Amylolytic process

Amylolytic process

The amylolytic process is used to produce sake and other wines from grains such as rice or sorghum.

Description of process

The amylolytic process is similar to the malting and brewing process but different because conversion from starch to 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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