Excuse my unannounced absence. To make long story short, back in February I basically got my dream job. I am now working for a certain brewery and have had the opportunity to learn a lot of new things. This includes brewing sake! The new job, however, required me to move to another city. The transition has been slow but things are now settling down and I have more time to keep this updated.
My new apartment is quite bigger than my previous one and now I have lots of empty walls that need a little personality. I got this painting from a work colleague. I am not quite sure if it is worth anything since I got it for free. BUT! I did google it and found that the painter (Burnett) apparently made many other similar paintings that have been sold for small fortunes. Question is, do I have a hidden treasure here?
And here is a picture of my homebrew sake still fermenting. The process took about 45 days to complete but it was totally worth it. I mainly decided to learn how to brew sake since I've never had good sake until recently and because anything Japanese is quite interesting to me. I am quite fortunate that my workplace has a line of homebrew beer kits so I was able to get a lot of the equipment from there. Now that I have tested my recipe and it has been successful, I think there may be possibility to create a line of sake homebrew kits for anyone having the patience to brew it.
And, did I mention that undiluted sake can be about 18-20% alcohol?
If you guys are interested, perhaps I can make a picture tutorial.
Anyway, be patient with me. I will try to write more at least once a week.