Originally Posted by dcp27
it certainly could be. an average 5Gal batch only needs like 0.5cup slurry
Half a cup of well washed slurry. But the stiff at the bottom isn't washed and has a much higher percentage of trub. (the non yeast percentage on Mr. Malty would be scaled up)
It's not like it won't work, yeast reproduces, but you are under pitching.