Carbonation / head

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Hi everyone I have made some irish stout which I have transferred into 500ml bottles. I was told to add 1 carbonation drop per bottle which I did. It has been second fermenting now for just over a week and last night I tried a bottle just to sample and just because I couldn't wait to try it šŸ™ƒ. When I pored it into a pint glass the stout had no head but was gassy . Is there anything I can do to make the head better? It did taste really good though
 
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Patience Grasshopper!
Keep in mind that the term "conditioning" is used for a reason. CO2 transforms into H2CO3 (carbonic acid gas). When I bottle, it has always taken 2.5 to 3 weeks to condition. In a keg it takes about 2 weeks. I am at a loss to explain the difference but it works like a well running clock. Just wait it out and you'll be rewarded.
 

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