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Old 05-11-2010, 07:05 PM   #1
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Default Windsor attenuation?

I thought windsor was supposed to finish early with a high FG? My windsor yeast went from 1.061-1.000 in a week. My fermentation temps were between 64-68. what gives?



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Old 05-11-2010, 07:40 PM   #2
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Hi there. You must be reading it wrong, sorry to say. For a beer to go to 1.000 is pretty much impossible. You could be reading the wrong column, I have personally done this before. Also, test your hydrometer in water to ensure it is working properly.


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Old 05-11-2010, 07:55 PM   #3
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sorry, it wasnt beer. it was a cider that i used it in.
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Old 05-11-2010, 08:29 PM   #4
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cider is much, much more fermentable than beer. That doesn't sound out of line at all, even for Windsor. Remember, you're dealing with a ton of simple sugars, fermentation characteristics are going to be different than they are for beer.

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