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    I'm dying ...

    Biohazard
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    Bad yeast

    Oops! I knew what I meant, but I typed it wrong. Warmer months, obviously. :) I'm happy to report that the beer is officially showing signs of life with a little krausen and airlock activity to boot! Now to wait the extra fermentation time that I wasn't expecting. Oh well. At least I've learned...
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    Bad yeast

    I usually make starters and use a stir plate, but just didn't have the amount of time I usually do and with the lower OG to start, I expected to be fine. Which I guess I would have, if the yeast was in good shape. Likely no more liquid yeast will be ordered by me in the colder months. I'd have...
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    Bad yeast

    With no krausen or airlock activity, I didn't check the gravity. I figured I would this evening. I was a little short on time for being able to make a starter for my yeast and with the lower expected OG of my hefe I figured it would be fine. Lesson learned there.
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    Bad yeast

    I'd ordered liquid again, but from a place that I trust much better than where I got what was messed up from. I ordered some dry as backup after Soulshine2 recommended WB-06 as a dry option.
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    Bad yeast

    that's encouraging to hear. I hope I'll see the activity start when I get home this evening and go from there, but I ordered some yeast that says it will arrive on Thursday that I can pitch if there is still no activity. Thanks for the input.
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    Bad yeast

    Thanks for the yeast recommendation. Mine came pretty warm and with ice pack with nothing but water in it. It was a very small ice pack that was sent with it too. Probably the last time I order from this particular company as I had other issues with my order too and their customer service wasn't...
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    Bad yeast

    the manufactured date was sometime last month.
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    Kegging Keezer Noob Problem

    It's been a long time since I've logged in and responded (I'm a slacker sometimes), but I increased my PSI for carbing and serving by 2-3 PSI and that seems to have fixed my problem. Still doesn't make the most sense to me, but I'm certainly happy that it did. Thanks for all of the advice. This...
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    Bad yeast

    I brewed a batch of hefeweizen 2 days ago. I used Wyeast 3068 with the smack pack inside. I popped the pouch inside and let it sit at about 72 or so degrees for about 5 hours before I pitched it. The package said to let it sit for at least 3 hours at that temp to where I should start to see it...
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    Kegging Keezer Noob Problem

    I guess it's not totally flat, but it's gotta be under 1.0 vols. The difference from 11 to 8 shouldn't be impacting it that much, obviously, but I'm certainly at a loss. :(
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    Kegging Keezer Noob Problem

    Yeah that's actually what I used when I replaced the lines. The guy I bought it off of was using 1/4" lines and I was getting a ton a foam in the beginning (I feel like this was the reason that he sold it in the first place). I swapped it out for the proper line size and length. I am using 8...
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    Kegging Keezer Noob Problem

    I'll try this and also getting the temp swings down as well on the keezer. Thank you for the input. I'll post my results after I try these things.
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    Kegging Keezer Noob Problem

    I didn't think a 5 degree swing would make much of a difference. I just didn't want the freezer to run any more often than it had to try to keep the compressor lasting longer. I will try to shorten the time between cycles to get the temp a little more consistent and see if anything changes...
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    Kegging Keezer Noob Problem

    Thanks for the reply and for welcoming me. :) I keep the gas hooked up all the time.
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