Citra® Brand HBC 394

Citra® Brand HBC 394 is a special aroma hop variety developed by the Hop Breeding Company and was released in 2007. Citra® hops have fairly high alpha acids and total oil contents with a low percentage of cohumulone content. Citra® hops impart interesting citrus, tropical, and stone fruit characters to beer.

For more information on purchasing Citra® hops, please contact Yakima Chief Hops.

Citra® Brand HBC 394

Field Notes

 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%

To purchase Citra® Brand HBC 394 hops visit

Yakima Chief Hops

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