Origin: US Grown. Moxee Valley of Washington. The Moxee Valley is a sub-growing district of the Yakima Valley and has a slightly cooler climate and is located in the northern part of the Yakima Valley. Due to its cooler temperatures, outstanding aroma crops are grown there.
El Dorado™ was developed by CLS Farms, LLC in 2008 and released in 2010. CLS Farms in a multi-generational family hop farm.
Usage: Dual purpose hop variety with exceptional aroma qualities and high alpha acids.
Aroma & Flavor Characteristics: El Dorado™ consistently elicits responses of fruity notes, specifically tropical fruit flavors. Other fruit notes offered have been pear, watermelon and stone fruit.
|Alpha Acid Range %||14.0 - 14.6|
|Beta Acid Range %||7.0 - 8.0|
|Co-Humulone as % of alpha||28 – 31|
|Total oils mls/100 gr.||2.5 - 2.8|