I have read that making soya sauce is a *really stinky business*. The fact that you got two different smells would have worried me too, but I really want to try making it anyway.
but I got fearful because it is a 9 month long fermentation process to make soy sauce and I started getting citrus odor from one and nail polish odor form another.
David Fraleigh wrote:
I buy the soybeans from a local feed store,.. $18 for 50 pounds (yes I know it is GMO and that it might not be so “clean” but the little bits of chaff that I sometimes find in it is absolutely worth the difference to me between paying $.35/pound and $1.75/pound at the health store..