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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: 919   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 


3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
mjg74 (2492) - La Mesa, California, USA - JAN 7, 2007
Bottled from BevMo. Hazy yellow color upon pouring. Aroma is slighly sweet and yeasty. Quite a bit of spice and coriandor. Sweet yeasty flavor along with alot of spice. A little bit of tartness. Very crisp and refreshing, with alot of flavor. Slightly bitter finish.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
swoopjones (6011) - Buffalo, New York, USA - JAN 6, 2007
On tap @ Coles Buffalo NY. Greatt wit. I’m a fan of the style & this ranks up with the best. Refreshin g & enjoyable

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Cliff (399) - The Land of Milk and Honey, Ohio, USA - DEC 29, 2006
Bottle, this was a pretty good wit. Had all of the standard "wit-ness". Nothing stands out, but it was definitely a solid brew and matched will with the sushi and spicey wasabi I was taking down.

3.1
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
davidflores99 (225) - Long Beach, California, USA - DEC 27, 2006
Not a bad beer....but it also wasn’t great. It tasted sorta standard to me, nothing really distinctive about it. It was interesting to try, not bad overall though.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
vyvvy (4025) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - DEC 9, 2006
Well, this beer seems a bit overrated to me.... maybe I got a bad bottle. Pours dull hazy yellow with a small quickly disappearing head. The aroma is chalky, spicy and light sourness - the overall aroma is quite light. Medium / light body with a chalky feel and sharp unpleasant carbonation. Starts with a lemon-esque sourness along with chalky and grainly malt. The finish has spiciness that is accentuation by the carbonation - it doesn’t strike me as coriander even though it is listed as such. Dry chalky finish. Mediocre wit.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jake65 (2690) - Boise, Idaho, USA - DEC 5, 2006
Bottle: Color is like dirty lemonade- dark and cloudy yellow. No real head or lacing to speak of. Aroma is light and airy of citrus, spice, and a little sweet. Has a nice taste of sweetness with some sour, wheat, and citrus notes. I liked on the whole, but its a bit pricey.

2.6
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Maverick34 (2321) - New York, USA - DEC 2, 2006
Bottle - first impression is that you’re drinking Lemon Pledge. No aftertaste, so it grows on you a bit.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gputty (456) - Virgina Beach, Virginia, USA - NOV 19, 2006
From bottle. Pours a hazy yellow with thin off whtie head. Nose of orange peel, sour lemon, ginger and spice. Flavor is mostly sour, following the nose.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
CigarsLoveBeer (153) - Illinois, USA - NOV 9, 2006
12 oz. bottle. Nice white head, gold color, and wonderful citrus aroma. The taste was simple, but very enjoyable, a citrus taste through and though. It was great with a thai chicken and grean bean with sweet chili paste meal.

2.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Immy (1955) - Virginia Beach, USA - NOV 7, 2006
12oz bottle, props to gputty! Murky dirty gold with a white head. Sweet orange rind nose. Unripe bitter orange flavor. Bleh! Not good.


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