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Old 08-13-2007, 12:32 PM   #1
Aug 2007
Chiswick, London, UK
Posts: 49

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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Jul 2007
Washington, DC
Posts: 83

John Palmer gives a nice run-down:
"I did not achieve this position in life by having some snot-nosed punk leave my cheese out in the wind!"
Primary: empty like Bush's head.
Secondary: also empty
Conditioning: Eurotrash ale
Drinking: Simi Cider; Home Rule Hefe
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