El Dorado hops, named after the legendary city of gold, live up to their name by delivering a treasure trove of bold and juicy flavors to brewers and beer enthusiasts alike.
Developed in the United States, El Dorado hops are a relatively new hop variety, but they have quickly gained a reputation for their exceptional aroma and flavor profile.
Known for their captivating tropical fruit and citrus notes, El Dorado hops offer a burst of excitement to any beer they are used in.
With an alpha acid content ranging from 14% to 16%, El Dorado hops provide a pleasant bitterness while maintaining focus on their aromatic qualities.
Brewers often use El Dorado hops as late kettle additions or for dry hopping, adding them during this stage allows their aroma to shine, providing a unique profile that delights beer enthusiasts with every sip.
These hops are particularly well-suited for hop-forward styles like IPAs, Pale Ales, and even Hazy IPAs, where their fruity features can take center stage and harmonize perfectly with the juicy and hazy characteristics of these beers, creating a delightful and flavorful drinking experience.
El Dorado hops’ versatility extends to experimental and creative brews, where they can add a unique twist to traditional recipes.
The growing popularity of El Dorado hops has led to their cultivation in various hop-growing regions worldwide, ensuring a steady supply for brewers.
With each sip of an El Dorado-hopped brew, beer enthusiasts embark on a flavorful journey, exploring the rich tapestry of tropical and citrus flavors.
El Dorado hops embody the allure of hidden treasures, providing a bounty of bold and juicy aromas to elevate your brewing endeavors, leaving a lasting impression on the palates of those who seek exceptional flavors in their beers.
Why not check out the recipe for Verdant Style NEIPA that uses El Dorado Hops
Or see our YouTube video all about our hops here