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Old 08-13-2007, 12:32 PM   #1
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Default Difference between wheat and barley?

Can anyone tell me what the actual difference between wheat and barley is?
e.g. different characteristics, different fermentables etc...

Also, what other malt can be used for brewing - rye?

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Old 08-13-2007, 12:48 PM   #2
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