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El Dorado®

Alpha Acid Range %
14 - 14.6
Beta Acid Range %
7 - 8
Co-Humulone as % of alpha
28 - 31
Total oils mls/100 gr.
2.5 - 2.8


El Dorado® is a relatively new hop with exceptional aroma characteristics and high alpha acids.

Breeding/Development: US. 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.

Brewing Application: Dual purpose hop variety with exceptional aroma qualities and high alpha acids.

Sensory: El Dorado® consistently elicits responses of fruity notes, specifically tropical fruit flavors. Other fruit notes offered have been pear, watermelon and stone fruit.

Botanical Classification:
Family: Cannabaceae
Genus: Humulus
Species: Lupulus

Maturity: Early to mid-season.

Yield: 2300 – 2500 lbs/acre