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Old 09-13-2009, 10:36 AM   #1
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ok I am a begginer, so I just wanted to ask couple of things concerning malting process.

since in my country is very hard to get seeds for brewing, and online ordering is very hard too, I was wondering could I just make my own malt.

If I buy raw barley which is available, couldn't I just malt it myself and make some good beer out of it?


for example I wanted to malt it for each 5 gallong brewing process, let's say 5 kilograms, which I could make germinate, then stop the process by drying it in my oven...

what do you say about my idea?

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Old 09-13-2009, 11:36 AM   #2
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It is possible but you might want to anticipate a bit of a learning curve. Malting is a separate art in its' own right. Do some searching here and on other brewing forums as I know there are some folks who have tried home malting.

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ok I am a begginer, so I just wanted to ask couple of things concerning malting process.

since in my country is very hard to get seeds for brewing, and online ordering is very hard too, I was wondering could I just make my own malt.

If I buy raw barley which is available, couldn't I just malt it myself and make some good beer out of it?


for example I wanted to malt it for each 5 gallong brewing process, let's say 5 kilograms, which I could make germinate, then stop the process by drying it in my oven...

what do you say about my idea?
http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f51/happ...9/#post1182204

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