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Monthly Archives: March 2011

Kura – How are they doing after the triple whammy?

March 26th, 2011 at 9:58 pm » Comments (0)

Now that it has been a couple of weeks since the devastating events, the earthquake and tsunami the hit Japan on Friday afternoon of March 11th and the ongoing situation ...more »

A moto before kimoto? – Bodaisen to Bodaimoto

March 21st, 2011 at 7:25 pm » Comments (0)

Before getting with this article I would like to urge you to consider donating to help Japan in this time of tragedy. Three outstanding organizations which will ensure your donations ...more »

Koji production – what are we trying to do?

March 13th, 2011 at 4:34 pm » Comments (0)

OK, so what exactly are we trying to do when making koji? Well, to examine this we need to consider the role koji plays in Sake Brewing. In sake brewing ...more »

To foam or not to foam, that is a question of the yeast?

March 6th, 2011 at 1:08 pm » Comments (0)

Sake brewers have long used the appearance of the foam to tell the stages of the moromi’s progress (fermentation progress). The named stages are as follows: Foam Stage English Translation Aprox. Timing suji-awa (筋泡) Muscle ...more »