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What it does :
Citra hops can be used for both bittering and aroma additions to your brew kettle. Consider using Citra hops in your next homemade beer. No substitutes for Citra hops are currently listed.
What it is:
The Citra hop variety was made available for use in 2007. This hop is a crossbreed that includes influences of Hallertauer Mittelfruh, U.S. Tettnanger, East Kent Golding, Brewers Gold, and several others. The aroma of the Citra hop has strong notes of citrus and tropical fruit.
Here is some guidance for your homebrewing hop additions:
The specific hop amount needed for a 5 gallon (18.9 liter) batch will vary. The main factors that determine the quantity of hops that you need are the alpha acid content of your hops, the boiling time that you select, and the bitterness targets for your recipe.
Use our Hop Utilization, Hop Bill, and Hop Alpha Acid Loss Calculators to help you do the math to help determine how to best use Citra hops in your next homebrew recipe.
In general, you prepare your hops for use in beermaking by:
Note that hops are available to brewers in a variety of forms (whole, plug, pellet).
Related LinksHop Bill
Hop Alpha Acid Loss