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Old 11-11-2012, 09:40 PM   #11
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Is 72hrs normal lag time? If not what could it be?
Normal, no. Possible, definitely.

 
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Old 11-11-2012, 11:02 PM   #12
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Pitching a wyeast packet without breaking the nutrient packet and not making a starter will increase lag time. However for 2.5 gallons one smack pack would be ideal. Without making a starter, you're just guessing the cells are alive.

 
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Old 11-12-2012, 04:17 PM   #13
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Very slowly started last night and not picking up the pace at all

 
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Old 11-12-2012, 10:48 PM   #14
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Let it be. It's fine.

 
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Old 11-13-2012, 01:48 AM   #15
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Its going now but its the most uneventful fermentation ive ever seen lol

Smells the best ive ever smelled though!

 
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