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


on tap

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RATINGS: 1057   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41/5   IBU: 13   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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 

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Hermod (5153) - Vantaa, FINLAND - DEC 19, 2015
Bottle from Alko. Pours pale golden with a thin white head. Sweet, spicy, some ginger. Lemony with ginger dominating. Summer brew, refreshing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
nazzty (1156) - Ödåkra - Helsingborg, SWEDEN - DEC 5, 2015
Well produced brew with a lot of sweet and sour flavors. The flavors are moderate and more subtle so therefore this brew is more recommended as a thirst quencher on a hot sunny day.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Schnabelhund (75) - Berlin, GERMANY - NOV 26, 2015
Typical for its style, Hitachino Nest White Ale pours pale, hazy yellow with a frothy white head of medium-long retention. The bouquet is rather simple but ripe with orange peel and coriander notes, whereas faint notes of cloves, banana and nutmeg appear only after taking a mouthful. An even fainter note of cinnamon is also perceivable. The flavor profile straightforwardly matches the nose. With the bitterness being this faint, the finish consists mainly of wheaty-yeasty acidity. As expected, the body is very light and features fine and smooth carbonation. A very pleasant beverage when served chilled on a hot summer day.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Malin_aiisa (471) - SWEDEN - NOV 25, 2015
bottle at mood galleria hazy pale yellow, no head fizzy feel, fresh cilantro nice but not too much wit feel

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rusos (374) - Stupava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - NOV 22, 2015
Bottle. Hazy yellow colour, white head. Aroma is fresh, spicy, coriander, citrusy. Taste is spicy, orange zest, citrusy. Light body. Good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
brewtalita (128) - Prague, CZECH REPUBLIC - NOV 17, 2015
Pale strawy, hazy. Aroma green tea, floral. Palate watery. Taste nutmeg, little sourish. Balanced, pleasant.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Kita (1676) - Koper, SLOVENIA - NOV 10, 2015
Bottle, 0.33l, shared with Saska. Pours hazy golden color with thin totally diminishing white head and sparkling appearance. Aroma of citrus, wheat, herbs, coriander and flowers. Taste starts light sweet grainy, following is citric and herbal, mouthfeel is mild spicy, crisp and rather dry, while finish is mild bitter. Light to medium body, thin texture and lively carbonation in palate. Fresh and gentle thirst killer...

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
WillRunForBeer (1822) - Massachusetts, USA - NOV 10, 2015
Saw this in the store a bunch of times, but never pulled the trigger. 11.2oz bottle from a mixed six gifted by my sis-in-law. Thanks, Erin! Pours pale yellow gold with an off white head. Aroma is wheat, orange, mild pepper. Flavor is lemon, wheat, orange peel. A bit of pepper and a slight sourness in the finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
SilverfoX (871) - Norfolk, ENGLAND - NOV 9, 2015
smells opal fruits, looks like apple juice, fruity with a fruit cake finish, a little carb with mild mouthfeel.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
EvaCandido (65) - Padova, ITALY - NOV 8, 2015
Low in hop aroma, citrussy and herbal, low white flowers, white bread uncooked. Balanced to fresh hops aroma. Light pale colour, hazy. Med thik white and highly persistent foam. Wild flowers honey white bread not totally cooked in flavour. White flowers, white peach and low sweetness. Low esters from fermentation. Balanced betewen hops and malts, both low intencity. Med carbonation, low sweet finish, med high body. No harsh or astringency. No alcohol perception. Med low bitterness, low percistency. Very balanced in body and very percistent foam as a rice beer. Low intencity in all the sensations (aroma, flavours, aftertaste). Very refreshing and interesting beer. No off flavours. 05.2016 h.15.05 bottle 0.33l

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