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Head in the bottle?

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#1 rlibkind

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Posted 21 June 2012 - 07:39 PM

I'm drinking, on my front stoop, a bottle of Gagfel Kölsch . No glass, just from the bottle. And it has a perfect head! Never noticed that before with any beer still in the bottle.

Anyone else ever see this? Or have I just been oblivious until now?
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#2 gfweb

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Posted 21 June 2012 - 08:03 PM

Its so frigging hot, tap water has a head.

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#3 Ashen

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Posted 22 June 2012 - 12:07 AM

I have noticed this in many bottle conditioned beers . I am not sure if your Gagfel Kölsch is bottle conditioned though.
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#4 rlibkind

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Posted 22 June 2012 - 06:16 AM

Btw, correcting my typo: it's Gaffel Kölsch. And the head remained through most of my slow consumption.

GFW: gee, the water from my tap doesn't form a head...it just boils away!
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#5 radtek

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Posted 03 November 2012 - 09:33 PM

I've seen and experienced it. Not sure I care for head in the bottle as you really don't get to appreciate the aroma that much. IMO it's usually a result of a combination of overcarbonation, poor handling and improperly chilled beer.