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Old 02-05-2009, 03:51 AM   #1
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Default Home Scale or bigger Malting

Anyone ever done there own Malting I have 1500 lbs Organic 2 row and would like to malt it Glen

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Old 02-05-2009, 04:18 PM   #2
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Well, I remember there being an article in BYO about it but I can't find it now.

Here is the reference, but they don't have it linked anymore.

Make Your Own Malt, Brew Your Own magazine (ISSN 1081826X), August 1997, pp. 32-36.

(the link WAS Brew Your Own: The How-To Homebrew Beer Magazine - Oops... we've rearranged a bit!)

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Old 02-07-2009, 07:01 AM   #3
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Not sure how well you understand danish but there is a series on youtube that you could take a look at.


Malt - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
How Malt is Made
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Old 02-07-2009, 03:20 PM   #4
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maybe you could get a local maltster to malt it for you, for a small fee

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Old 02-07-2009, 07:52 PM   #5
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I know people who've done some specialty malts soaking the grain in baking pans and drying in their clothes dryer (sewn up in a pillow case), but 1500 lbs seems a little much for that.

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Old 02-12-2009, 01:21 AM   #6
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It is covered in "The Homebrewer's Garden" they have a whole chapter on it.

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