Origin: US. Washington's 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 hops are grown here.
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.
Maturity: Early to mid-season.
Yield: 2300 – 2500 lbs/acre