Originally Posted by Pivot
just used a notty and it didnt start at all. Ruined my english IPA. I will never use nottingham ever again
I had a no-start with Safale S-04 not too long back. Fortunately, some US-05 pitched after 48 hours started it right up and saved the brew.
I'm wondering whether excessive heat during shipping is killing dry yeast. I read somewhere about how containers used for shipping can get scary high temperatures in some situations. Depending upon when and how the yeast comes across the Atlantic....