My beer is not fermenting :S?!

Question: My beer is not fermenting :S!?
I started brewing my beer last night about 9pm and followed all the steps given!. I looked at the brew this Morning and there is no sing of bubbles!. I wanted to know if it would be ok to open and add more yeast (the only problem is i Only have wine yeast will this be ok to use !?) also i don't think i put 1kg in, can i add some more !? or will this harm the brew !?

Thank you :DWww@FoodAQ@Com

Chances are that nothing is wrong, unless you don't have a typo and think that a kilogram of yeast is the right amount to add!.

The most logical explanation is that you are still in the lag phase of yeast population growth and it will take another day before you get any bubbling!. Check the temperature; colder temperatures slow the growth of yeast!. A close second possibility is that you don't have a good seal on your fermenter!. I've gone through primary fermentation several times that way!. I never rely on bubbling in the airlock at this point!. After two weeks, I open the primary and check the specific gravity against the reading I got when I started!. Then, I rack the wort to the secondary and make sure that the seal is a good one!. At that point, you can rely on your airlock as well as your hydrometer to tell you when to bottle!.

Remember that the brewmaster's best tool is patience!. Let it go without changing anything!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

If you pitched dry yeast, don't disturb it right away!. !. !. Sometimes,
the lag time is longer than expected!.

The first question would be "Did you use dry or liquid yeast!?"
That's going to be a big factor in what you should be expecting
and how to respond!.

How much yeast did you pitch!? What was temperature of the wort
when you pitched the yeast!? How old is the yeast!? How much
dissolved O2 was in the wort when you pitched it!? A lot of factors
influence lag time and the onset of fermentation!.

Your best bet is to leave the fermenter sealed and hope something
starts by 9:00 tonight!. By that time, if nothing starts, you may want
to pitch another packet of yeast!. Pass on the wine yeast if at all
possible!. Some of them throw some fairly funky phenolic notes that
don't really work well in most beer styles!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

add more yeast I think wine yeast should work!. not to much yeast though!.Www@FoodAQ@Com

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