How To Heat and Serve Sake
Watch more Wine Drinking & Education videos: http://www.howcast.com/guides/251-Wine-Drinking-and-Education Subscribe to Howcast's YouTube Channel - http://howc.st/uLaHRS Prepare and serve sake at its ideal temperature with these helpful hints. Howcast uploads the highest quality how-to videos daily! Be sure to check out our playlists for guides that interest you: http://howc.st/ytmainplaylists Subscribe to Howcast's other YouTube Channels: Howcast Health Channel - http://howc.st/HOE3aY Howcast Video Games Channel - http://howc.st/tYKKrk Howcast Tech Channel - http://howc.st/rx9FwR Howcast Food Channel - http://howc.st/umBoJX Howcast Arts & Recreation Channel - http://howc.st/vmB86i Howcast Sports & Fitness Channel - http://howc.st/vKjUjm Howcast Personal Care & Style Channel - http://howc.st/vbbNt3 Howcast empowers people with engaging, useful how-to information wherever, whenever they need to know how. Emphasizing high-quality instructional videos, Howcast brings you experts who provide accurate information in easy-to-follow tutorials on everything from makeup, hairstyling, nail art design, and soccer to parkour, skateboarding, dancing, kissing, and much, much more. Step 1: Warm tokkuri flask Warm the tokkuri flask in the warm water bath. Step 2: Bring the sake to room temperature Allow the sake to come to room temperature if it has been refrigerated. Pour it into the warmed tokkuri flask. Step 3: Prepare to heat the flask Place the tokkuri flask in a saucepan of hot water. Step 4: Heat the flask Heat the flask to between 100 to 104 degrees Fahrenheit, or just above body temperature. Measure the temperature with a food thermometer to be exact. Tip A thermometer called an O-kan meter is designed to fit into a sake flask without sinking all the way into it. Step 5: Serve the sake Pour the sake into small cups, called ochoko or guinomi, when serving. Hold the flask with both hands when pouring. Did You Know? In Japan, freshly pressed sake is traditionally consumed in winter.