Malt and Distilled Malt Vinegar

  • Bill Grierson


The origins of malt vinegar in Britain go back several hundred years. As Britain is a beer-drinking nation, the early vinegars were simply beer that had turned sour; it was left and encouraged to acetify completely, and then processed, packed and sold in the area around the local beer brewery. The area of sales covered only a few miles radius from the brewery, as this was as far as a horse could travel and return in a day.


Diatomaceous Earth Alcoholic Fermentation Acetic Acid Bacterium Brewing Process Alcoholic Liquid 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Bill Grierson
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  1. 1.Nestle UK LtdSt Georges HouseCroydonEngland

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