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Malt vs. Sorghum

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Maltnoun

Malted grain sprouted grain (usually barley), used in brewing and otherwise.

Sorghumnoun

A cereal, Sorghum bicolor (syn. Sorghum vulgare) the grains of which are used to make flour and as cattle feed.

Maltnoun

Malt liquor, especially malt whisky.

Sorghumnoun

(Southern US) Sorghum syrup.

Maltnoun

A milkshake with malted milk powder added for flavor.

Sorghumnoun

A genus of grasses, properly limited to two species, Sorghum Halepense, the Arabian millet, or Johnson grass (see Johnson grass), and S. vulgare, the Indian millet (see Indian millet, under Indian).

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Maltnoun

Maltose-rich sugar derived from malted grain.

Sorghumnoun

economically important Old World tropical cereal grass

Maltverb

(transitive) To convert a cereal grain into malt by causing it to sprout (by soaking in water) and then halting germination (by drying with hot air) in order to develop enzymes that can break down starches and proteins in the grain.

Sorghumnoun

made from juice of sweet sorghum

Maltverb

(intransitive) To become malt.

Sorghumnoun

a cereal which is native to warm regions of the Old World and is a major source of grain and stockfeed.

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Maltverb

To drink malt liquor.

Sorghum

Sorghum is a genus of about 25 species of flowering plants in the grass family (Poaceae). Some of these species are grown as cereals for human consumption and some in pastures for animals.

Maltnoun

Barley or other grain, steeped in water and dried in a kiln, thus forcing germination until the saccharine principle has been evolved. It is used in brewing and in the distillation of whisky.

Maltadjective

Relating to, containing, or made with, malt.

Maltverb

To make into malt; as, to malt barley.

Maltverb

To become malt; also, to make grain into malt.

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Maltnoun

a milkshake made with malt powder

Maltnoun

a lager of high alcohol content; by law it is considered too alcoholic to be sold as lager or beer

Maltnoun

a cereal grain that is kiln-dried after having been germinated by soaking in water; used especially in brewing and distilling

Maltverb

treat with malt or malt extract;

‘malt beer’;

Maltverb

turn into malt, become malt

Maltverb

convert grain into malt

Maltverb

convert into malt

Malt

Malt is germinated cereal grain that has been dried in a process known as . The grain is made to germinate by soaking in water and is then halted from germinating further by drying with hot air.Malting grain develops the enzymes (α-amylase, β-amylase) required for modifying the grains' starches into various types of sugar, including monosaccharide glucose, disaccharide maltose, trisaccharide maltotriose, and higher sugars called maltodextrines.

‘malting’;

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