El Dorado is a unique, dual-purpose hop with exceptional aroma qualities and high alpha acids levels. A relatively new variety with consistent performance, quickly making it popular for hop-forward styles or beers with complex flavor profiles.Tasting notes commonly specify aromas of watermelon, pear, candy, or stone fruit. There is often an undertone of citrus, and sometimes an identifiable fresh-cut-grass taste.
Origin: Moxee, WA
Brewing Usage: Dual-Purpose
Aroma: Fruity notes, especially tropical fruit flavors, pear, watermelon, candy or stone fruit. Often an undertone of citrus and sometiems and identifiable fresh-cut-grass taste
Alpha Acids: 14.0 - 16.0%
Beta Acids: 7.0 - 8.0%
Cohumulone: 28 - 33%
Total Oil: 2.5 - 2.8%
Caryophyllene: 6 - 8%
Humulene: 10.0 - 15.0%
Myrcene: 55 - 60%
Possible Substitutions: Citra, Nelson Sauvin, Rakau
Typical Beer Styles: American Pale Ale, IPA
*All hops in stock are stored in a cold environment to ensure the highest freshness possible. Alpha and Beta acid amounts vary between batches and may not be exactly as pictured, however are generally with in the ranges stated above.