Breeding/Development: US Grown. 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 flavors. Other fruit notes offered have been pear, watermelon and stone fruit.
To preserve freshness, all BSG HandCraft hops are packaged in nitrogen-flushed, oxygen- and light-barrier foil packages.