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Maltodextrin

Maltodextrin

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Give your homebrew that refining touch.

Adding Maltodextrin to your extract brew will help you fine-tune the body and mouthfeel without affecting the flavor. The Maltodextrin molecule is a chain of sugars between 4 and 20 dextrose units in length. That means it is only 3% fermentable by brewer's yeast, and so will contribute body to the finished beer. It is naturally present in all finished beers, up to 6% by weight, but the grains that yield it in All Grain brews don’t respond well to steeping in extract batches.

Our maltodextrin is composed of .5% dextrose, 2.5% Maltose, 3.5% maltotriose, 93.5% higher saccharides, and is made from corn. It is often also referred to as Dextrin or Dextrine Powder.

Add to the wort at the same time as the extracts.

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Want a little more body and mouthfeel.
John K on Oct 14, 2019
better mouth feel in lighter beers
Robert T T on Mar 11, 2019
Want a little more body and mouthfeel.
John K on Oct 14, 2019
boost
Peter F on Jul 17, 2019
better mouth feel in lighter beers
Robert T T on Mar 11, 2019
mouth feel
KEN T on Mar 9, 2019
Recipe called for it
Kevin B on Jan 8, 2019
For my NE IPA recipe
Michael Jaumotte on Jan 4, 2019
boost
Peter F on Jul 17, 2019
mouth feel
KEN T on Mar 9, 2019
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Used for a great GF IPA!
One of the ingredients used to make a GF IPA. No one has detected it is a GF brew.
September 21, 2019
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2 months ago