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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: 901   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 


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tinylightsrecs (189) - - MAY 30, 2014
Bottle from Rehills Newcastle. Beautiful blend of flavours, lemon, orange, gentle creaminess to it. A terrific tasty beer

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
ARH (406) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 24, 2014
750mL bottle poured into a hefeweizen glass. The aroma is a clear lemon, pepper, coriander, and wheat. After a little while, some orange juice and citrus peel comes through. It pours a slightly hazy, dull, pale yellow-white color - kinda like a champagne color. This is topped by a bit, soft, puffy white head. A cream puff remains and leaves light, puff-ball lacing around the glass. It’s a medium high sweet beer with a light bitterness. The beer’s texture is watery with a relatively flat carbonation (considering the beer’s appearance). The medium body finishes peppery and dry with a lemon and orange peel touch. A light, spicy, doughy aftertaste lingers.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MiP (13598) - Sønderborg, DENMARK - MAY 22, 2014
Bottle. Citric aroma. Cloudy pale yellow colour. Stable chalk white head. The flavour is mildly citric with a little clove and vanilla. Mild citric bitterness.

3
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Arnesen (33) - Tromso, NORWAY - MAY 16, 2014
Pours cloudy light amber with thin white foam into the glass. Aroma of coriander, citrus and malt. Taste is medium sweet and ends up with a good bitterness, realy well balanced, but lacks a little punch to it through the whole register.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
johndoughty (3979) - cheslyn hay, West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAY 16, 2014
Bottle. Yellow with a small head. Lacks flavour and was rather thin especially for its strength. Slight trace of wheat but really quite disappointing.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Gorm (1189) - Sandnes, NORWAY - MAY 13, 2014
Noe disig lys strågul farve med lyst skum. Mild syrlig lukt av frukt, gjær og krydder. Smak av frukt, sitrus og krydder. Fruktig, mild syrlig og moderat karbonert. Vinmonopolet.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
leaparsons (8083) - Leicester, Leicestershire, ENGLAND - MAY 11, 2014
Bottle. Orange, yellow with a white foam. Aromas are lemony yeast with bready notes. Light toast with light oranges and candy sugar. Flavours are sweet biscuit and wheat with lemon and herbal. Traces of honey and banana with a crisp finish. Nice.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
OleR (4802) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAY 10, 2014
Pours a shady straw-yellow. Mid-sized foamy white head. Delicious aroma. Starts with a whiff of flowers and nectar, then some mild spice tones, oranges and lemon peel. Medium full, slick mouthfeel. Taste is clean with a fine dryness. Rounded spice notes, crisp wheat malts, and distinct citrus fruits. A certain sharpness in the finish. Overall, a refreshing and well balanced Wit. [Bottle at Nydalen Bryggeri og Spiseri]

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Beerhunter111 (7397) - Hasborn, GERMANY - MAY 3, 2014
Ins Glas ergießt sich ein leicht trübes goldgelbes Bier mit ordentlicher Schaumkrone. Geruch fruchtig, Gewürze, hefig, Citrus. Geschmack hefig, würzig, fruchtig, Orangen, Koriander.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
AgentAle (685) - Alberta, CANADA - MAY 2, 2014
Aroma is clove, lemon grass and coriander. Taste is sweet maltiness with citrus and nutmeg flavors. Body is a cloudy gold witha thin bubbly head that retains well.


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