A person whose occupation is making malt.
- Malting is the task of maltsters, and its technology is now far advanced.
- Kenneth, a former maltster at John Smith's brewery in Tadcaster, said: ‘Ernest had asked me if it was time to change the numbers, as we hadn't had much luck with them.’
- One measure the authorities took was to try to restrict the activities of the maltsters, who were thought to be wasting what little grain there was in the production of beer rather than bread.
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