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SilvaRizla

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I've heard that you can add something to help out in the head department, what is it you need to add?

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I added some 0.75# Carapils to the grain bag of my last Pale to get some head and it worked really well. I've heard this is a good characteristic of the grain, while not imparting much color.
 

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/me bites tongue must resist obvious sophmoric humor opportunity...must resist
 

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SilvaRizla said:
I've heard that you can add something to help out in the head department, what is it you need to add?

Silva

You mean in the ingredient department? I use a touch of wheat malt or carapils (8oz). Otherwise, if you keg, use a nitro/CO2 mix. That will give you a head similar to guinness/boddingtons/Belhaven/etc.
 

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brewhead said:
/me bites tongue must resist obvious sophmoric humor opportunity...must resist
I've heard a tongue ring adds to the experience......

I couldn't resist the sophmoric humor opportunity. They set it up, I knock it down.
 

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SilvaRizla said:
I've heard that you can add something to help out in the head department, what is it you need to add?

Silva
Try throwing in a handful of flaked barley. Maybe 1/2 - 1 lb.
 
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SilvaRizla

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Kenmc - that wasn't what I was talking about but its a good find, probably more suited to myself so i'll go for that.

What I was talking about was some sort of grain or something that helps produce a decent head
 
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