Date of this Version
Presented at the Sorghum Food Enterprise and Technology Development in Southern Africa Workshop, in Lusaka, Zambia, December 6-9, 2010.
What is malting?
– Germination of grain in moist air under controlled conditions
Objectives for opaque beer brewing
–Mobilization of endogenous enzymes of the grain
–Use of the endogenous enzymes to modify grain constituents for ready solubilisation
–Use of the endogenous enzymes to solubilise starchy adjunct during mashing