Brewed by Kiuchi Brewery
Style: Stout
Ibaraki, Japan


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RATINGS: 972   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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fombe89 (534) - Asturias, SPAIN - MAR 9, 2015
Botella. @El Cabanón, Avilés 07/03/2015.Color negro, espuma beige. Aromas a chocolate. Cuerpo ligero. Carbonatacion moderada.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Hammy78 (861) - Dundas, Ontario, CANADA - MAR 6, 2015
Bottle from the LCBO. Pours an opaque black / brown, decent head that dies to a ring, small flecks of lace. Nose is light roasted malt, some minor coffee notes. Tastes sweet, chocolate, bitter, roasted malt, coffee beans and like coffee grounds at times, I like it though. One of the more smooth espresso stouts I’ve had.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Crompt (122) - York, South Carolina, USA - MAR 5, 2015
pretty good version of a coffee stout. I actually get a strong currant flavor which isn’t bad but I prefer more of a bitter roasted flavor especially sine this has espresso beans added. Huge down tick for me is almost $6 for a 330ml bottle! That is insane! Won’t buy again due to price but a very we’ll made stout.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Tayeth (487) - North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - MAR 1, 2015
Nachtschwarze Farbe mit bräunlichem Schaum.mGeruch nach Kaffee, Karamell und Alkohol. Eher trocken, wenig Schokolade. Geschmack relativ bitter und trocken. Eindeutiges Kaffeearoma, wenig Schokolade, keine Raucharomen.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
gueuze (610) - - MAR 1, 2015
Geruch leicht säuerlich mit Kaffeenoten. Im Geschmack kommt dann der Espresso klar durch, der wie ein Espresso auch nachhängt.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
indrekr (132) - ESTONIA - FEB 28, 2015
Aroma: malt, coffee, roasty, Appearance: black, hazy, brown foam, Taste: medium sweetness, very bitter, Palate: medium body, creamy, average carbonation, bitter, long finish,

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Brandon1989 (435) - Euless, Texas, USA - FEB 26, 2015
This beer pours a dark black color with a thick khaki head that had good retention and left great lacing around the glass. The aroma is espresso, dark coffee, chocolate, dark fruits, some ash. The flavor is dark roasted barley, dark roasted bitter coffee, charcoal, dark fruits, and some chocolate. I don’t pick up much hops and the mouthfeel is medium. For the price, this beer is not an every day drinker but it is worth at least one try.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
lebermilz (94) - GERMANY - FEB 23, 2015
Great beer! Thick dense caramel-coloured head, nearly black. Coffee, chocolate, vanilla, dried plum. In the mouth also coffee, dried plum. very good balance of bitterness and sweetness. Creamy texture, medium carbonation.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Gurthnar (2935) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - FEB 20, 2015
Bottled. Aroma dark roasted malts, pretty intense. Very dark colour. Taste is strongly coffeeish. Rather coffee dregs than fresh espresso, but nicely fruity nevertheless and full of dark roasted flavours. Very good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Cuso (5881) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - FEB 20, 2015
Bottle. Dark brown color with medium beige head. Coffee, ash, licorice, alcohol. Taste, roasted malt, coffee, wood, ash, hops. Enjoyable beer.

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