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El Dorado®

El Dorado® supplies exceptional aroma characteristics with high alpha acids.

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Alpha Acid Range %
14.0 - 14.6
Beta Acid Range %
7.0 - 8.0
Co-Humulone as % of Alpha
28 - 31
Total Oil mL/100 g
2.5 - 2.8


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.

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

Maturity: Early to mid-season.

Yield: 2300 – 2500 lbs/acre