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

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 961   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41   IBU: 13   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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
venom666 (464) - Elche, SPAIN - FEB 5, 2015
Hazy lemony color with medium white head. Aroma of coriander, nutmeg and lemon and orange peel. High carbonation. Taste is spicy, with coriander and nutmeg dominating and a citrusy background. Very refreshing.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Stuu666 (4680) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - FEB 4, 2015
Bottle at brass monkey. Pours hazy pale yellow, nose is spiced, orange, taste is similar, a little flat.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Garrold (2018) - Sheffield, South Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 31, 2015
Bottle. Waitrose. Opaque, straw colour. Thin, fluffy, white head. Some hay. Get some of the orange, and the coriander. Not much beyond that. Taste has some initial sweetness, turning light dry. Soapy, thin palate. Finishes much the same. Pretty bland.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
spacecube (1082) - Leeds, West Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 23, 2015
355ml bottle, pours cloudy lemon yellow gold with a foamy white head, aroma is light caramel, coriander, lemon and spice, light fluffy body, thin texture, finish is dry and spicy.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
CaptainTilven (24) - FRANCE - JAN 23, 2015
Light golden yellow; cloudy; foam not abundant. Smell of sweet lemon, orange, spices. Smooth, fine, elegant.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mjp12 (538) - York, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - JAN 11, 2015
A great wit beer, full of coriander spice, but quite clean tasting, as it doesn’t have as much of the yeast attack of the classic Belgian varieties. Perfect with Asian food.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
waiake (286) - Auckland, NEW ZEALAND - JAN 10, 2015
330ml bottle hazy yellow with loads of laciness & an orangepeel citrus aroma taste is lightly bitter hoppy complex full of spicy tarty fruit flavours lemon peach tropical very nice

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gildnerk (145) - Düsseldorf, GERMANY - JAN 2, 2015
I was sceptical at first, but this was a very delicious white ale. Nice floral, orangey aromas with spice notes. A distincive taste that begins sourish with a typical wheat beer yeast background and moves into a spicy finish. Well-rounded and quite drinkable.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
MichaelAwesome (4906) - Wanne-Eickel, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - JAN 1, 2015
Easy drinkable with some spruce, a spices and yeast. A little bit too tasteless and dull than appreciated. Ok one with no heights. Average and boring piwo.

3.3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
McTapps (4911) - Ruhrcity, GERMANY - JAN 1, 2015
Bottle from trade with Calisky - thank you! The beer has got a hazy yellow-orange colour with an airy head and medium to thin body. Aroma of wheat, white bread and flowers. Taste of thin wheat, green nuts, thyme, mild herbs, bread grains, citrus fruits and straw. Mild and easy to drink with a refreshing twist. Good one.


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