When drinking at Izakaya (informal Japanese style bar) in Japan, sometimes sake is served in this style: server put a glass inside the Masu or sake saucer and pour until sake overflows from the glass.
This serving style is called “Mokkiri” and it is said that the degree of overflowing shows the degree of the server’s generosity.
How would you drink this style of sake?
The most familiar style in sake country Akita is that sipping a bit of sake with kissing the brim. In order to spread this “kissing drinking style” throughout the world, we will continuously introduce the attractive “Mokkiri face” of beautiful Akita’s ladies to you.
This Mokkiri beauty is Ms. Shiori Nara, who was an Akita representative of Miss Universe Japan for 2015!
She just turned to be 20 years old which is a drinkable age in Japan, so she is still beginner of alcoholic beverage. “It’s really interesting that sake has various ways to drink and enjoy. I’ve never heard the word “Mokkiri” before, and I want to let my friends know about that”.
In contrast to her “adult-like beauty” appearance she gave us such a naive comments!