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twentyfootwilf wrote:The short answer is No. The reason being, maltodextrin is not fermentable and is used to add body to beer for this very reason. So to use it as priming sugar wont actually prime it at all. Better to use brewing sugar or cane sugar or if you like dried malt extract.
Biamoasta wrote:I believe that maltodextrin is still about 10-15% fermentable, so don't use it at bottling time without taking that into account.
twentyfootwilf wrote:Well you should have some maltodextrin in your primer so your body should improve marginally (probably not enough to be noticeable though)
If you click on this link to Coopers web site brewing sugars page it gives some information on their products. http://www.coopers.com.au/the-brewers-g ... ars/sugars
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