unmalted

adjective

un·​malt·​ed ˌən-ˈmȯl-təd How to pronounce unmalted (audio)
: not converted into or containing malt : not malted
Lighter beers may include rice or corn, and specialty beers may include wheat or unmalted barley.Consumer Reports

Examples of unmalted in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web These are all single pot still whiskeys, meaning they are made from a mash bill of malted and unmalted barley in a pot still at one distillery (Midleton), and each is aged in a particular combination of casks to give it its unique flavor. Jonah Flicker, Robb Report, 17 Jan. 2024 Could be any old grain, including malted barley, though the usual culprits are corn, rye, and unmalted barley. Tony Sachs, Forbes, 30 Nov. 2023 The whisky is made from 100 percent barley, but in a style more similar to Irish pot still whisky—two-thirds of the barley is unmalted, while one-third is malted with koji. Jonah Flicker, Robb Report, 26 June 2023 Uses unmalted barley? Washington Post, 12 Mar. 2021 The term pot still refers to whiskey based on a mash bill of malted and unmalted barley. Joseph V Micallef, Forbes, 9 Feb. 2023 Oppo, jedi, adorbs, dox variant doxxed, eggcorn (a misheard slip of the ear), fintech, folx (inclusive alternative to folks), grawlix, hangry, matcha, onesie, spork, swole, unmalted, vaquita, vax and vaxxed were added. Leanne Italie, USA TODAY, 17 Nov. 2022 Pendragon Spiced Whit, spritzy white ale brewed with unmalted white winter wheat along with traditional herbs and spices including coriander and orange peel. Marc Bona, cleveland, 28 Aug. 2022 The addition of unmalted barley gives tends to give this style of whiskey a fruitier flavor and creamier mouthfeel. Gina Pace, Forbes, 17 Mar. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1616, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of unmalted was in 1616

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“Unmalted.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unmalted. Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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