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Old 08-03-2005, 02:29 AM   #1
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I live in the pacific NW and I would like to plant some barley for an experiment in home malting. Does anyone have any suggestions for planting times and harvesting times, Also where I could buy the barley seed, what variety of barley, pretty much if anyone has any experience in this I would love to hear any suggestions and tips, thanks a bunch! oh wheat too, i wanna try a heff.
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Old 08-03-2005, 01:59 PM   #2
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There's a book called the Homebrewer's Garden that you'll want to check out. You can probably get it from your local library. It'll tell you planting times, etc. As fas as a seed supplier goes, I looked a little online and I don't know where you'll find a supplier. I think I remember seeing that you don't want the type of two row barley they use as animal feed b/c it is lower quality.


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Old 08-03-2005, 08:58 PM   #3
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Yes, I heard you have to choose your grain carfuly, thanks for the tip. have to go get that book.
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A variety called Golden Promise is used a lot in Scotland, both for malting for beer and whisky production.

You may be able to pick it up in the states

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