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Old 01-16-2013, 11:26 PM   #1
May 2012
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Ive brewed quite a few good tasting beers, but for some reason they all seem to have such a thick head. I don't know if it's from something I'm doing or something I'm not doing? Perhaps I don't let them sit in the fridge long enough?

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Old 01-16-2013, 11:35 PM   #2
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A thick head is not a bad thing. How much priming sugar are you using, what extracts grains etc...?
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Old 01-17-2013, 12:20 AM   #3
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Often time dirty/soapy glassware can cause it. Try cleaning your beer glasses in oxyclean instead of the dishwasher.

Also, remember some beers are supposed to have substantial head - especially wheat-based beers. Throughout Europe if you pour a beer without a noticeable head, it's considered bad.

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