Malting of Barley

It is controlled germination process that activates enzyme of resting grain resulting in the conversion of cereal starch to fermentable sugar and partial hydrolysis of protein and other macromolecule. During malting, large molecular weight components of endosperm cell walls, the storage protein and starch granules are hydrolyzed by enzymes rendering them more soluble in water. All cereals grains are capable of undergoing malting barley is the best. Barley is best for malting because, the husk tightly protect the endosperm and developing germ. Also husk aids as filtration aids dring brewing and making extraction easy. The most suitable type of barley for malting are Read more