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Brewed by Kiuchi Brewery
Style: Stout
Ibaraki, Japan

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RATINGS: 843   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.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
martjoobolut (663) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - JUL 19, 2014
0,33L bottle, BB 04.2015, ABV 7%. Pours black with light brown head. The head stays. Aroma is intense coffee, dark chocolate hints, and roast. Taste is coffee, roast, malt, dark chocolate, and some sweetness. Finish is coffee bitter with some sweetness. Overall: great brew. If you like coffee, you’ll love this one.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jaghana (3819) - Strasbourg (France), FRANCE - JUL 17, 2014
Bottle 33cl, a dark beer with low head. Nose is intense on dark chocolate. Aroma is again intense on dark chocolate, dark coffee, creamy and smooth, lot of dark malt, medium sweet, clean. finish Long bitter dark chocolate on aftertaste, coffee notes, very nice.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TET (1621) - FINLAND - JUL 17, 2014
A black beer with a big, creamy and light brown head. The aroma has storng roastiness, espresso and balanced sweetness of berries/strawberries. Taste has lots of black coffee, dry roastiness, hops together with coffee are drying the mouth. Medium+ bodied, low carbonation, nicely smooth to drink. Simple elements but the overall impression is very good. Balanced coffee.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Calisky (617) - ALSACE, FRANCE - JUL 16, 2014
UPDATED: JUL 26, 2014 Couleur noire, forte mousse beige très cremeuse. Super nez puissant de grain de café, expresso. Gout super doux et crémeux en bouche de café malté, bien rond et intense. Fin très longue et puissante en bouche de café expresso, bien savoureuse. On ouvre la bouteille, on s’arrete d’un coup de tout faire, on sent on savoure longtemps a deguster.... Une bombe!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Osprey87 (1611) - WALES - JUL 10, 2014
Room temp bottle 7% BB Feb 2015, into snifter. Black, big foamy light brown head lasts a few minutes. Aroma - espresso, green pepper, burnt sugar, some sharp alcoholic notes. Body is very good - medium to full, pretty smooth, slightly foamy, touch of carbonation. Taste is sweetened iced coffee, soft malts, raw cocoa powder, some tangy and drying floral hoppiness. Pretty smooth and drinkable all round. Good stuff.

3.7
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
stevendoel (31) - Massachusetts, USA - JUL 8, 2014
Nice dark appearance with a slight coffee aroma. I'm not a huge fan of coffee beers but this one has a nice dry start with a slightly sweet/coffee finish. Pleasently surprised -- rated via 'Find A Beer' for Blackberry 10

3.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
angel77 (909) - oviedo, SPAIN - JUL 8, 2014
Botella de 33 cl en cimmeria en el momento el 07-06-2914. Fecha de cons pref para 02-2015. Color negro intenso brillante con bastante espuma al servir, quedándose al poco tiempo en una pequeña corona de color beige oscuro. Aromas de café quemado y achicoria bastante intensos. Cuerpo medio de 7 vol con bastante espuma al paso por boca, que va desapareciendo poco a poco hasta quedarse casi en un suave licor de café torrefacto. Sabores ligeros, predominando el café y achicoria, algo de maltas tostadas y cacao. Buena increíble su sabor de café tostado y potente. Para repetir de nuevo,, claro.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
jerseyjohn71 (174) - corsicana, Texas, USA - JUN 29, 2014
7% AVB on bottle,,, where is the missing .5%...... ????? caramel, bread, chocolate, coffee, nuts, roasty, resin, dough, earthy, leather, alcohol, vanilla, raisin, licorice, black, frothy, tan foam, light sweetness, lightly bitter, full body, creamy, fizzy, long finish,

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Ngejo (232) - Jakarta, INDONESIA - JUN 24, 2014
UPDATED: AUG 16, 2014 Bottle. Black, clear, frothy, brown foam, medium sweetness, very bitter, medium body, oily feel, soft carbonation, & bitter finish.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
gegwilson (1026) - North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 20, 2014
Bottle from Hop Hideout in Sheffield. Pours black with a tan head. Wow. This is very tasty. Start off a with a little sweetness with notes of coffee, chocolate and liquorice. The finish is dry and full of delicious coffee flavour. Very, very good. Just a tiny bit over carbonated would be my only criticism.


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