Citra Leaf Hops

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A dual purpose American hop with a high alpha acid (11-13%). Its character is strongly tropical and lush with a host of fruit flavors including peach, passionfruit, guava, lychee, lime and gooseberry. Because of its distinctive and intense aromatics, Citra® is best in a late addition or dry hop capacity. Used as a single variety or in a blend, Citra® does well in American wheat beers, pale ales, IPAs Belgian-style ales, and has been known to complement Brettanomyces.

  • Pedigree: Comprised of Hallertau Mittelfruh, US Tettnang, Brewer's Gold and East Kent Golding
  • Brewing Usage: Aroma
  • Aroma: Strong citrus and tropical tones of grapefruit, melon, lime, gooseberry, passion fruit and lychee
  • Typical Beer Styles: IPA
  • Additional Information: Developed by the Hop Breeding Company and released in 2007.
  • Alpha Acids: 11.0 - 13.0%
  • Beta Acids: 3.5 - 4.5%
  • Co-Humulone: 22 - 24%
  • Total Oil: 2.2 - 2.8 mL / 100g
  • Myrcene: 60 - 65% of total oil
  • Humulene: 11 - 13% of total oil
  • Caryophyllene: 6 - 8% of total oil
  • Farnesene: < 1% of total oil
  • General Trade Perception: One of the most popular new varieties, known for its intense flavor and aroma characteristics

Note: The 2 ounce packages are packed down from a pound package in house and nitrogen flushed to preserve freshness.