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Homemade glutinous rice wine (Brewing)

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I’m on the mission to perfect my brew. This is my fifth trial. My previous batches was sour so I’m going to use less of the yeast and ferment for a shorter period of time.

Soak 1 kg of glutinous rice overnight and cook in the rice cooker (just like cooking jasmine rice).

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Spread it out on a oven tray to cool completely.

Grind 3 wine biscuits (酒饼) into fine powder and mix in 5 tbs of red yeast rice (紅麴).

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Dad emphasis that the glass jar must be very clean to prevent any contamination or else, mold will grow. So I pour boiling water into the glass jar to sanitize it.

Prepare about a liter of boiled cooled water. Layer the glutinous rice, yeast mixture and water in the glass jar. Optional: Thoroughly mixed everything together with clean hands.

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Cover the jar with some cloth and lightly close the lid. Keeping an eye on it and hopefully it turns out right this time!

Simply traditional delicious!

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