Sprouts and saccharification of whiskey

- Apr 14, 2018-


First, the malt or grain after removing the impurities is soaked in hot water to germinate. The time required varies depending on the type of wheat or cereal, but generally takes about one week. The sprouting process takes two weeks until germination and drying or drying with peat. After cooling and storage for approximately one month, the germination process is completed.

The second step: saccharification

The germinated wheat or grain that has been stored for one month is put into a special stainless steel tank to be crushed and boiled into juice. The time required is about 8 to 12 hours, usually during grinding, temperature and The control of time can be said to be a very important part. Excessive temperatures or long periods of time will affect the quality of wort (or cereal juice).