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1. Grain, usually barley, that has been allowed to sprout, used chiefly in brewing and distilling.
2. An alcoholic beverage, such as beer or ale, brewed from malt.
v. malt·ed, malt·ing, malts
1. To process (grain) into malt.
2. To treat or mix with malt or a malt extract.
To become malt.

[Middle English, from Old English mealt; see mel- in Indo-European roots.]

malt′y adj.


(Brewing) a building in which malt is made or stored. Also called: malt house
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Tulliver went on, "when my father began the malting.
There is filling of granges, hewing of wood, malting of grain, and herding of sheep as much as heart could wish, and I the only son.
Meanwhile, Simpsons said its agricultural merchants McCreath Simpson & Prentice (MSP) and John Guthrie had seen a "challenging but stable year" as a result of ongoing pressure on farm incomes Managing director Tim McCreath said: "The group's malting business performed as expected, with malt volumes falling short of last year's record performance.
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Malteurop, a global leader in the malting industry with headquarters based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, [has filed] suit in Milwaukee County Circuit Court against Proximity Malt and former Malteurop employees," stated Kurt Seagrist of Malteurop.
He begins with an introduction to growing malt and continues all the way through the malting process, covering topics such as the enzymatic conversion of malting, malt selection, and the Maillard reaction.
The researchers identified the optimum malting conditions for the rice, which involved germinating it for seven days at 20 C.
Lovers of the black stuff will be spluttering into their pints after Guinness revealed the malting barley which gives the dark beer its distinctive taste is being sourced in the UK.
The Springbank Distillery is one of the few distilleries to perform every step of the whisky making process on the same premises - from malting the barley to bottling the spirit.
French co-operative group, Axereal, has announced that it has reached agreement with Greencore Group plc to acquire its malting business, Greencore Malt, through its malting business, Boortmalt Group.
You'll be glad to know that malting barleys--the ones used for making malt for breakfast cereals, candies, beer, and other favorite foods and beverages--are the focus of research by two ARS experts at Madison, Wisconsin.
aMalt prices were low and malting companies generally suffered from low profitability.