Bell's Select El Dorado Hops - 8 oz Pellets

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El Dorado hops hand selected by Bell's Brewery for our beer lineup*, packaged exclusively by Bell's General Store for homebrewers.

Bell's Brewery selects the highest quality hops with the best aromas, oils and flavors for our beers.  We have now brought these hops to you with our Bell's Select brand. These are the same hand-selected hops we use to make our own beers in the brewery.

Packaged in vacuumed and nitrogen flushed Mylar packaging to ensure the best aroma and stability. 

*Image shown is generic and does not necessarily mean this variety is in the recipe for displayed beers.

El Dorado Varietal Info

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 sometimes an 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%

Farnesene: 0.01%

Humulene: 10.0 - 15.0%

Myrcene: 55 - 60% 

Possible Substitutions: Citra, Nelson Sauvin, Rakau

Typical Beer Styles: American Pale Ale, IPA

Other notes: 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.

All our in stock hops are stored cold to ensure the highest freshness possible.  Alpha and Beta acid amounts vary between batches and may not be exactly as pictured, however are generally within the ranges stated above.