Citra is a special aroma hop variety developed by the Hop Breeding Company (a joint venture between John I. Haas, Inc. and Select Botanicals Group, LLC). It was released in 2007. Citra has fairly high alpha acids and total oil contents with a low percentage of cohumulone content. The variety imparts interesting citrus and tropical fruit characters to beer
Aroma: Strong Citrus, and Tropical Tones. Hints of Grapefruit, Melon & Lime
Brewing Usage: Aroma
Alpha Acids: 11-13%
Beta Acids: 3.5-4.5%
Common Beer Styles:
American Style Pale Ale
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