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Blame the Maltster: An Overview of Malting Operations and How They Influence Your Beer

  • Speaker:
  • John Mallett
  • Track: Ingredients
  • Homebrew Con 2013
  • Philadelphia, PA

As brewers, we understand that malt provides the base and backbone of beer flavor and fermentability. Because we have a lot of options when it comes to malt, understanding how they are produced can influence what we choose to use. This talk will explore influencing factors such as barley selection and malting technique and how they manifest themselves both in brewing approach and ultimately in a finished beer.

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