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Since its release in 2008, Citra has been one of the most recognized and used flavor and aroma hops by craft brewers and homebrewers alike. Notable commercial examples are endless but Psuedo Sue from Toppling Goliath and Zombie Dust from Three Floyds are notorious for using Citra as the sole hop. This American hop has a lineage featuring Hallertau Mittelfruh, US Tettnang, East Kent Goldings, Brewer’s Gold, and others. The high Myrcene content provides a strong aromatic profile of citrus and tropical fruit.

Usage: Flavor and Aroma
Flavor Profile: grapefruit, mango, pineapple, papaya, peach, apricot, passion fruit, lime, melon, gooseberry, lychee fruit
Similar Hop Varieties: Simcoe, Cascade, Centennial, Mosaic
Beer Styles (most likely to be used in): India Pale Ale, Pale Ale

Hop Statistics
Alpha Acids: 11.0 – 13.0%
Beta Acids: 3.0 – 4.5%
Cohumulone: (% of alpha acids): 20 – 35%
Total Oils in mls per 100 grams dried: 1.5 - 3 mL/100g
Retains 75% alpha acid after 6 months storage at 20ºC (68ºF)