Due to its cultural back ground, Sake has ideal cups or vessels according to the scene.
When it is used in Shinto religious event it is served in wooden vessel called Masu or Sakaduki, and traditionally sake has been served in cray cup called Ochoko in daily scene.
Today, there are varieties of cups or vessels to use, it is not only because of the culture, but also it is because of the diversity in food culture.
With different touch of its texture or temperature, you will taste differently. Please find the information about cups and vessels and find suitable cups or vessels.
Made of cypress. Today’s world we often see when people make a toast in events
Flavor of cypress matches with sake
Made of wood, but coated by lacquer
Used in cultural event such as traditional Japanese wedding
Red is a fortunate color in Japan
Small drinking cup. It can be made of ceramics, wood, tin and any other materials
When it is set with pouring bottle the material used is same as the bottle
Pouring bottle made usually holds about 300ml
It has an identical figure as shown in the photo
Preferred to use when serving Kan sake(Hot)
It is also a pouring bottle, but open style compared to tokkuri
Prefered to serve Hiya sake(Cold)
Pouring bottle used to make Kan sake
As it is made of metal such as tin, ti can easily get hot to make Kan sake
It can also be used to serve sake on table
Big cup. When you directly pour sake from the bottle in casual scen we use it
Used recently. Due to its shape, it is suitable when you drink sake with flavor such as Ginjo