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

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 1056   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41/5   IBU: 13   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
hrabren (464) - Zagreb, CROATIA - OCT 1, 2015
0.33 l bottle from Pivoteka Zagreb. Shared with Vi?nja, thanks! Opaque pale creamy yellow, small white head. Spicy, hoppy, fruity, citrus. Pale ale like character, no real wit in taste. Neutral. Some banana. Low carbonation. No finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Camons (8724) - Hasselager, DENMARK - SEP 19, 2015
Draught @ Fermentoren, Aarhus. Pours hazy yelleo with a white head. Aroma of wheat, light yeast, spice, slight nutmeg, little citrus, lemon. Flavor is light sweet. wheat, yeast, fruit, lemon, spice. Medium body, lively carbonation. 160915

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Vestergaard (1293) - Aarhus C, DENMARK - SEP 18, 2015
Tap at Fermentoren Aarhus. Pours a cloudy yellow with a medium sized White head. Aroma is yeasty, spicy, dry and sweet, wheat, some hops, pepper, not very prominent nutmeg, but some spicyness. Taste is sweet and wheaty. Actually the wheat provides some dry texture to this. Spicy, and more nutmeg in the taste, although i probably wouldn't have guessed it if i didn't know it was there. Average carb and a wheaty full body. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
veceo (983) - CROATIA - SEP 16, 2015
Pale yellow color, average sized white head. Spicy, malty, yeasty aroma, some fruitiness. Spicy taste, orange zest, wheat. Light to medium body, average carbonation. OK, not overly exciting wit.

-- rated with beerbasher/winphone

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
thellgren (601) - Helsinki, FINLAND - SEP 12, 2015
0.33 l bottle from Alko (Arkadia Special Collection). Cloudy, grapefruit juice like colour. Taste is mainly citrus fruit. A bit different from the Belgian witbier.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MayumiH (585) - Greater London, ENGLAND - SEP 11, 2015
Bottle at Shoryu ramen restaurant in Soho. This beer goes well with ramen. It really does.

2.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
TorbenJensen (1406) - Valby, DENMARK - SEP 11, 2015
Short term foaming at the pouring of this beautiful straw yellow Witbier from the Japanese brewery Kiuchi. Lovely wheat aroma of fresh cereal with some fresh fruit like a little shade. The taste is almost like a Witbier should be: with coriander, fresh grain taste and a small taste of yeast which together with discrete hops form the fine end. But between these flavors will also find a sweet fruit flavors of pineapple and apricot, and it does not hang perfectly with my standard view of a Belgian wit. It moves more on the border of blonde Belgian and German hefeweizen, but with slightly more against the Belgian. Lovely and different interpretation of a Witbier.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
solvaris (167) - - SEP 8, 2015
Leichtes süffiges Whitbier, dezent sauer, mässig bitter, Geschmack und Nase feine Honignote, ein Hauch von Nelke und Banane. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
blackradioboy (136) - SCOTLAND - SEP 6, 2015
Bottle from Waitrose. (£1.80 offer). Very odd this. The first thing that hits you is cardboard, followed by a tiny, minuscule bit of fruit. Hmm... ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Idiosynkrasie (5539) - Bielefeld, GERMANY - SEP 5, 2015
330ml bottle. Cloudy to milky, yellow-ish pale golden colour with small, frothy, half-way lasting, minimally lacing, white head. Spicy aroma, notes of nutmeg, coriander, orange zest. Taste is minimally soapy spicy, notes of coriander, nutmeg, a touch of orange zest. Definitely overspiced, and if it wasn’t for the nutmeg...


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