Bulk Citra ® Hops – 500g

Pellets - Aroma - (11.0 - 13.0%) - 2019


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Citra has an intense citrus aroma and flavour. Grapefruit and lime aromas along with gooseberry, passion fruit, and lychee notes. Use for late hop additions or dry hopping when you want to make that ultimate hop bomb IPA, NEIPA or Pale Ale.

All of our bulk buy hop packs are vacuum sealed, stored cool and the latest crop. These larger format packs are limited release only.

  • Usage: Aroma
  • Type: Pellets
  • Flavour: Gooseberry, mango, passion fruit, and lychee
  • Alpha Acid: 11.0 – 13.0%
  • Year of harvest: 2019
  • Weight: 500 grams
  • Beer Styles: American Pale Ale, India Pale Ale, NEIPA


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One of the most popular new varieties, known for its intense flavor and aroma characteristics. Can be used in any style of beer but perhaps more suited to the US styles.

Strong citrus and tropical tones of grapefruit, melon, lime, gooseberry, passion fruit and lychee.

Year of Harvest2019
CharacteristicsCitrus, grapefruit, lime, tropical fruits, harsh bitterness
PurposeBittering & Aroma
Alpha Acid Composition10%-15%
Beta Acid Composition3%-4.5%
Co-Humulone Composition20%-35%
Seasonal MaturityMid
Total Oil Composition1.5-3 mL/100g
Myrcene Oil Composition60%-70%
Humulene Oil Composition7%-12%
Caryophyllene Oil5%-8%
Farnesene Oil1%
SubstitutesSimcoe®, Cascade, Centennial, Mosaic®

1.Boiling gives maximum bitterness. Boil the hops in about 1 litre of water, preferably with about 100 grams of malt extract. Boil for at least 5 minutes. The longer you boil the hops the more bitterness you will impart. Use this hot liquid in place of some of the hot water you use to mix up your other ingredients.

2.Steeping gives some bitterness and some flavour. Let the hops steep in about 500ml of very hot water for about 15 minutes while you prepare the rest of your ingredients. Again use this liquid in place of some of your hot mixing water.

3.Whole hopping gives a bit of everything. Simply add the hops directly to the fermenter when you add the hot water to mix your ingredients. This is the easiest and perhaps the best to try for your first time.

4.Dry or post-fermentation hopping gives aroma to the finished beer. Just add the hops to the fermenter once the peak of fermentation has passed. That is, once the head of foam on the fermenting beer has started to subside and once movement in the airlock has slowed.

Additional information

Weight0.5 kg
Dimensions20 × 10 × 5 cm

2 reviews for Bulk Citra ® Hops – 500g

  1. Russell Bateman (verified owner)

    Great product quick and easy delivery, can’t recommend enough will be purchasing again.

  2. Troy Siegle (verified owner)

    easy to order and received straight away. flavour and aroma was perfect in my zombie dust clone

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