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Active amylase in LME?

Perhaps a silly question considering the process LME goes through, but does any active amylase survive the concentrating process?

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[quote=“loveofrose”]Perhaps a silly question considering the process LME goes through, but does any active amylase survive the concentrating process?

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Nope. Years ago, they used to make diastatic malt extract, where the enzymes were active. The problem was that as the cans sat on a shelf, the extract would ferment and the cans would explode.

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