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


on tap

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RATINGS: 896   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 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
MullMan (1099) - New Jersey, USA - JUL 15, 2006
cloudy yellow color, thin foamy white head. aroma is yeasty sweet wheat malt, a bit if coriander. flavor more of the same, tangy sweet wheat malt, a little orangey flavor.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gearbike (512) - West Bloomfield, Michigan, USA - JUL 2, 2006
Dark golden coloured. Looks to have sediment floating around but it does not. Wonderful complex aroma. Tart cabonated taste. Flavor is of cirtus mostely lemon maybe a bit to much. 3rd great beer in a row from this brewer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
thornecb (4367) - Marblehead, Massachusetts, USA - JUN 27, 2006
Pours clear gold into a tumbler. Bright white micro head with good retention. Rice and sour orange notes. Thin and very dry with slight spicy wit flavor and abrupt finish. Not a whole lot going on...but not bad, either.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
WisconsinBeer (705) - St. Paul, Minnesota, USA - JUN 24, 2006
Hazy pale yellow color with a decent amount of particulates floating around. Its too bad that Hitachino is not more widely distributed, because I would like to try more of their beers! Anyway, this beer is light on the palate and well carbonated. Citrus zest and wheat dominate the palate, but there is also some lemon candy in there. Very faint spiciness rounds it out. Pleasantly surprised by this beer.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Sham (1845) - Seattle, Washington, USA - JUN 21, 2006
Murky gold with a lean, white head. Nose is "zippy" (don’t ask) with citrus and some spiciness. Lemony and peppery. I find I’m liking to add y’s to everything. For that, I beg forgiveness. Anyhow, the flavor reminds me of lemon drops, which rocks by the way. I love those damned things. Hint of spice underneath followed with doses of wheat. It finishes with lemons and sugar goodness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
pineypower (2504) - Pine Barrens, New Jersey, USA - JUN 19, 2006
Pours out a nice cloudy almost pale orange juice color with a small white lively head. Aroma is of spice and some lemon zest. Taste is nice and smooth, very drinkable with notes of citrus and some spice here and there, some yeast on the finish. Very solid white ale

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MrManning (2003) - Hamilton, Ontario, CANADA - JUN 18, 2006
Bottle- Pours initial sparkling gold, and then seems to haze up a bit. Nice frothy 2 finger head. Aromas are zesty citrus (like juice), nutmeg, yeast. STraight forward, but pleasing. Pretty sweet orange flavour, again, like juice. Mildly spicy with yeasty citrus rind finishing it off. Seriously drinkable. Bottle bought at Beer Depot in Ann Arbour, MI.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
horsefish (1) - central, South Carolina, USA - JUN 14, 2006 does not count
pricey, but very nice. Has spicy attributes I dislike in other beers, yet work well in the context of this beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
bb (6851) - Alamo, California, USA - JUN 10, 2006
Bottle. Light golden beer with a white head. Big spice flavor with some lemon, banana, and a cloying aftertaste. Yeasty, spicey aroma. Medium bodied. Higher carbonation. Some metallic notes.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
imzugzug (103) - Bechtelsville, Pennsylvania, USA - JUN 8, 2006
Slightly cloudy and very pale in the glass with an impressively fluffy head. Nose was heavy on hops and orange. Flavoe was very light and crisp. Definitely a thirst quencher for a hot summer day. Drinkable but not much flavor.

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