Most people are used to drinking or understand that sake is drunk from a porcelain cup. But then again, not many people know that sake can be enjoyed over a ranging variety of vessels. Whether the way to go is through tradition or modernity, sake can be enjoyed from.
Sakazuki Sake Cup
This is the oldest sake cup style, with a wide mouth, it is still the favorite for ceremonies nowadays. The cup is usually lifted and taken to the mouth with two hands, one at the bottom, and one on the side, in a dramatic yet symbolic ceremonial consumption of sake.
Guinomi Sake Cup
The cup was made popular in the middle of the Edo Period, and back then, it held more sake than the sakazuki, making it a way to enjoy sake that was not as formal as the traditional sakazuki drinking ceremony.
Ochoko Sake Cup
Ochoko , in a strict sense, are smaller than guinomi and often have a shape that's a little wider on top. Nowadays, however, the term ochoko almost has the same meaning as the term guinomi, as they are both similar.
Masu (Wooden Sake Cup)
Sake used to be sold in a wooden box by volume, this box measuring cup was known as a masu and it had the capacity of 180 ml, capacity that led to it also being used to drink more often than not.
Sake Cup Set
A traditional set often includes tow pieces, but most homeowners tend to buy four to ensure there are enough cups for frequent use or large groups of guests. Sake Cup set makes a thoughtful gift for sake connoisseurs.
Goblet Sake Cup
The stem and porcelain cup are delicately balanced, and it gives it strength as well as beauty. It may just seem like a regular wine glass, however you can also enjoy other drinks as well like Sake.
Takumi no Kura Imari Sake Cup
Different shapes of sake cup will have different aromas and tastes
Whether you wish to enjoy your sake at room temperature or very cold, this cup is perfect for you. As different sakes will have different aromas and tastes, we have created two different shapes of sake glass so that you can experiment with them. The glass has been hand crafted and have been hand painted by expert Imari craftsman.