Hops - EL DORADO Pellets
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 flavours. Other fruit notes offered have been pear, watermelon and stone fruit.
Alpha Acid Range: 14.0-14.6%