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Citra®

United States

AROMA PROFILE

Citra is a special aroma hop variety released by the Hop Breeding Company, having unique and highly favored flavour characteristics. As the name suggest its flavour descriptors include the citrus fruits lime and grapefruit, other fruity characters described as gooseberry, passion fruit, lychee as well as numerous other tropical fruits. Citra® brand HBC 394 cv. hop variety originated from a cross between Hallertauer Mittelfrüher and a father derived from U.S. Tettnang. It was released in 2008.

KEY FLAVORS

  • Jasmine
  • Spicy
  • Gooseberry
  • Lychee
  • Geranium

ANCESTRY

50% Hallertau; 25% US Tettnang;

ANALYZES

CULTIVATION AREA
United States
ALPHA-ACIDS*
11 - 13 %
BETA-ACIDS
3.5 - 4.5 %
TOTAL POLYPHENOLS
4.5 - 5.5 %
TOTAL OIL
2.2 - 2.8 ML/100G
MYRCENE
60 - 65 %
LINALOOL
1 - 2 %

*Alpha acids are determined by conductometric titration (EBC 7.4) in Europe; by spectrophotometric (ASBC Hops-6) in USA, Oil composition determined by Gas Chromatography (ASBC Hops-17,EBC 7.1.2)

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