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Citra® Brand HBC 394 Hops (Pellets)

Citra® Brand HBC 394 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

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

Flavor and AromaCitrus, Tropical, Fruity
Alpha AcidsAverage
Total Oil ContentAverage
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Why did you choose this?
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The best hop ever.
Philip D on Dec 3, 2019
I need it for a recipe.
William B on Nov 19, 2019
The best hop ever.
Philip D on Dec 3, 2019
Always need Citra hops!
Cuco c on Nov 28, 2019
I need it for a recipe.
William B on Nov 19, 2019
New hop I have never tried
Robert M on Nov 15, 2019
Juicy Bits Clone
Andrew H on Nov 12, 2019
I love this hop
Paul Sleeman on Nov 12, 2019
Because galaxy is so hard to find right now
Frederick S on Oct 29, 2019
Works great with my IPAs
Gary F on Oct 28, 2019
i use citra a lot and find this a good price
tim m on Oct 23, 2019
aromatic floral notes
Christopher H on Oct 18, 2019
Possibly my favorite hop.
Joe on Oct 17, 2019
Alpha acid level
Chad S on Oct 16, 2019
Part of core recipe
Greg O on Oct 12, 2019
James M on Oct 7, 2019
Brian W on Oct 4, 2019
like citra hops
tristan k on Oct 4, 2019
One of my favorite hops
Kevin Vest on Sep 26, 2019
I like citra
Travis Nissen on Sep 24, 2019
Jacqueline K on Sep 20, 2019
Jacqueline K on Sep 20, 2019
Part of my recipe
Scott O on Sep 13, 2019
Good stuff
Michael M on Sep 10, 2019
I used it before and got good results
Henry F K on Sep 7, 2019
Awesome price
Randy W on Sep 3, 2019
This is a great product to add to my New England IPA recipe.
Rory F on Aug 28, 2019
Best price and available.
Christine W on Aug 28, 2019
New England IPA with Mosaic
Christopher H on Aug 28, 2019
Making a Coconut IPA.
Eddie M on Aug 28, 2019
All out
Derek W on Aug 28, 2019
Specific recipe
Valued C on Jul 25, 2019
i need them and they are hard to come by
John N on Jul 22, 2019
out of galaxy
ROY Q on Jul 19, 2019
you had it
mark a b on Jul 19, 2019
Scott B on Jul 18, 2019
Pale ale and ipa makers dream
Steve D on Jul 1, 2019
michael d on Jun 17, 2019
Brewing RED IPA
Domingo T on Jun 13, 2019
Recipe calls for it
Mark A on Jun 11, 2019
Love ipa
Mark D on Jun 7, 2019
Online Recipe
Joe Russo J on Jun 6, 2019
citra's my favorite hop
dan rush on Jun 5, 2019
I plan on using a lot of this hop this summer
Ryan M on Jun 1, 2019
wanted to sample
Fausto Johann L on May 30, 2019
Citra is one of my favorite hops.
Michael S on May 28, 2019
brad e on May 25, 2019
Need lots, can't find it anywhere else
Josh B on May 23, 2019
It's yummy
Steven Parman on May 17, 2019
Citra and Simcoe are a great combination for an IPA.
Kevin J on May 16, 2019
Ads a great citrus note
Mark W on May 16, 2019
Make beer
Clay F on May 10, 2019
Always need Citra hops!
Cuco c on Nov 28, 2019
New hop I have never tried
Robert M on Nov 15, 2019
How old are these hops?
Nathan K 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.

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I’m a big time more beer customer , the citra hbc 394 hops I just ordered “amazing “. Great flavor and aroma .
November 13, 2019
1 month ago
Made a smash beer. With my favorite hops Citra. Smelled awesome while brewing. Still waiting to try.
January 31, 2019
11 months ago
The best overall for IPA
Always a good choice for crisp piney flavor.
July 3, 2018
1 year 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
1 year ago
Citrus, Floral, Hop Goodness
Citrus, Floral, Hop Goodness. No complaints. Ever...
April 30, 2018
1 year ago
Very fresh! I bought a pound to spread over many recipes. These work great for bittering as well as aroma.
April 19, 2018
1 year ago
February 3, 2018
1 year ago
I like citra! Great flavor and aroma
January 24, 2018
1 year ago
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