AROMA PROFILE: CITRUS, TROPICAL FRUIT
Developed by Hop Breeding Company and released in 2007. Citra® Brand HBC 394 features fairly high alpha acids and total oil contents with a low percentage of co-humulone. It is tolerant to downy mildew and powdery mildew with good pickability of dense, medium sized cones. Comprised of Hallertau Mittelfrüh, US Tettnang, Brewer's Gold and East Kent Golding.
Aroma: Specific aroma descriptors include grapefruit, melon, lime, gooseberry, passion fruit and lychee.
Alpha Acid: 11 - 15%
Beta Acid: 3 - 4.5%
Total Oil: 1.5 - 3 mL/100g