malting definition

  • noun:
    • The process of switching whole grain into malt.
    • The premises where grain is malted.
    • the entire process of making, or of becoming malt.
    • The synthetic production of germination in grain for the intended purpose of converting its starch in to the best possible level of sugar, as a preparation for brewing, or perhaps the transformation by fermentation with this sugar into liquor.
    • a spot in which malting is continued.
  • verb:
    • Present participle of malt.

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