Coldbreak Brewing HERMS Giveaway!

HomeBrewSupply AMCYL Brew Kettle Giveaway!


Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > Fermentation & Yeast > Windsor
Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 11-23-2011, 02:09 PM   #1
iowabrew
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Ames, Iowa
Posts: 542
Liked 40 Times on 36 Posts
Likes Given: 19

Default Windsor

I recently brewed a british bitter extract i got as a gift, the default dry was danstar windsor. After reading mostly not so pleasant posts about it i picked up some notty just in case. Just wanted to sing it's praises a little, as of last night ( 7 days in primary) it has dropped from OG 1.036 down to 1.01! Ferment temp in primary was kept at a cool 64F maybe dipping down as low as 62F but never higher than 64F. now another 2 weeks in the bucket and we'll bottle it up! sample tasted excellent though, no extract twang that i can detect. Just thought i'd give some props to this bad rep.

Also this was my first extract batch, only AG so far. I did a full boil which i think was very beneficial. I really really enjoyed how nice this was to make, shorter brew day, quicker turn around with low grav brews. may do this more often to get that pipeline stocked!


iowabrew is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Old 11-26-2011, 09:46 PM   #2
FrozenFloridian
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Recipes 
 
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: Davenport, IA.
Posts: 9
Default

I brew with Windsor all the time and it always turns out great. I love the fruityness in milds and browns. I mash low and get great attenuation.
Don't know why people dislike it so
FrozenFloridian is offline
 
Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Windsor Ale Yeast mikray Fermentation & Yeast 3 01-22-2011 05:47 PM
AHS Pumpkin Ale / Windsor gi2indking Fermentation & Yeast 8 10-04-2010 10:22 PM
Windsor attenuation? octo Fermentation & Yeast 3 05-11-2010 08:29 PM
Danstar windsor octo Fermentation & Yeast 8 05-05-2010 09:51 PM
Dry Windsor Yeast where best to use it? UnderThePorchBrewing Fermentation & Yeast 2 11-13-2009 07:31 PM


Forum Jump

Newest Threads

LATEST SPONSOR DEALS