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Since no one has really touched on this part of the question: 'Will [...] dry hopping post fermentation help a no head/thin beer?' No, and in fact dry hopping would probably only serve to make things worse. As Mr_road notes, it's the isomerized alpha-acids that contribute to foam stability. Dry hopping adds basically no isomerized alpha acids since ...


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Malto-dexrin will increase the body, but it will only improve head retention if you also have sufficient medium-length proteins in your beer. There's a BYO article on this topic here https://byo.com/stories/issue/item/191-beer-foam-advanced-brewing. To improve head retention without increasing the body you could use Propylene Glycol Alginate (PGA). It's ...


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The style of beer you described in comments "belgian wheat" would by a mix style, but both a witbier and Belgians are known for effervescent carbonation almost twice the carbonation you mentioned (2 vol) 2 volumes is really low and won't form much if any head at low elevations, for any style. Bump it up to 3.2-3.8 volumes 16psi at 34°F to get 3.2 This ...



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