What’s the 10 Best Vessels for Cold Sake?
In the previous article, “Warm Sake” was featured, then let us introduce the best vessels for “Cold Sake”. These sake cups will make you have more precious time to enjoy cool Sake.
1. Cold Sake Set Ice Pocket Purple
“Cold Sake Set Ice Pocket Purple”, produced by TOYO-SASAKI GLASS, is the type of decanter, whose side has a pot to put some ice in. This structure can keep Sake cold without dilution. Its design is also good and the pot which is shaped like Tokkuri is purple-colored. This set will make your drinking time maturer. Moreover, its refreshing appearance is perfect to enjoy a hot day of summer.
2. Sizzle Sake Set
Pour cold Sake into Sizzle Sake server to the rim, and it overflows into the ochoko. It might remind you of Shishi Odoshi- the Japanese traditional bamboo fountain tube that’s filled with water and tips to make a gentle knocking sound.
Give ear to the trickle, and It’ll immerse you with the traditional Japanese atmosphere. By exposing Sake to the air, Sake aroma opens up, making your Sake even better.
Recommended for cold Sake like Ginjo and Daiginjo.
3. Mino Ware Sake Set Blue Stream
4. Glass Sake Set Ice Pocket OCEAN
One of the popular ‘ice-pocket-Sake-server’ series.
Sake server is parted (removable) in two – the top serves as a server / pitcher and the bottom is an ice cooler where you put ice cubes.
Cold Sake can be kept cold without diluting it.
This Cold Sake Set has engravings of fish. Pour Sake in and the vessels become aquariums.
5. Sake Set Fuji
6. Kikichoko Glass FLAVOR
Kikichoko (aka Janome Ochoko) with the blue circles at the bottom of the cup is one of the most-known ochoko cups. It’s the one used for Sake tasting by Sake sommeliers.
Kikichoko tasting cup is known to be made from porcelain, but now here comes the glass version!
There are two types – FLAVOR type and AROMA type.
7. Glass Sake Cup Golden Sky
8. Nousaku Tin Kuzushi Yure Gold (Large)
9. Glass Clear Katakuchi Server (Small)
While fashionableness and sophisticated molding are the attractiveness of glass Sake cups, we’re always forced careful use. This week point can be covered by “Katakuchi”, produced by TOYO-SASAKI GLASS. It’s so strong that washing in the dishwasher is acceptable, and you don’t have to wash separately from other dishes. Its 80% volume is 1 Gou (180ml). This size is so suitable to enjoy cold Sake fully.