Citra
®
Citra is an aroma hop brand released by the Hop Breeding Company, (a joint venture between John I. Haas, Inc. and Select Botanicals Group, LLC in the Yakima Valley) having unique and highly favored flavor characteristics. As the name suggests, its flavor descriptors include citrus including lime and grapefruit as well as various tropical fruity characters.

Flavour profile

Strong citrus fruit

Ancestry

50% Hallertau; 25% U.S. Tettnanger

Recommended beer styles

Analytical data

Cultivation Area

US

Ancestry

50% Hallertau; 25% U.S. Tettnanger

Alpha Acids (%)

11.0 – 13.0%

Beta Acids (%)

3.5 – 4.5 %

Alpha/Beta Ratio

Cuhomulone (% of alpha acids)

22 – 24 % of alpha acids

Total Oils (ml/100g)

2.2 – 2.8ml/100g

Oil Concentration (microlitres of oil/g alpha)

Myrcene (% of whole oil)

60 – 65 % of total oil

Linalool (% of whole oil)

Caryophyllene (% of whole oil)

6 – 8 % of total oil

Farnesene (% of whole oil)

< 1 % of total oil

Humulene (% of whole oil)

11 – 13 % of total oil

Selinene (% of whole oil)

Humulene/Caryophllene Ratio