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Hitachino Nest White Ale

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Brewed by Kiuchi Brewery
Style: Witbier
Ibaraki, Japan
Serve in Tumbler, Weizen

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 992   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.42   IBU: 13   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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Hitachino Nest White Ale is brewed in the tradition of a Belgian style white beer with coriander, nutmeg, orange peel and orange juice.  Malts: Lager, Wheat  Hops: Perle, Styrian Golding  Adjuncts: Flaked Wheat, Flaked Barley, Coriander, Nutmeg, Orange peel, Orange Juice  Original Gravity: 1.06 


3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Towey1989 (522) - Stoke On Trent, Staffordshire, ENGLAND - JUN 27, 2015
Bottle at The Rum & Crab Shack, St Ives. Pours a hazy golden colour with a thin white head. Aroma of wheat, nutmeg, coriander, some orange peel, grain, little bubblegum and spicy hops. Taste of wheat, orange peel, nutmeg, some cinnamon, coriander and spicy, peppery hops. Light bodied and moderate carbonation. A short, spicy, peppery bitterness in the finish. Something different when it comes to a witbier. Fruity, herbal and peppery. Delicate and pretty decent.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Florya (768) - Bergen, NORWAY - JUN 25, 2015
How : bottle Appearance : slightly hazy deep straw color, minimal to no head. Aroma : intense spice, oranges, herbs and a hint of honey. Palate : medium to light body, average carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
hank37 (167) - banksia grove, AUSTRALIA - JUN 24, 2015
Pours straw with thin white head. Noble hop aromas, nutmeg and orange tasting notes in good proportion. Light in the mouth with moderate carbonation. Solid.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Sigmund (5695) - Tau, NORWAY - JUN 21, 2015
11.2 fl. oz. bottle, from Vinmonopolet. BB date 01.2014. ABV is 5%. Golden colour, only slightl hazy (some sediment remained in the bottle), moderate to low white head. Moderate aroma of coriander, nutmeg and orange peel. Fairly refreshing flavour, medium dry, wheaty with notes of coriander, nutmeg and some orange peel / citrus. Pleasant to drink - I have a somewhat fresher bottle too, but this one seemed to have kept well. Might buy again.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Marc280 (10) - - JUN 12, 2015
Aroma: citrus is the main thing to come through. Appearance: not much head and disappears quickly. Pale yellow straw colour. Taste: really nice peppery taste with orange citrus coming through. Beer but not very malty. Palate: fairly low carbonation. Overall: different and I like it.

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4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
janubio (509) - SPAIN - JUN 11, 2015
Hazy straw yellow colour, small head that leaves ome lace and ring. Aroma of orange, cloves and coriander. Crispy and creamy palate, light refreshing body. Taste of clove, orange, coriander. Great.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
prawlie (1260) - Berkshire, ENGLAND - JUN 10, 2015
Bottle from Waitrose. Cloudy yellow-orange. Lemon peel aroma. Nice yeasty and wheat combination. Smooth and easy to drink, I liked it.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
fugitive (1645) - Athens, GREECE - JUN 9, 2015
Bottle. Color hazy yellow with small white head. Aroma spicy, flowers, fruits, coriader. Taste spicy, orange, citrus, coriander, herbal.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
redders1974 (286) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - JUN 7, 2015
Bottle at wagamamas no head taste peppery and coriander but not overwhelming OK wit beer

4.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
jamaty (1151) - Madrid, SPAIN - JUN 4, 2015
Ambar claro, color muy uniforme, ligeramente turbia. Apenas espuma. Aroma no muy marcado agradable, cítrico. En boca sencillamente sublime. Cremosa, super refrescante y un equilibrio perfecto. Base de malta y excelente aportación de lúpulos y resto de ingredientes añadidos para darle sabores especiados, cilantros, naranja dulce... Gas perfecto y final magnífico que pide otro trago. Todo un descubrimiento para una witbier japonesa de clase mundial¡!!


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