Usage: Dual Purpose
Description: El Dorado hops are a special dual purpose variety with exceptional aroma qualities and high alpha acids. It was developed in 2008 by CLS Farms, LLC in Washington’s Moxee Valley and released to the public in limited quantities in 2010.
El Dorado Hops consistently elicit responses of fruity and intense candy aromas and flavors, specifically tropical fruit flavors. Other fruit notes offered have been pear, cherry, watermelon and stone fruit.
It has made appearances in commercial beers from Three Floyd’s, New Belgium, Flying Dog, Firestone Walker and many more.
Typical Beer Styles: American-Style Ales, especially Pale Ale, IPA; Can also be used in Witbier.
Current AA% 14.9
Typical Alpha Acid: 14 – 17%