I sometimes use plastic 4-l water jugs for JAO and plastic wrap with an elastic band if I don't have the right sized stopper for it.
Originally Posted by frostedbutts
3.5 lb in half is 1.75 lb, converted to grams is 794 grams but I think anything around 800 grams should be OK, I think the difference is a couple of tablespoons.
The yeast question... 1 tsp won't hurt anything, neither will half. We often pitch the same amount of yeast in a 1-gal batch as we would in a 5-gal batch.
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