin M on Feb 21, 2019
Didnt want to split shipping on Galaxy hops
Jeff S on Feb 13, 2019
Dean N on Feb 9, 2019
Dude, its citra..
Bryan on Feb 9, 2019
I like them.
Andrew James K on Jan 31, 2019
recipe calls for it
Linus P on Jan 29, 2019
CHRIS R on Jan 29, 2019
Purchased for a friend.
Jon D on Jan 28, 2019
I like citra hops in my IPA
PETER H on Jan 25, 2019
Like citra
Andrew K on Jan 24, 2019
This hop plays well with others
Alexander B on Jan 16, 2019
I like them
Wayne T on Jan 15, 2019
For a great IPA recipe.
Paul Kelly on Jan 15, 2019
Garold B on Jan 12, 2019
Citrus notes in the beer
Paula H on Jan 8, 2019
Study Materials for Cicerone
Daniel Nelson S on Jan 8, 2019
Darin V on Jan 6, 2019
cant find anywhere else
felipe M on Dec 29, 2018
Making Heady Topper Clone
Lou C on Dec 17, 2018
It’s a hop that starts with a C, so it’s necessary.
Kevin S on Dec 15, 2018
dry hops
Tony S on Dec 15, 2018
Gift - Person likes these hops
Melissa H on Dec 8, 2018
Good for IPA
Jody H on Dec 7, 2018
Good for IPA
Jody H on Dec 7, 2018
free shipping
David N on Nov 30, 2018
Justin B on Nov 28, 2018
julian o on Nov 22, 2018
Awesome hops!!! Great for IPA's
Mike I on Nov 22, 2018
love these
DENNIS B on Nov 21, 2018
Craig O on Nov 19, 2018
Justin C on Nov 17, 2018
David B on Nov 17, 2018
good results
daphne c on Nov 17, 2018
Stocking up on hops!
Alex Perkins on Oct 24, 2018
For its citrus overtones
William H. B on Oct 4, 2018
I love working with this hop!
F E on Sep 30, 2018
Its cheaper to buy in bulk and sometimes your local shop doesnt have 2 lbs of citra to sell in bulk
miguel a on Sep 27, 2018
As an addition to my summer blond
Glenn R on Sep 24, 2018
making NE IPA
William S on Sep 24, 2018
They're delicious....
Ward K T on Sep 21, 2018
Quality product
Ben M on Sep 19, 2018
Jesse P on Sep 13, 2018
Robert B on Sep 12, 2018
Making an IPA
Timothy E on Sep 6, 2018
for a recipe
Valued C on Sep 6, 2018
Use it
Michael R on Sep 5, 2018
Its good
Kenneth J W on Aug 30, 2018
Sam L on Aug 25, 2018
who docent need more Citra
Richard Mortimer on Aug 23, 2018
great hop
Kevin M on Feb 21, 2019
Dean N on Feb 9, 2019
How old are these hops?
Nathan Krull on Feb 11, 2019
BEST ANSWER: Hi Nathan - The crop year for the mentioned Citra hops is 2018.
Is this 2018 harvest?
jaden brodeur on Oct 29, 2018
BEST ANSWER: Hi Jaden - These are from a 2017 crop.

4.6 / 5.0
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Made a smash beer. With my favorite hops Citra. Smelled awesome while brewing. Still waiting to try.
January 31, 2019
2 months ago
The best overall for IPA
Always a good choice for crisp piney flavor.
July 3, 2018
10 months ago
Always Good Quality from MoreBeer
I'm a casual brewer, 5 & 10 gal batches. I buy hops by the pound for the $ savings, but use by the ounce. I've stored hops purchased from MoreBeer up to a year in the fridge before finishing a package and have not yet had a package go bad, both pellet and leaf hops.
May 9, 2018
10 months ago
Citrus, Floral, Hop Goodness
Citrus, Floral, Hop Goodness. No complaints. Ever...
April 30, 2018
10 months ago
Very fresh! I bought a pound to spread over many recipes. These work great for bittering as well as aroma.
April 19, 2018
10 months ago
February 3, 2018
1 year ago
I like citra! Great flavor and aroma
January 24, 2018
1 year 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