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 is 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: 14 – 14.6%
Beta Acid: 7 – 8%
Total Oil: 2.5 – 2.8 mL/100g