Originally Posted by EricM83
I made an English Brown Ale and it has very good carbonation, but the foam disappears within a minute or so. Any ideas on how to fix that in future batches? I was reading somewhere that said more often than not that it's caused from dirty glasses, but I know they are clean. I'm new to this so I don't know.
Head retention is a pretty easy fix- you can just add some specialty grain to your recipe that will help. Like, a little flaked wheat, carapils, flaked barley, etc. Not enough to impact the flavor, but enough to give you good results.
What was the recipe in your English brown?