Airlock Leak??

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brooksiepgm05

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I put my ESB in fermentation about two days ago, i know not to worry since fermentation takes time to begin. When i put my head down by the airlock where the gromet is, i smell the batch, but nothing out of the airlock. I know I probably should not be worried, but just hope no bad stuff is getting into the batch...What you guys think out there?
 

malkore

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its probably your lid seal. gas always takes the path of least resistance...so even a pin hole of a gap is more open than an inch of water in the airlock.

I wouldn't worry too much. people used to make beer with no lid at all, so a tiny leak isn't a big deal at all.
 
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