Baijiu: How Its Made In Pictures – Step By Step

Baijiu: How Its Made In Pictures - Step By Step

  • 1) Sourcing your sorghum
  • 2) Solid state fermentation. The sorghum is steeped in hot water for twenty hours so the grains absorb the water.
  • 3) Add grains to steamer, steam until grains can be broken by hand.
  • 4) Take grains from steamer and cool evenly to 24-28c.
  • 5) Distribute qu evenly over grain and mix well.
  • 6) Put grains into bacteria cultivator for twenty four hours.
  • 7) Transfer to fermentation pit and allow to ferment.
  • 8) Saccharification and fermentation this is where old and new mashes are mixed.
  • 9) Put all into distillation tank.
  • 10) Distillation, spirit will come out of condenser at twenty five degrees.
  • 11) Cutting the spirit, separating the head and tail from the heart.