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Old 06-16-2011, 03:03 PM   #1
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In my reading (Noonan) I've come across the terms Kiln and Roast.
What is the difference bewteen Malt that has bene put in a kiln (kilned?) and Malt that is roasted?

A kiln can be used for drying, at lower temperatures, but can also produce high temperatures.

Is the difference that a kiln subjects a substance to high indirect heat while roasting directly exposes the substance to flame?

How is roasted malt/grain different from Malt/grain that is kilned at the same temperature?

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Old 06-16-2011, 03:17 PM   #2
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