ArticleGrowing Barley Many homebrewers grow their own hops. For interested homebrewers with a little space in their garden, growing your own barley is also a possibility. Last year, I grew barley in my gardenAlready a member? Log InWritten by Chris ColbyYou'll Also Like Article MEMBERS ONLY Micro Maltsters Roundtable If you want to make a truly local beer, try sourcing locally-made malt. Four pros discuss craft malting. Article FREE Master Malt Analysis Get a better understanding of what makes up the malt you use by learning how to interpret a malt spec sheet.