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Elution Spraying hot water onto the grist in a lauter tun to wash the sugars away from the grist solids.
Embryo A grain of barley is composed, primarily, of two parts, the endosperm and the embryo. The embryo contains the dormant plant which, when awakened during germination, will feed off the starchy food store in the endosperm.
Endosperm A grain of barley is composed, primarily, of two parts, the endosperm and the embryo. The endosperm contains the starchy food store which will feed the dormant plant in the embryo when it is awakened during germination.
Enzymes Complex chemical compounds which help to break down the starch within the endosperm into sugars during germination. See also "Amylase", "Cytase", "Diastase" and "Zymase".
Ethanol The primary alcohol produced during the fermentation of the yeast. See also "Alcohol".
Excise HM Customs and Excise, the branch of the British Civil Service responsible for the collection of duty.


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