Citra – is one of the newest additions to the American hop family, Citra has created quite a buzz in the homebrewing, and craft brewing worlds. As its name implies, it is strongly citrus, with hints of pine and mango layered in. It is sought after for its aroma qualities, but many report excellent results with using it for bittering as well. An excellent hop to blend in hop bills of American Pale Ales and IPAs.
Hop Type: Aroma
Alpha Acid: 24-28%
Possibility of Substitution: Simcoe
Typically used for: Pale Ales, India Pale Ales