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Old 01-29-2013, 01:25 AM   #1
Jul 2012
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Was going to brew a 5 gal batch of porter today and as I was laying all ingredients out saw that I was missing the 4oz of maltodextrin is there anything that I can substitute with or should I just wait until I can get some ? This a extract kit from Morebeer thanks

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Old 01-29-2013, 01:28 AM   #2
Hmmm, BEER!
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I believe maltodextrin will only add mouth feel, not fermentables. I wouldn't consider the absent of maltodextrin a show stopper.
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