Hop Pellets – Citra – AA


Last updated on: 26 April 2023

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Citra Hops

Citra Hops Flavour & Aroma Profile

Citra hops are one the most citrusy aroma hops available in the world. Flavours give a fruity, citrus character. Citra is primarily used as an aroma hop, it can be useful for bittering however it is often described as being too harsh. 

Citra is one of the most popular hops available and is a great choice for single hop styles. We have a fantastic recipe kit which is based on the Brewdogs Citra single hop IPA which you can purchase here

Hop Pairings

Here is a list of hops which are often paired together in recipes, this is based on data collected as opposed to traditional methods of shared experience.

Hop Substitutions

Based on real data from experienced brewers here is a list of hops which have often been substituted for Citra if you are short on the day or just have an excess that you could do with getting rid of. (Data from Beer Maverik)


Columbus has been seen to be used in styles such as American Pale Ale, American IPA, Double IPA, Amber Ale.


Dual Purpose (Bittering & Aroma)

Alpha Acid


Beta Acid