Never had a yeast do that new one on me.
There is nothing wrong with your original approach, but yeast can't read your policy.
Discuss all aspects of fermentation
Let's see now ... returning to the original post I started out: "With dried yeasts I tend to be a bit blazé - If it's in date, chuck it in, if it's out of date by just a few months, well just chuck it in too ...".
Flippin' Heck! Am I describing you too?
Cask-conditioned style ale out of a keg/Cornie (the "treatise"): https://drive.google.com/file/d/0BwzEv5 ... rDKRMjcO1g FIXED 31/1/2022 !