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

bottled
common

on tap
common

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RATINGS: 858   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
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 14/20
andregoncalves (1106) - Lisbon, PORTUGAL - JAN 31, 2014
Bottle at animal, madrid. Clean gold color. High carbonation. Medium bitterness. Tea, floral, fruity. Interesting. Lacks body.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
1FastSTi (3285) - Glendale, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 18, 2014
Pours to a deeply hazy yellowish straw colored body with a thin starch white head. Aroma of coriander and orange juice with straw and wit yeast. The flavor is wheaty with light orange and subtle coriander. The yeast is light too. Medium light body that is refreshing and nicely textured. Nice carbonation pop.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
blackflag321 (444) - Lansing, Michigan, USA - JAN 16, 2014
Shared bottle, poured to pint. Pale, cloudy yellow. Medium head. Mild nutmeg, coriander, and orange. Palate starts and finishes thin with a smooth crispness in between.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jinroh (268) - ESTONIA - JAN 16, 2014
330 ml bottle from Seijo Ishii. Pours white-pale, almost like apple juice with a small white top that is gone fast. Aroma is quite zesty, has also some coriander and fruits. Leaves quite spicy impression. First sip reveals some palate-cleansing thin carbonation that mixes well with the orange-peel and quite cold temperature I am drinking this beer at. There is some sweeter malt body with fruity yeast notes - but sweet citrus is a ruler. I understand there is also some orange juice inside, it is even possible to understand it from the taste. Taste itself is not long, after this snappy refreshing first bite, there is only some faint sweetness and fruitiness left in my mouth - and the aftertaste is perhaps a bit watery. A good beer.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
JohnCook101 (253) - - JAN 15, 2014
Hazy amber with no head. Aroma is sweet and a little spicy. Flavour is sweet with a little citrus and spice. Canít detect the coriander but getting the nutmeg. Interesting, but certainly lacking a bit of bite.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Buongiorgio00 (582) - - JAN 12, 2014
Il gufo nipponico non conosce solo le rigide regole del bushido dei volatili, ma Ť in grado di imitare perfettamente il verso di una vera blanche come si deve. Morbida, dolce al punto giusto, con ampie note floreali e sentori soffusi di buccia díarancia. Trovata in un centro commerciale di Osaka, Ť stata una grande inattesa sorpresa!

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
teddybeer (2097) - Madrid, SPAIN - FEB 7, 2014
From my backlog. Shared with andregoncalves. Hazy golden colour with a white head and medium lasting. Aroma has herbal notes, slightly yeast abd light maltiness. Flavor is light, with herbal notes, maybe tea traces, very light maltiness and slightly sweet in the final.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
minutemat (890) - Ford, Shropshire, ENGLAND - FEB 2, 2014
330ml bottle from Glug, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne. A strange wit with what tastes like aniseed, nutmeg and cardamon coming through amongst the usual light wit flavours. Not sure Iím diggin this to be honest.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
MattyKakes (65) - Virginia, USA - JAN 22, 2014
Nice orange citrus flavor up front. Ends with a dry, crisp epervecents . This white ale brewed in Japan of all places, is quite fine. Cheers!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ciaranc (708) - Dublin, IRELAND - JAN 10, 2014
330ml bottle, Yamamori Dublin. Hazy pale gold, brilliant white head, lasting. Belgian yeast nose. Sweet up front, dry toward the finish. Light body, fizzy. Short flowery finish. Nice.


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