Raw Material: Malt, Malting and Other Grains

Learn about the all-important beer and spirit ingredient that serves so many purposes from the primary sugar-source for alcohol production, to flavor, mouth feel, and color. Explore the how and why of the first step of brewing is the malting process. Discover the different types of grains from basic barley types to modified. Become familiar with various other brewing grains their function and characteristics. Understand the milling process and the different mill types. Appreciate the often-overlooked importance of cereal grains to human history and civilization.

Raw Material: Malt, Malting and Other Grains