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Maltodextrin - missed ingredient.
« on: July 16, 2010, 07:27:27 PM »
So I just made a dunkel wiezen from a kit, and I forgot to add the maltodextrin during the boil. I just put the beer in bottles, adn noticed I missed this step.

What is this going to effect?

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Re: Maltodextrin - missed ingredient.
« Reply #1 on: July 16, 2010, 07:55:16 PM »
To a smaller degree, the sweetness.  To a larger degree, the mouthfeel and body.

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Re: Maltodextrin - missed ingredient.
« Reply #2 on: July 16, 2010, 08:12:36 PM »
I'm feeling blunt -- maltodextrin is a dumb ingredient for most beers, including dunkelweizen.  You're probably much better off without it.  Don't sweat it, not at all.
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Re: Maltodextrin - missed ingredient.
« Reply #3 on: July 17, 2010, 06:10:34 AM »
oh great! I thought I totally screwed this batch up.

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Re: Maltodextrin - missed ingredient.
« Reply #4 on: July 17, 2010, 07:46:28 AM »
I'm feeling blunt -- maltodextrin is a dumb ingredient for most beers, including dunkelweizen.  You're probably much better off without it.  Don't sweat it, not at all.

+1 - I'd be suspicious of any kit that had that as an ingredient. Where did you get the kit from?

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Re: Maltodextrin - missed ingredient.
« Reply #5 on: July 17, 2010, 09:32:18 AM »
I'm feeling blunt -- maltodextrin is a dumb ingredient for most beers, including dunkelweizen.  You're probably much better off without it.  Don't sweat it, not at all.

+1 - I'd be suspicious of any kit that had that as an ingredient. Where did you get the kit from?
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Re: Maltodextrin - missed ingredient.
« Reply #6 on: July 18, 2010, 05:56:32 AM »
Just some s***ty kit I got from a beer and wine store. It was just something to learn the brewing process....I'm moving to full grain next batch.