Malto-dextrin - Home Brew Forums
Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > Beginners Beer Brewing Forum > Malto-dextrin
Sign-up To NEW HBT Article Newsletter - Brewing Articles Direct To You!

Thread Tools
Old 12-14-2011, 02:38 PM   #1
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Join Date: Apr 2009
Location: Toronto
Posts: 173
Default Malto-dextrin

I forgot to add some maltodextrin to my spiced ale!

I know its normally added during the boil.

Could I add it in my 2ndary ? How long to boil ?

Since its an extract brew, I was some more body, also want to do this since I have abt a liter to top up on my 2ndary.

Sum1Stu is offline
Reply With Quote
Old 12-14-2011, 02:52 PM   #2
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Glade Spring, Virginia
Posts: 508
Liked 14 Times on 14 Posts
Likes Given: 4


I have never tried this but it looks like others have with some success. Here is a link to some discussions on this forum. The actual discussion is about adding sweetness but there is a fair amount of discussion about adding the malto-dextrin at bottling time. If it were me, I would mix up 4 oz of malto-dextrin and boil it with the bottling sugar.
wait....what do you mean all the beer is gone!
BamaRooster is offline
Reply With Quote
Old 12-14-2011, 03:44 PM   #3
Feedback Score: 0 reviews
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Ankeny, IA
Posts: 147
Liked 4 Times on 3 Posts
Likes Given: 1


Since malto dextrine is only about 5% frementable, as long as it is sterile it should be abe to go in just about anytime.
plumbob is offline
Reply With Quote

Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Malto Dextrin? Jtd6628 Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 5 10-22-2011 04:30 PM
How much malto dextrin is too much? Dogphish Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 11 06-18-2011 02:11 PM
malto dextrin Ishraider Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 2 04-09-2009 01:54 PM
malto dextrin foxywashere Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 7 02-12-2009 10:56 PM
Malto Dextrin? Pelikan Beginners Beer Brewing Forum 10 11-12-2008 02:48 AM

Forum Jump