Engraving depicting the process of turning barley into malt: grain was first steeped in a tank at the far end of the barn: after at least 40 hours it was placed in a rectangular heap or couch on the malting floor for about 96 hour, by which time it had risen 10 degrees Fahrenheit in temperature. It was then spread on the floor and turned 2 or 3 times a day for 12-14 days. Dated 19th century

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Engraving depicting the process of turning barley into malt: grain was first steeped in a tank at the far end of the barn: after at least 40 hours it was placed in a rectangular heap or couch on the malting floor for about 96 hour, by which time it had risen 10 degrees Fahrenheit in temperature. It was then spread on the floor and turned 2 or 3 times a day for 12-14 days. Dated 19th century
World History Archive / Alamy Stock Photo
Image ID: MR6JRA