Distillation malt is one of the most important components of whiskey and other spirits. The taste, aroma, texture and other consumer properties of the finished drink depend on the quality and characteristics of the ingredients. Malt, taking into account the raw material, is barley, rye, and wheat. To obtain malt, the grain is subjected to a special treatment - malting. The main steps include soaking, germination and stopping the growth process by heat drying.