Originally Posted by chaydaw
You are tasting a sample that came straight out of your kettle, directly after the boil. It still has hops suspended in it. Most all post boil samples you taste will be very bitter. As long as you followed your recipe and the hop schedule you will be fine.
This. I about choked when I took a sip of my Pliny clone right out of the kettle.
I just had my first bottle of an all-Citra IPA I did about two months ago. The hop schedule looked pretty similar to yours and it turned out great. Yours will be fine after fermentation, bottling and carbing. Cheers!