Author Archives: boston sake

the head of a single Koji fungus. You can also see some of the structures inside the fungus stalks. September 05

sake stuff friday: growing koji

Here is a quick video on koji growing and what it means to Sake.

image August 29

Sake stuff friday: old style Fune (sake press)

during my spring trip to Japan, I took this video to show an old style wooden Sake press. I forgot I had the video so now for Sake stuff friday I’m digging it out of the archives to share! Enjoy.

image August 22

sake stuff friday: periodicals

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image August 15

sake stuff friday: cups, cups, cups…

image August 08

sake stuff friday: birds!

Chabara in Akihabara August 01

sake stuff friday: custom printed sake cans

Chabara in Akihabara

Kikusui aged Funaguchi July 25

sake stuff friday: canned sake

cup sake July 11

sake stuff friday: cup sake

warm sake July 04

sake stuff friday: warm sake

aory1.jpg June 27

koji follow-up

While waiting for our first test batch to finish, I had an amazing opportunity to do some analysis on the Koji I grew. Normally this would be very difficult but I have friends in very geeky places! I called my friend Dr. Benjamin Wolfe at the Harvard microbiology labs. Not just any microbiologist, Benjamin studies […]