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El Segundo Citra Pale Clone HomeBrew Recipe

El Segundo Citra Pale Clone
El Segundo Citra Pale Clone
El Segundo Citra Pale Clone


Recipe Type: All Grain
Size: 5 Gallons
Beer Style: Citra Session Ale
Target ABV: 5.5%
Target IBUs: 50
Recipe Type:
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Posted July 13, 2013 by


All Grain HomeBrew Citra Session Ale Recipe

Profile: HomeBrew recipe for a hoppy session-style American Pale Ale, similar to El Segundo Citra Pale. A single-hopped ale brewed with 100% Citra hops. Medium-light bodied with aromas of passion fruit and gooseberries. Medium level of hop bitterness. Dry-hopped for extra hop aromas.



10 lbs Pale Malt

1.5 lb Vienna Malt

Hops (Pellets)

1 oz. Citra 12%a, 60 minutes

1/2 oz. Citra 12%a, 20 minutes

1/2 oz. Citra 12%a. at flameout

Yeast: White Labs WLP001 California Ale or Wyeast 1332 Northwest Ale

Dry-Hop: 1 oz. Citra – whole leaf recommended


Mash all grains for 1 hour at 152 degrees.

Sparge at 170 degrees.

One hour boil with hop regimen above.

Ferment at 63-68 degrees.

Rack to keg or secondary. Age for 4 weeks. Dry-hop for the last 7 days.

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