- Amylolytic process
The amylolytic process is used to produce
sakeand other wines from grainssuch as riceor sorghum.
Description of process
The amylolytic process is similar to the malting and
brewingprocess but different because conversion from starchto fermentable sugars and fermentation often take place at the same time. In production of sake, koji is grown on polished rice which is then soaked in water with yeast.
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