Moxee Valley of Washington. USA. 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.
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.
Alpha Acid Range %: 14.0 – 14.6
Beta Acid Range %: 7.0 – 8.0
Co-Humulone as % of alpha: 28 – 33
Total oils mL/100 gr.: 2.5 – 2.8