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Old 09-01-2012, 11:34 PM   #1
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Default Backwards pressure on airlock

Just set up a 1gal demijohn for my mum with what she called a turbo cider (i dono just followed the recipe she wanted) but now after about 2 hours it was starting to bubble threw the airlock but now its goin backwards

I have another of my own next to it that was set up about 6 hours ago and thats fine

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Old 09-02-2012, 03:03 AM   #2
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I bet you heated something in the recipe. Heated some water to dissolve some sugar? If so, now it's cooling down and contracting pulling a slight vacuum.

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Old 09-02-2012, 08:49 AM   #3
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Nah i didnt actually ... I moved it and put a towel around it and that stopped it

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