Hot Sake / Warm Sake

 

What’re the 10 Best Sake Sets for Warm Sake?

Do you know Sake could be heated up?? It is pretty common to have hot or warm Sake in Japan. Even though it is sometimes called “Warm Sake”, it is not like boiling Sake, of course. Don’t make Sake too hot.
If you want to know the temperature for serving sake, read this article.
What kind of sake cups do you use for warm sake?
If you want to drink delicious warm Sake, you should be particular about the sake cups.

 

 Sake warmer


1. Sake Warmer Set Mino Ware

Sake Warmer Set Mino Ware

warm sake
cold sake

Simply pour hot water into the bowl and place the tokkuri inside (with the cup on as a lid). You can instantly make hot Sake in approx. 3 min.This Mino ware Sake warmer can be kept by your side on the table to create a chic ambiance.

2. TWINBIRD Electric Sake Warmer

TWINBIRD Electric Sake Warmer

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Just switch it on and set your ideal temperature to automatically make hot Sake.

An essential kit for hot Sake lovers!

Hot sake making time: 13 min

 Sake Set


3. Mino Ware Sake Set Gold Brushstrokes

Mino Ware Sake Set Gold Brushstrokes

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cold sake

Mino ware is one of the traditional Japanese ceramics made in Gifu Prefecture.

The glossy gold look attracts your eyes every time you look at the Tokkuri flask and the cups. The black dots on the dark outer surface multiplies the beauty of the gold brushstrokes, giving great texture.

4. Mino Ware Sake Set Blue Stream

Mino Ware Sake Set Blue Strea

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cold sake

A Mino Ware Sake set in blue and black colors.

This is one of the basic Sake sets that can be often seen in Japanese restaurants. The Sake set comes in 1 Tokkuri flask and 4 cups.

5. Mino Ware Sake Set White

Mino Ware Sake Set White

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cold sake

This is a cute tokkuri from ceramic Japan. Tokkuri is a kind of sake bottles to enjoy Japanese sake.
Mino Ware Sake Set White fascinates us with its cute and simple design. In Japan, we have a word “Yukimi-Sake.” Yukimi-Sake means drinking sake with seeing beautiful snow.
So, even it is not snow, you can enjoy Yukimi-Sake with this white tokkuri.

6. Kutani Ware Sake Set Plum

Kutani Ware Sake Set Plum

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cold sake

Kutani Ware, or Kutani-yaki, is pottery with overglaze painting, made in the southern cities in Ishikawa Prefecture.

The porcelain style is known for multiple colors—such as greens, blues, yellows, purples, and reds—and bold designs covering most of the surface of each piece. With its vivid colors, it has attracted many fans overseas.

Sake cup


7. Mino Ware Sake Cup Blue Stream

Mino Ware Sake Cup Blue Stream

warm sake
cold sake

A Mino Ware Sake cup in blue and black colors.
This is one of the basic Sake cups that can be often seen in Japanese restaurants. The Sake cup set comes in 3 cups.

8. Kikichoko Janome Tasting Sake Cup

Kikichoko Janome Tasting Sake Cup

warm sake
cold sake

Kikichoko (aka Janome Ochoko) is probably the most-known ochoko cup. Why? Because it’s the one used for Sake tasting by Sake sommeliers.

Janome literally means ‘Snake eye’, because the two blue circles inside the cup look like a snake’s eye. These circles are used for checking the quality of Sake.

9. Nousaku Tin Sakazuki Kiki 1 Gold

Nousaku Tin Sakazuki Kiki 1 Gold

warm sake
cold sake

Since ancient times, it has been said that tin wares make Sake milder, removing its off-flavors.
And pour warm Sake into Nousaku Sake cup, and you’ll immediately feel its warmth from the body of the Sake cup. In a flash of the second, really.

10. Nousaku Tin Sake Cup Guinomi

Nousaku Tin Sake Cup Guinomi

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cold sake

Guinomi is a Sake cup, slightly larger than Ochoko. Apart from size, Guinomi follows the same characteristics as Ochoko. Guinomi made from pottery with rough texture is the best for hot Sake.