How can I thresh my barley to make beer?
I have a patch of 2-row barley growing, thickly. When ready I can mow with my tractor-mounted sickle
bar mower. But how can I thresh the grain from the straw so it will still sprout, to make malt for my
home-brewed beer? I tried an unpowered reel lawnmower, didn't work. This year I expect to try
running my snowblower on slow, using tarps to catch grain.
But I expect I could construct a small thresher, Powered or not? Prefer hand power to grow my own beer.