Breeding/Development: US Grown. The Moxee Valley of Washington is a sub-growing district in the northern part of Yakima Valley and has a slightly cooler climate and is known for outstanding aroma crops. El Dorado® was developed by CLS Farms, LLC in 2008 and released in 2010. CLS Farms is 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.
Maturity: Early to mid-season.
Yield: 2300 – 2500 lbs/acre