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.
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.