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Hitachino Nest Espresso Stout

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Brewed by Kiuchi Brewery
Style: Stout
Ibaraki, Japan

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Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 838   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.82   SEASONAL: Winter   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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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.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
Artichoke (64) - California, USA - AUG 16, 2014
Super foamy, but we didnt have a proper bottle opener. The head was light cream, it looked just like an espresso in my tea cup. Roasted bean nose, deep coffee flavor...light and airy mouth feel. Sweet with a short finish.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
PapaVillum (424) - Valby, DENMARK - AUG 13, 2014
0,33 l / 33 cl / 330 ml, flaske, 7,0 % ABV, købt i SmagFørst på Nørre Farimagsgade i CPH City, 13. august 2914. Sort, diset japansk Stout med moccafarvet skumkrone på 4-5 cm tykkelse. Toppen svinder til et par cm efter nogle minutter. Aroma af espressokaffe, lidt kælder, lidt læder og røg, men ikke specielt kraftig og karakteristisk udover kaffenoterne. Måske lidt fjern mørk chokolade. Smag byder til gengæld på "rigtig" kaffestout. Let sur, middel bitterhed og let til middel sødme. God fyldig krop og en god lidt sticky konsistens. Smagen sidder fint i mundvigene, selvom øllet afrundes lidt pludseligt. Veltilpasset kuldioxid uden at øllet føles flat. Dette er umiddelbart den næstbedste kaffestout, jeg har smagt. Kun overgået af de Molen's Mout Und Mocca.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
lamf (57) - Baden-Württemberg, GERMANY - AUG 12, 2014
Bottle. Almost black, beige small head. Coffee and dark chocolate. Bitter enough. Drinkable. Good.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
EvilCat (80) - FRANCE - AUG 11, 2014
Bouteille. L'île du malt. Robe noire, mousse beige foncé crémeuse et abondante . Nez grillé de malt, de café et de chocolat amer avec une pointe fruitée et acide de figue fraîche. En bouche on retrouve ce mélange torréfié et végétal. Attaque douce et malté, puissante de chocolat noir équilibrée de notes d'amande fraîche et de humus. Longue finale sèche et amère très expressive sur le grain de café. Belle réussite. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Andresvendsen (195) - - AUG 5, 2014
Riktigt bra Japanare. Go smak, snygg färg och till ett hyfsat pris. Perfekt till skaldjur ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
mile (2940) - Helsinki, FINLAND - AUG 4, 2014
Bottle. Very dark brown- almost black, average and mostly diminishing light brown head. Moderate to full, malty and lightly sweetish aroma, some roasted - light burnt malt and light coffee with faint chocolate. Body is medium to full, malty and lightly sweetish, some roasted malt and light coffee chocolate with light hoppyness. Finish is average to long, malty and dryish, some roasted - light burnt malt, light coffee and faint chocolate, light hoppyness. Nice roasted/lightly burnt and dryish stout. Not too much coffee.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
c0fein (191) - Helsinki, FINLAND - AUG 4, 2014
330ml bottle from Bier-Deluxe

Black stuff with a big brown foam. Aroma is very roasty and coffee like. Flavour of coffee, cocoa, roastiness. I like!

1.3
   AROMA 2/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 4/20
Rrauth (1177) - North Carolina, USA - AUG 1, 2014
logging this in from untappd to synchronize all my beers into rate beer for better statistics.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
EtOHops (12) - - AUG 1, 2014
How : tap Where : fleurs du malt le bar, Lyon, France Appearance : dark with Brown head Aroma : dark chocolate , cofee, roasted malt Body : medium body Flavour : dark chocolate, cofee, licorice, bitter

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
llkc (375) - århus, DENMARK - JUL 29, 2014
duft: frisk mærkt mal. mørk chokolade. lidt ege. smag: ristet malt kaffe. bitter mørk malt. lidt citrus bid


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