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Hitachino Nest Classic Ale (Soujun Weizen)


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Brewed by Kiuchi Brewery
Style: German Hefeweizen
Ibaraki, Japan
Serve in Weizen

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RATINGS: 2   MEAN: 3.25/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.87   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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We have added light-tasting wheat malt to rich barley malt, then aged this beer in cedar casks in following the ancient Japanese brewing technique.


2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Theis (12758) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 4, 2009
Hitachino Nest – Classic Ale 5% (Wit/Weizen – Green Label) Bottle at K’s Hostel, Kyoto. Cloudy amber – white head. Wheaty, fruity, coriander, spicy, orange, yeasty, licorice yeasty, Plain.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
KyotoLefty (5895) - Kyoto, JAPAN - MAY 30, 2009
Bottle from Shinjuku Isetan. Bright, lemony yellow color, with interesting depth. Slightly lighter than the usual. Lemony aroma, less fragrant than the regular, drier, with a bit of horse blanket and just a touch of banana. Tart, lemony flavor with barckground bananas and cloves. Slighty like a wit, with a slight lambic quality as well. Cedar taste comes through clearly without overpowering. Finish is quite bitter. Amazingly refreshing and very original. Great stuff, with pronounced barrel-aged character. Wish it was more widely available.


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