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Re: can you malt pearl barley?

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  • Harry
    ... It s dead. Won t germinate. Slainte! regards Harry
    Message 1 of 2 , Feb 26, 2008
      --- In Distillers@yahoogroups.com, "Matt" <mauger81@...> wrote:
      > Pearl barley is the barley you get in the dried bean section at the
      > supermarket. I was wondering if you could malt it. It has the hull
      > removed, and its polished so the bran is removed as well (whatever
      > that means) so I'm not sure if its going to work, but I'm trying it
      > with a half cup now. I was just wondering if anyone had every tried
      > it. Also, I tried to figure out what kind of barley it comes from, to
      > get an idea of diastatic power, but I couldn't find anything. Overall
      > it would probably be easier to go to my local homebrew store and buy a
      > few pounds to convert my cracked corn, but I was bored last night so
      > we'll see how it goes I guess.

      It's dead. Won't germinate.

      regards Harry
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