Malto Dextrin

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Malto Dextrin adds additional "body" to your beer. Use 4-8 oz. per 5 gallons. Contributes no taste of its own, and does not add alcohol.

Also called Bru-Body. Malto dextrin is less than 5 percent fermentable.

Use up to 8 oz in 5 gallons of brew to increase body and mouthfeel.

Made from malt Maltodextrin powder, derived from corn, for increasing the body of beers.

Usually used to add body to malt extract beers.

Use 4 to 8 ounces per 5 gallons of beer, adding during the last 15 minutes of the wort boil.

Good for adding mouth feel and body to extract brews without affecting flavor. Maltodextrin is added to the wort at the same time as the extracts.

Maltodextrin is a chain between 4 and 20 dextrose units in length making it only 3% fermentable by brewer's yeast. It is naturally present in finished beers, up to 6% by weight.

Our maltodextrin is composed of .5% dextrose, 2.5% Maltose, 3.5% maltoriose and 93.5% higher saccaharides. Since maltodextrins are easily digestible carbohydrates, some long range bicyclists mix maltodextrins with water as an energy source. Maltodextrin contains "glucose polymers", linked sugar compounds that are easy for the body to assimilate and use. Glucose polymers are metabolized as a slow, steady rate that can help to sustain energy levels during endurance-oriented workouts and/or athletic events and support weight gain. Contains virtually no protein, fat or fiber and is a convenient source of energy for active individuals.

* Suggested Use: Mix 1/2 cup of Carbo Gain in each 16 oz of water or juice. Consume before, during and after intense exercise for best results. Double this recipe if engaging in prolonged exertion of 2 hours or more.

Maltodextrin has many uses: texturizer, bulking agent, bodying agent, carrier, and crystallization inhibitor. It is commonly used in candies, sugar-free ice cream, crackers, and puddings. Maltodextrin is an artificial sweetener that is ideal for maintaining viscosity and body in food products. Maltodextrin is classified as a complex carbohydrate and contains fewer calories than natural sugar. It is widely used in the food service industry from beverages and sports drinks to candies and dressings.

Around the kitchen, maltodextrin is used to sweeten an array of items, including tea, coffee, shakes, smoothies and even homemade candy.

Maltodextrin is also found at breweries to make beer and liquors. In addition to home and manufacture applications, many body builders and gym-goers use maltodextrin in their whey and protein shakes to add flavor and carbohydrates because the carbs from maltodextrin are easily digestable.

Maltodextrin is an ideal sweetener for drinks, candy, shakes and more.

Shelf-life: Maltodextrin will store for 1 year in a sealed bag under ideal storage conditions (cool, dry place). Uses: Maltodextrin is used as a sweetener for beverages and candy such as energy drinks, shakes, sports drinks, smoothies, mints and more.

 Ingredients: Maltodextrin.

Allergen information: This product does not contain any allergens.

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