Citra® Brand HBC 394

Citra® Brand HBC 394

  • Yield (kilos per hectare) 1600-1800
  • Yield (lbs per acre) 1400-1600
  • Alpha Acids 11-13
  • Beta Acids 3.5-4.5
  • Alpha-Beta Ratio 2.9-3.1
  • Cohumulone (% of alpha acids): 22-24%
  • Total Oils (Mls. per 100 grams dried hops) 2.2-2.8
  • Myrcene (as % of total oils) 60-65%
  • Caryophyllene (as % of total oils) 6-8%
  • Humulene (as % of total oils) 11-13%
  • Farnesene (as % of total oils) 0%Storage (% alpha acids remaining after 6 months storage at 20° C) 75%
  • Possible Substitutions Unknown

Citra® Brand is a registered trademark used with HBC 394 cv  special aroma hop variety developed by the Hop Breeding Company (a joint venture between John I. Haas, Inc. and Select Botanicals Group, LLC).   It was released in 2007.  Citra® Brand hops have fairly high alpha acids and total oil contents with a low percentage of cohumulone content.Citra® Brand hops imparts interesting citrus and tropical fruit characters to beer. 

For more information on purchasing Citra® Brand HBC 394 hops please contact Yakima Chief-Hopunion, LLC.

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