Should sake be served hot or chilled?

08 May 2024

Should sake be served hot or chilled?  Do you heat up sake when its Bad Quality?

Usually a smooth, clean, fragrant , or floral sake should be served cold.

Warming may erase any subtle aromas and complexities.

However, warming up sake is not done to mask its impurity.  Some sake will actually enhance in unique ways when served at different temperatures.