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Old 09-07-2008, 11:08 PM   #1
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I have changed airlocks and it seems that my EURO BOCk is sucking water from the air lock... I have it 55* but I do not have temp controller so it may get lower, I try to monitor it. The yeast is San Fransisco Lager from White Labs, it was past the best before date by 20 days. I am goning to pitch a starter tommorrow.

Is this weird?
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Old 09-08-2008, 12:17 AM   #2
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It happens as the wort cools. That causes some pressure changes, and then the airlock fluid can get sucked in.
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Old 09-08-2008, 12:18 AM   #3
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double bubble airlocks will let air in without sucking the water in.
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Old 09-08-2008, 03:55 AM   #4
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cool problem solved
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