Application of Water Treated with Low-Temperature Low-Pressure Glow Plasma for Quality Improvement of Barley and Malt
Aneta Pater , Marek Zdaniewicz , Paweł Satora , Gohar Khachatryan , Zdzisław Oszczęda
AbstractThe aim of this study is to determine the quality of water treated with low-temperature, low-pressure glow plasma, either in the air or under nitrogen, in order to obtain high-quality brewer’s malt. To this end, plasma-treated spring water was used for barley grain soaking. In two-row spring barley grain, the procedure provided significantly higher water uptake capacity and grain sensitivity to water, as well as energy and germination capacity. The resulting malt showed improved moisture and 1000-grain mass. Furthermore, laboratory wort produced from the malt by the congress method did not differ statistically from a control sample in terms of filtration time, pH, turbidity, color, extract, free amino nitrogen compounds, and aromatic composition.
|Journal series||Biomolecules, ISSN 2218-273X, e-ISSN 2218-273X, (N/A 100 pkt)|
|Publication size in sheets||0.7|
|Keywords in English||Plasma-treated waters; barley; energy and germination capacity; water uptake capacity of the grain; malting|
|License||Journal (articles only); author's original; ; after publication|
|Publication indicators||= 0; : 2018 = 1.641; : 2018 = 4.694 (2)|
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