Citra Pellet Hops


Developed by Hop Breeding Company and released in 2007. Citra features fairly high alpha acids and total oil contents with a low percentage of co-humulone. It is tolerant to downy mildew and powdery mildew with good pickability of dense, medium sized cones. Comprised of Hallertau Mittelfrüh, US Tettnang, Brewer's Gold and East Kent Golding.

Aroma: Specific aroma descriptors include grapefruit, melon, lime, gooseberry, passion fruit and lychee.

  • Alpha Acid 11 - 15%
  • Beta Acid 3 - 4.5%
  • Co-humulone 20 - 24%
  • Total Oil 1.5 - 3 mL/100g