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Old 01-15-2009, 12:31 AM   #1
May 2008
Belgium, WI
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I just read the following article...
'New' Old Style coming to you, fully krausened once again - JSOnline
...and I was wondering what it means by Old Style now being "fully krausened" again. I am familiar with the foamy, rocky krausen when we brew, but what does it mean for a beer to be fully krausened?

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Old 01-15-2009, 01:05 AM   #2
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Jul 2008
Santa Rosa, CA
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It means they add fermenting beer to fermented beer, usually for natural carbonation and to reduce diacetyl.

Sierra Nevada is kräusened at bottling time, but I'm guessing Heileman's is kräusened in a large pressure tank.
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Keg: Simple AIPA (2-row, Chinook, Cascade, WLP090)

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