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The Naked Truth

What would life be like for brewers if barley had no husk? Research has been undertaken into this question in recent decades, first by mechanically dehusking barley prior to malting and then dehusking malt itself. However, requirements for filter bed material and high protein contents have scuppered the commercial-scale use of naked barley.

Interest in the subject has been rekindled of late with the advent of crossbred strains offering lower protein material. Is it now a commercially viable proposition? Stan Sole, Group Technical Manager, explains all.

THE NAKED TRUTH (article, PDF format)

Published by Brewers' Guardian, August 2003


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