One Sake makes different flavor by different cup.
By KANEKO KOHYO POTTERY, feature are divided into four types. It does't matter of Sake types and temperature (hot or cold). (also reference "Simple way to know the flavor of SAKE")
Recommended for light taste, light aroma type of Sake.
Narrow opening, slim and long shape makes Sake coming straight to the mouth. Tall cup cause your head up to drink. By doing that action Sake goes straight into deep your mouth and passes into throat quickly. You can feel smooth pleasant feeling and going down well.
Recommend for light taste, rich aroma
Wide opening, can feel aroma when you bring the cup to your lips. Putting it on your mouth Sake will fell shallowly and horizontally long into your mouth. Sake will spread side to side in your mouth and can feel fully the aroma through to nose before Sake reaches to your throat.
Recommended for rich taste, light aroma
Moderate opening, large cup makes plenty of Sake falling into the center of your tongue. To Enjoy long time of Umami, Sweetness, and flavor.
Recommended for rich taste, rich aroma
Narrow opening, as narrower top will hit your nose that make hard to tilt the cup. Therefore, it comes to nipping Sake. Aroma will be closed inside covering by your nose. Which means like diving your nose into aroma and licking the taste.
* Mino Yaki is one of traditional craft certified by Japan Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry.