from The Century Dictionary.
- noun A heated chamber in which malt is dried to check germination.
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Those who have the use of a malt-kiln, or even a lime-kiln, might try the effect of excessive drying, for a month seems to be long enough for the process.
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Investigation has shown that the type of maltodextrin can be regulated, not only in the mash-tun but also on the malt-kiln.
` ` Put them in the malt-kiln, '' said M ` Aulay; ` ` and keep the breadth of the midden-stead between them and the M ` Donalds; they are but unfriends to each other. ''
The following is a résumé of what he says: -- The meat used was round of beef; the fat and membranous parts were pared away; it was then cut into thin slices, which were dried in a malt-kiln, over an oak-wood fire, till they were quite dry and friable.
"Put them in the malt-kiln," said M'Aulay; "and keep the breadth of the middenstead between them and the M'Donalds; they are but unfriends to each other."
“Put them in the malt-kiln,” said M’Aulay; “and keep the breadth of the middenstead between them and the M’Donalds; they are but unfriends to each other.”
The best mode of drying them is with a fire of charcoal and kiln, covered with hair cloth in the manner of a malt-kiln. [