June 28, 2021

David Nilsen

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Beer Tastes Better with Midwestern Malt

"Ten years ago, they thought we were all a bunch of hillbillies making moonshine"

Beer is an agricultural product. It depends on farmers and their acres of barley. It also depends on maltsters, who germinate that barley and then dry or roast it to a shelf-stable finish, creating malt. Malt is to beer what grapes are to wine, offering fermentable sugars and responsible for the aroma, flavor, and texture of the final product.

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