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cvstrat

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I hate when I have this problem. It's been a few weeks for me too! :(

Ok seriously. How long has it been on tap? It might just not be fully carbed. If you've left it under pressure for a week or longer and you're still not getting any head you might be dispensing with too little pressure. Some brews just don't have a lot of head though no matter what you do. You could look at your recipe and see if there is room for something to enhance head retention.
 

BenS

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Try being more attentive to your 'brew' when it really matters. I get tons of head that way.
 
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It's ironic too because I brewed this beer the weekend my fiance left for Gabon for 4 months.

It has only been in the keg for a couple days but past brews I've made would develop a nice, frothy head even uncarbonated. So recipe then? Are brown and victory malts prone to poor head development?
 

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Thread does not deliver. :mad:
lol sure it does.

Just leave it sit a little while longer. Otherwise, maybe you got some soap or oil in there somehow. I'm willing to bet it's just a time thing.
 

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All things are better with time... carbonation and head. Seriously, who would turn down 5 min of head vs 30 min of head. Patience grasshopper! (think of baseball, it will postpone premature pours).
 

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Head is fleating sometimes. You get it one week and none the next. I haven't had good head for weeks. My beer has a lot of foam though, so I can't help you there.
 

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I try to bring my beer flowers at least once a month. That helps! Also, beer gets jealous so you have to make sure you give it ample attention and love.
-Jefe-
 
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