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batfishdog37 03-09-2009 05:13 PM

Increasing body
What is the best way to increase body character? Is it a mashing technique?

ArcaneXor 03-09-2009 05:19 PM

Mashing at higher temperatures, adding crystal malts like carapils, or adding maltodextrin to the boil comes to mind. They all result in more unfermentables in the beer, which increases body.

Edcculus 03-09-2009 05:24 PM

This BYO article is really good at explaining all that goes into body/mouthfeel'

Invasion of the Body Killers - BYO May 1999

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