I did a terrible thing.
I got home from work and noticed the airlock wasn't bubbling (I know, I know), and it had been going hard since it started. So I said, what the hell, it's a learning experience.
Sanitized my thief, pried the bucket open, and pulled a sample. It's at 1.016 or so; maybe finished, maybe not, with the Windsor. No kraeusen, a few bits floating on top.
Tastes great, though. A little sweet, obviously, with just a little nice roast in the background. I could drink this all day long. And at what, 2.2% abv, why not? Hopefully it'll ferment out a little more in the next week, but even if it doesn't, it's still pretty tasty.
I promise to keep my mitts out of it until next Wednesday, at the earliest.