Malting

Malt and malting

MALT AND MALTING

MALT AND MALTING Malting involves the controlled partial germination of barley grain. This modifies the hard vitreous grain into a friable (easily crushed) form containing a lot of readily degradable starch and generates hydrolytic enzymes, particularly amylases, b-glucanases and proteases. Barley grains have approximately 65% starch, located within the endosperm region. Endosperm cells are filled with starch granules embedded in …

MALT AND MALTING Read More »