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Hitachino Nest Espresso Stout

Brewed by Kiuchi Brewery (Hitachino)
Style: Stout
Konosu, Naka, Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan


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RATINGS: 1078   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.82/5   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
Caramel, roasted, black and chocolate malts provide an explosion of coffee like flavors. The strong espresso character comes from the addition of espresso beans to the boil. Notes of vanilla, dark fruit , cocao and chocolate. The very unusual character of Hitachino Nest Espresso Stout stems from the fact that Kiuchi Brewery is using the recipe of a Russian Imperial Stout as base. Pitch black color, big brown head. Aromas of chocolate, roasted bitterness, black currants, dark fruits.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Grzesiek79 (3805) - Radom, POLAND - MAY 23, 2016
Super Stout. Zlozony, niesamowity i wyrazisty. Zblizony do RIS. Ciemne czekoladowe i smoliste piwo z ciemno bezowa spora kremowa piana, trwala w dodatku. Slodowosc, nuty palone, słodycz i wytrawna palonosc na przemian się uzupelniaja przy każdym lyku. Oleista struktura, lepkie, trochę jagod i owocow leśnych, jeżyny. Bardzo dobry zlozony Stout. Polecam

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
serjaymz (155) - Istanbul, TURKEY - MAY 22, 2016
20.05.2016 İstanbul, Şişe. Görüntü: simsiyah renkli, köpük kahverengi, kremamsı, çok hafif bir kızıllık var, kalıcı değil, ince bir tabaka hakim. Koku: soğuk olmasına rağmen daha bardağa boşaltırken vanilya, çikolata, vişnemsi-kirazımsı meyve kokuları hissediliyor. Tabi kahve, espresso da ön olanda. Tadım: kahve, çikolata, kırmızı meyveler (vişne, kiraz), espresso.. Dolgun, damakta kompleks, kahve tınıları kalıcı ve keyifli. Genel değerlendirme; oldukça kompleks, keyifli, dolgun ve damağı saran, uzun süre kalıcı içimiyle çok çok iyi bir Stout!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
wrlangin (107) - Brisbane, AUSTRALIA - MAY 22, 2016
330 ml bottle from Hawthorne Cellars. Pours black with dark tan head. Aroma of coffee and chocolate. Very present coffee flavour with carmel and toffee. Very good. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Alengrin (4148) - BELGIUM - MAY 17, 2016
Shared by Jan, thanks. Lightly lacing, creamy, pale beige head, blackish robe but actually dark burgundy, translucent in the end. Lovely aroma of indeed espresso, bitter chocolate, cocoa nibs, vanilla, roasted peanuts, ’natural’ iron, fig, bayleaf, dried blackberry, dry earth. Soft, clean, restrainedly sweetish onset with equally soft sourish and umami flavors, some dried fruit, softish carbo, full and somewhat oily body, nutty and toasted malt bittersweetness evolving into coffeeish roasted bitterness in which the espresso is well integrated: both interact and the latter provides a wonderfully spicy, aromatic coffee bean sensation, carried upwards by some warming, brown rum-like alcohol; a bit earthy and ever so slightly metallic as well. Very well crafted stout and surely the best Japanese beer I had so far.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
sjogro (2087) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAY 7, 2016
Bottle shared at home. Espresso dark brown with thin creme head. Sweet chocolate malts, ground coffee beans, espresso, hazelnut. Medium sweet, medium bitter. Full body, thick round feel, dry cocoa/coffee bitterness. Low to no carbonation. Coffee taste is nice but a bit like old coffee, still quite dense but nothing like fresh espresso.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
bierkoning (11932) - La Tropica, NETHERLANDS - MAY 6, 2016
Bottle, thanks PotjeBier! Deep dark brown color. Malt, indeed espresso and a hint of cacao in the aroma. Malty sweet, soft roasty espresso flavor with a hint of licorice. Raisin. Pleasant.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
LazyPyro (364) - Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, ENGLAND - APR 27, 2016
UPDATED: MAY 4, 2016 330ml bottle. Pours black with a good two-finger brown head. Aroma of roasted malts, coffee, dark chocolate, dark fruit, touch of vanilla. Flavour is the same with roasted malts and a lovely coffee hit, with chocolate and dark fruit notes. Good carbonation and creamy smooth mouthfeel, bitter. Fantastic brew.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
kanaclane (274) - - APR 25, 2016
Nez: Café, chocolat Bouche: Café, chocolat, fruits noirs, vanille liquoreuse Un Stout de toute beauté. <3

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
TheKernOwl (117) - West Sussex, ENGLAND - APR 24, 2016
A wispy stout like Porterhouse would brew; espresso, cocoa and iced milk coffee on the (dry) finish; classy, imperial-esque stuff.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Toomio (453) - Joensuu, FINLAND - APR 9, 2016
Semmoistahan tämä on. Kovasti on kahvia. Suutuntuma on kyllä mukava. Hiilihappoa rutkasti. Hyvä valinta, mutta synkempään talveen.

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