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


on tap

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RATINGS: 975   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41   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 

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
waiake (332) - 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

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gildnerk (150) - 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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
MichaelAwesome (5167) - 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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
McTapps (5169) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Garry_Evans (52) - HONG KONG - JAN 1, 2015
Cloudy orange colour, with quick disappearing head. Aroma is oranges, hay, hint of cloves. A little thin and over-carbonated on the palate, with fresh taste with orangey sweetness and hint of bitterness at the end. Refreshing on a summer’s day, but a little unsatisfactory. I bought a case and have struggled to get enthusiasm to drink the last few bottles.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
adamnowek (488) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - DEC 31, 2014
Really lovely white beer. There's a good amount of banana and citrus. Makes me wish it was summer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Hkrivera (153) - Guaynabo, PUERTO RICO - DEC 30, 2014
Second Japanese beer try after Sapporo. Excellent balance, flavorful and spices abound. Japan does better beers than Sapporo it seems; damn good! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TET (1947) - FINLAND - DEC 30, 2014
A cloudy, light yellow beer with a medium and white head. The nose has wheat, strong lemon, spicyness and some interesting spice. Taste has wheat, some lemon, the same weird spice that was in the aroma. Fresh, almost medium bodied, strong carbonation. Personal witbier, which has interesting and unique spicyness, maybe it’s the nutmeg as the label said. Good and fresh.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
RhetoricalAns (501) - Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 29, 2014
Draft. Hazy straw yellow, couple fingers of white head, some lacing. Banana, herbal and a little floral hop finish, Taste is the same. Bit of alcohol surprisingly.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
thepeter (322) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 27, 2014
an old favorite. Pours light cloudy and glowing golden with a decent head. Aroma of citrus, spice and tropical fruit. Taste of pineapple and spicy yeast esters, and wheaty goodness. Light palate but substantial and nice body. a bit sweet but I like it and it works with the style.

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