LalBrew® Windsor™ British-Style Ale Yeast

$158.00

LalBrew Windsor™ ale yeast is a true English strain that produces a balanced fruity aroma and imparts a slight fresh yeasty flavor. Beers created with LalBrew Windsor™ are usually described as full-bodied, fruity English ales.

Brewers choose LalBrew Windsor™ to produce beers that range from Pale Ale to Porter with moderate alcohol levels and the flavor and aroma characteristics of the best traditional ales. Traditional styles brewed with this yeast include but are not limited to Milds, Bitters, Irish Reds, English Brown ales, Porters, and Sweet Stouts.

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Description

Quick Facts

Beer Styles: Fruity English ales, pale ales, porters

Aroma: Fruity, estery

Attenuation: Medium

Fermentation Range: 59-72°F (15-22°C)

Flocculation: Low

Alcohol Tolerance: 12% ABV

Pitching Rate: 50-100g/hL to achieve a minimum of 2.5-5 million cells/mL

Microbiological Properties

Classified as Saccharomyces cerevisiae, a top fermenting yeast.

Typical Analysis of LalBrew Windsor™ Yeast:

  • Percent solids: 93% – 97%
  • Viability: ≥ 5 x 109 CFU per gram of dry yeast
  • Wild Yeast: < 1 per 106 yeast cells
  • Diastaticus: Undetectable
  • Bacteria: < 1 per 106 yeast cells

Finished product is released to the market only after passing a rigorous series of tests.

Brewing Properties

In Lallemand’s Standard Conditions Wort at 68°F (20°C) LalBrew Windsor™ yeast exhibits:

  • Vigorous fermentation that can be completed in 3 days.
  • Medium attenuation and low flocculation.
  • Fruity and estery flavor and aroma, typical of traditional English-style ales.
  • The optimal temperature range for LalBrew Windsor™ yeast when producing traditional styles is 59°F (15°C) to 72°F (22°C).

Windsor does not utilize the sugar maltotriose (a molecule composed of 3 glucose units). Maltotriose comprises an average of 10-15% of total sugar in all-malt worts. The result will be fuller body and residual sweetness in the beer. Be advised to adjust mash temperatures according to desired result.

Lag phase, total fermentation time, attenuation, and flavor are dependent on pitch rate, yeast handling, fermentation temperature and nutritional quality of the wort.

If you have questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

Why Dry Yeast?

Yeast regularly contains under 7% water while dry brewing. Rigid standards of quality are upheld during processing to refrain from microbial pollution. The exceptional strength of dry yeast takes into account rigorous QC testing to guarantee that under 1 wild yeast cell or bacterium per million cells of yeast is detected while brewing.

When it comes to most strains, 1g of dry yeast includes at least 5 billion suitable cells; however, the figure will shift marginally depending on the batch. Please contact us with any questions.

Additional information

Weight 1 lbs

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