" Katakuchi (spouted-pouring vessels) are used often as shuki.
Sometimes cold sake is served in katakuchi at izakaya.
When did katakuchi appear?
It's been around since earthenware vessels.
We also find lacquer katakuchi.
Katakuchi was originally a tool to measure sake and vinegar.
I think it wasn't until recently that people began using katakuchi
It fits our contemporary lifestyles to enjoy katakuchi like that.
It's easy to pour sake into a katakuchi from a large issho (1.8 liter) bottle.
That makes it easy to use when drinking with a lot of people.
I began creating katakuchi seriously when sake breweries
started selling cold sake, like Ginjo-shu.
There had been no flavorful sake like wine before that.
When that kind of sake is poured into katakuchi, the flavor spreads. "