Sake temperature affects taste and aroma, and not every sake can be enjoyed warm (85-115 F). Heat can obscure or alter the flavors of more delicate sake, so it’s uncommon for sake types such as junmai daiginjo and daiginjo — the most highly polished sake — to be recommended warm. There are some exceptions, however, such as Wakatake “Onikoroshi” Junmai Daiginjo and IWA 5.
The majority of warm
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