Originally Posted by Incogneato
I'm new to kegging my homebrew. Last night I connected my gas line to the keg and started the carbonating process. When I connected the dispensing line and tried to pour some beer out (yes I know it's not carbonated yet, but wanted to test it), nothing came out. Is this usual??
No, not at all. You should be able to dispense as long as the gas is "pushing" the beer out.
You had the gas hooked into the "in" post, with the small diptube inside and the beer line hooked up to the "out" post, with the long diptube? What kind of tap did you have hooked up to the beerline?