Sake is brewed with rice, water, and malted rice.
The rice for brewing Sake is different from the rice to eat. It is rich in starch.
Water which is good for Sake is soft water. Mineral water is still used in many brewers.
Malted rice is one of the secret of Sake. It changes the starch of rice to glucose, and the yeast changes glucose to alchol.
More information is on the site below:
- Japanese Sake
- Japan Sake Brewers Association
- SAKE BAR HAKKAISAN
- JIZAKE KURAMOTOKAI - The Organization of local sake brewers. -
- Sake education: types, ingredients, brewing, tasting, history
- Sake Vocabulary
- 10 advantages of drinking Sake