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Old 11-09-2012, 04:32 AM   #1
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I brewed some pumpkin ale yesterday and pitched some wyeast Belgian yeast and today there is still no airlock activity at all



 
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Old 11-09-2012, 04:44 AM   #2
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Add some more oxygen let them continue to grow



 
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Old 11-09-2012, 05:30 AM   #3
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Any visual signs? Has gravity changed? Trying to save you before the 'airlock activity is not a reliable sign of fermentation' contingent finds this thread. They're (we're?) right, but obnoxious. But seriously, airlock activity is not a reliable indicator of fermentation.
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Old 11-09-2012, 07:48 AM   #4
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Any visual signs? Has gravity changed? Trying to save you before the 'airlock activity is not a reliable sign of fermentation' contingent finds this thread. They're (we're?) right, but obnoxious. But seriously, airlock activity is not a reliable indicator of fermentation.
I totally agree.

What's your OG and what kinda yeast didya pitch? that might explain alot.
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Old 11-09-2012, 03:27 PM   #5
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Good news we are bubbling.......booze here we come



 
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