The most important ingredient for that "smoothness" you speak of is the maltodextrin.
And on that note, I've got a tip for ya...don't pay the exhorbitant amounts they want for MD powder at the online HBS's. Go to some place like bulknutrition.com and you'll find maltodex powder being sold at a very cheap price as a dietary supplement, like protein powder. In fact, I've been using MD in my pre- and post-workout shakes much longer than I've been brewing. It's a great complex carb.
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Aristocratic Ales, Lascivious Lagers
•Scottish 80/- •Sweet Stout •Roggenbier
.primary | bright:
98: Moss Hollow Soured '09 72: Oude Kriek 99: B-Weisse 102: Brett'd BDSA 104: Feat of Strength Helles Bock 105: Merkin Brown
.on tap | kegged:
XX: Moss Hollow Springs Sparkling Water 95: Gott Mit Uns German Pils 91b: Brown Willie's Oaked Abbey Ale 103: Merkin Stout
98: Yorkshire Special 100: Maple Porter 89: Cidre Saison 101: Steffiweizen '09 (#3)