Windsor Ale Yeast is a true English strain that produces a beer which is estery to both palate and nose with a slight fresh yeasty flavor. Beers created with Windsor are usually described as full-bodied, fruity English ales. Brewers choose Windsor to produce beers that range from pale ale to porter with moderate alcohol levels and the flavor & aroma characteristics of the best traditional ales.
- Quick start to fermentation, which can be completed in 3 days above 17°C.
- Moderate attenuation, which will leave a relatively high gravity.
- Non-flocculent strain, but some settling can be promoted by cooling and use of fining agents and isinglass.
- This yeast has found great acceptance in producing strong-tasting bitter beer, stout, weizen and hefe weizen.