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Re: Introduction/ newer brewer
« Reply #15 on: March 01, 2016, 05:09:00 PM »

room temp was 65-68
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Re: Introduction/ newer brewer
« Reply #16 on: March 01, 2016, 05:24:21 PM »
Was this an extract or all grain beer?  If extract, you shoud know that extract beers often have less foam due to the fact that a lot of proteins have been removed in the manufacturing process.  The other thing to keep in mind is that fermentation process can have a large effect on beer foam. Check this out.....http://byo.com/stories/article/indices/35-head-retention/697-getting-good-beer-foam-techniques
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Re: Introduction/ newer brewer
« Reply #17 on: March 01, 2016, 05:43:16 PM »
The recipe is an extract with a small steep.
http://listermannbrewing.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/01/Porter.pdf

Thats the link to the recipe, all came in a kit form.
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Re: Introduction/ newer brewer
« Reply #18 on: March 02, 2016, 03:19:54 AM »
What/how much clarifiers are you using? 

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Re: Introduction/ newer brewer
« Reply #19 on: March 02, 2016, 05:13:23 AM »
did not use a clarifier. Never heard of that before?
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Re: Introduction/ newer brewer
« Reply #20 on: March 02, 2016, 03:27:59 PM »
This is something that you shouldn't worry overmuch about at this stage.

I think the best solution is to brew more. Keep brewing. Develop your skill and knowledge. Keep at it and you will progress.



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Re: Introduction/ newer brewer
« Reply #21 on: March 02, 2016, 04:12:09 PM »
The Bloats and the staff at Listermann's are all great in person for help trouble shooting and suggestions. I buy 95% of my supplies there and am a Bloat,  but have not made many meetings due to my schedule and family life, but I do plan on being there more regularly
Edit to add: and welcome to the obsession, all good thoughts here so far
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Re: Introduction/ newer brewer
« Reply #22 on: March 02, 2016, 04:41:50 PM »
A  Listermann kit, eh?  I have read that cicada legs ruin head retention.  ;)

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Re: Introduction/ newer brewer
« Reply #23 on: March 02, 2016, 09:33:08 PM »
That must be in reference to something in Dan's past but I am not familiar with it. I only bought 3 kits or so before I went to doing some clones, then on to All Grain, but I had no issues with those kits that I could detect as a newbie brewer. Or maybe its an inside joke I am not privy to, either way I think they are a great LHBS and now run a great tasting brewing operation that is spreading quickly through Cincinnati area. I would not hesitate to recommend them to any new brewer in the area, and their brewing education classes are run by Siamese Moose from here on the forum.
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Re: Introduction/ newer brewer
« Reply #24 on: March 02, 2016, 09:54:40 PM »
That must be in reference to something in Dan's past but I am not familiar with it. I only bought 3 kits or so before I went to doing some clones, then on to All Grain, but I had no issues with those kits that I could detect as a newbie brewer. Or maybe its an inside joke I am not privy to, either way I think they are a great LHBS and now run a great tasting brewing operation that is spreading quickly through Cincinnati area. I would not hesitate to recommend them to any new brewer in the area, and their brewing education classes are run by Siamese Moose from here on the forum.

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Re: Introduction/ newer brewer
« Reply #25 on: March 02, 2016, 10:38:42 PM »
Gotcha, need to read the whole thing when I can
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