germinated grain, usually barley, used in brewing and distilling.
any alcoholic beverage, as beer, ale, or malt liquor, fermented from malt.
whisky, as Scotch, that is distilled entirely from malted barley.
to convert (grain) into malt by soaking it in water and allowing it to germinate.
to treat or mix with malt, malt extract, etc.
to make (liquor) with malt.
to become malt.
to produce malt from grain.
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How to use malt in a sentence
It features two pears, several forms of Moose Munch, malt ball mini eggs, a chocolate bunny, and chocolate truffles arranged in a woven chipwood basket you can reuse.The Best Premade Easter Baskets To Make Your Life Easier | Korin Miller | April 4, 2022 | The Daily Beast
A blend of five Northwest hops balances the strong malt flavor in this nonalcoholic IPA.
Others praised it as “light and bright” and noted a good body with a hint of malt and grain.
Starward’s flagships are Two-Fold, a medley of single malt and wheat, and Nova single malt.
The company recently partnered with Oakley to create a one-of-a-kind single malt Scotch flask.The Restaurant, Flask, And Photography Worthy of The Macallan Whisky | | December 16, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
During the course of my time behind the bar I developed a passion for single malt Scotch.A Whisky Connoisseur Remembers That First Sip of The Macallan | | December 10, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
To produce deliciously smooth drams of single malt, the region has refined the ancient art of distillation.When It Comes to Great Whisky, The Size of Your Still Matters | | December 9, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
At this point, Culkin breaks out a bottle of his favorite stuff—the 16-year-old Lagavulin single malt Scotch.The Revival of Kieran Culkin: A Reluctant Star Seizes the Spotlight | Marlow Stern | October 23, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Are you one of those highfalutin tipplers who will only drink single-malt?
In such incompetent hands the malt business soon fell to be a liability rather than an asset.The Eve of the Revolution | Carl Becker
Preparations of malt liquor were at that time deemed essential articles of comfort.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology | Joel Munsell
Then there came towards them on horseback 183 certain men who were making for the town with meal and malt.The Sagas of Olaf Tryggvason and of Harald The Tyrant (Harald Haardraade) | Snorri Sturluson
Situated as it was in the centre of the county, it was a convenient mart for barley, and great quantities of malt were made.East Anglia | J. Ewing Ritchie
We have put a double stroke of malt to it, as your ladyship well knows, ever since the happy Restoration.Peveril of the Peak | Sir Walter Scott
British Dictionary definitions for malt
cereal grain, such as barley, that is kiln-dried after it has germinated by soaking in water
See malt liquor
to make into or become malt
to make (something, esp liquor) with malt
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