Pivarski ječam, ječmena osnova za pivo.
Sinonimi: malt liquor
ETYM AS. mealt; akin to Dutch mout, German malz, Icel., Swed., and Dan. malt, and Eng. melt. Related to Melt.
1. Alcoholic beverage made with malt; SYN. malt liquor.
2. Grain that is kiln-dried after having been germinated by soaking in water; used especially in brewing and distilling.
In brewing, grain (barley, oats, or wheat) artificially germinated and then dried in a kiln. Malts are fermented to make beers or lagers, or fermented and then distilled to produce spirits such as whiskey.