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Old 01-02-2011, 09:10 PM   #1
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Default I've actually got smoke

All of my friends home brews I've ever tried never have had any smoke. On my latest brew (Midwest Autumn Amber ale) I get that traditional carbonated "pop", and a really good amount of smoke, and really nice lacing.

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Old 01-02-2011, 09:44 PM   #2
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I had a nice pop and smoke on my second batch a few weeks back. It was an Amber.

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Old 01-02-2011, 09:52 PM   #3
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I don't think that's a good thing necessarily, but to each his own. Personally I like a bit lower carbonation so I can actually taste the beer and not the CO2.

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Old 01-02-2011, 10:30 PM   #4
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Is this not usual? I can't remember the last time I've had a properly carbed homebrew that didn't have the CO2 "smoke" when I popped the cap.

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