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Old 01-23-2013, 12:53 AM   #1
Jan 2013
Streamwood, Il
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I brewed a nut brown this past Fri,from a kit, and I have not seen my air lock move at all. I have been checking it everyday. I hit all my numbers so Im not sure whats going on. It is in a bucket so I cant really see anything. I popped the lid off and there is some froth on top. Should I let it go? I am new to this, but not my first batch. just have come across this yet. Any insight would be greatly appreciated.

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Old 01-23-2013, 12:57 AM   #2
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Hi! Welcome to the forum.

If you are seeing krausen, that's what fermentation looks like. So you're all set. Just check it in about 10 days or so, to take a hydrometer reading. Everything sounds like it's going exactly as it should.
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Old 01-23-2013, 01:05 AM   #3
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Sounds like the yeast was not viable. Try pitching more yeast. You should make sure your yeast is viable by Rehydrate the dried yeast

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