Citra Hop Pellets 1 oz: One of the most popular hop varieties among craft brewers, Citra hop pellets are a must-try for beer enthusiasts. Citra HBC 394 features a high alpha acid content, making it an excellent choice for imparting bitterness and flavor to your brew. Additionally, this hop has a low percentage of co-humulone, making it smoother and less harsh than other hop varieties.
Citra hops have a unique aroma profile that includes notes of grapefruit, melon, lime, gooseberry, passionfruit, and lychee. The hop variety was developed in the USA and has a parentage that includes Hallertau Mittelfrüh, US Tettnang, Brewer's Gold, East Kent Golding, and an unnamed varietal.
Key Stats on Citra Hop Pellets:
- Alpha Acid: 11-15%
- Beta Acid: 3-4.5%
- Co-humulone: 20-24%
- Total Oil: 1.5-3 mL/100g
- B-Pinene: 0.7-1% of total oil
- Myrcene: 60-70% of total oil
- Linalool: 0.6-0.9% of total oil
- Caryophyllene: 5-8% of total oil
- Farnesene: <1.0% of total oil
- Humulene: 7-12% of total oil
- Geraniol: 0.3-0.5% of total oil
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This is my new favorite hop. Good citrus flavor.