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Distiller's High Temp Alpha Amylase Enzyme

Distiller's High Temp Alpha Amylase Enzyme

Still Spirits

  • $1.99

Alpha-amylase is a bacterially-derived enzyme which breaks down starch into dextrins and simple sugars.


For use in mashing of starch-based substrates, such as raw grains and potato, for fermentation of alcohol to make distilled spirits.


Net Weight: 12 g (0.4 US oz)
Temperature: High Temperatures
Sufficient for: Up to 10 kg (22.0 lbs) liquefied starch for fermentation volumes up to 25 L (6.6 US Gal)
Enzyme Systematic Name: 1,4-Alpha-D-Glucan Glucanohydrolase
Enzyme Activity (u/g): > 8,000
Temperature Tolerance: 80-110¬∞C - Optimum 95-105¬∞C
(176-230°F - Optimum 203-221°F)
pH Tolerance: 5.5-8.0 (Optimum 6.0-6.5)
GMO Status: GMO free
Shelf Life: 24 Months
Storage: Store in a cool, dry place away from direct sunlight.
Place of Origin: Made in the UK from imported and local ingredients.
Danger: May cause allergy or asthma symptoms or breathing difficulties if inhaled.


Add enzyme to starch substrate slurry, stir well and bring to the boil. Allow to simmer for 30 minutes then turn off the heat, cover (or hold at 85-95°C (185–203°F)) and allow to stand for 60 minutes.


Dextrose monohydrate, Alpha-amylase enzyme.

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