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Old 02-15-2010, 02:50 AM   #1
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I have been brewing for 8 months now and I was getting rather mad cause none of my beers seemed to be carbing up....even after a few months of conditioning...Then tonight while pouring a homebrew I asked myself.. why are you being so gentle???? I decided to pour my brew a bit higher above the glass.. about 8-10 inchs from the top rim...by the end of the ppour I had a good head all the way upto the rim of the glass...LOL..who knew I was just pouring my beer wrong all along....I would be willing to bet many homebrewers that complain that they have no carbination are doing he same that I had been doing...just try to pour your brew higher above the rim of the glass.. It worked for me!!!!


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Old 02-15-2010, 03:01 AM   #2
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i always like a gentle pour, but i hear you on the velocity.. seems really it's how long the head lasts that important. not how much you get.


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Old 02-15-2010, 03:07 AM   #3
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i always like a gentle pour, but i hear you on the velocity.. seems really it's how long the head lasts that important. not how much you get.
That's what sh....
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I don't know man. i like gettin alot of head. it's very important to me.
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I was pouring so gently in the past that I was not getting any head at all... now with my new pouring technic I atleast get head on my beer...I guess I should be glad the SWMBO lets me brew... life doesn't get any better than this....
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I don't know man. i like gettin alot of head. it's very important to me.
Quality is better then quantity, in my opinion
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Got it:
Treat her rough, get a lot of head.

Seems counter-intuitive to me, but i'll try it!
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This thread should have been called :
"I got over the gentle pour and now I receive great head"
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or "Get rough: Get head!"


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