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'''Barley''' (''Hordeum vulgare'') is a member of the grass family, and is an important cereal crop. Cultivated barley is descended from wild barley (''Hordeum spontaneum'') which can still be found in the Middle East.
 
'''Barley''' (''Hordeum vulgare'') is a member of the grass family, and is an important cereal crop. Cultivated barley is descended from wild barley (''Hordeum spontaneum'') which can still be found in the Middle East.
  
The juice from crushed Barley is dehydrated to make molasis and malt, which is used in [[beer]].
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Barley is sprouted and then dried to make malt, which is used in [[beer]].
  
 
==See Also==
 
==See Also==
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[[category:food]]
 
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Latest revision as of 19:55, 22 August 2008

Barley (Hordeum vulgare) is a member of the grass family, and is an important cereal crop. Cultivated barley is descended from wild barley (Hordeum spontaneum) which can still be found in the Middle East.

Barley is sprouted and then dried to make malt, which is used in beer.

See Also