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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: 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 


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3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
BitchesBrew (715) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - MAR 19, 2008
[bottle] Pours a hazy golden yellow. Juicy orange aroma; peppery. Flavors are very fruity, strong ripe orange and citrus peel combined with tart wheat and spice. Finishes dry, with strong carbonation. Very good stuff.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Desverger (2986) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - APR 26, 2015
Tap@Taphouse, Copenhagen (12/02/2015) - fuzzy yellow pour with white head. Aroma and taste is medium sweet fruity and wheaty, some grassy and floral notes going on, some spices in there as well, interesting brew.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
RafeAU (305) - Kingston, AUSTRALIA - APR 14, 2015
bottle in osaka. pale yellow white cloudy. no head. spice and orange is subtle. unusual in the use of nutmeg but it is very subtle. flavours and aromas are overall very muted. A decent but unexceptional belgian white ale.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
cityzen (44) - FRANCE - APR 12, 2015
Enfin une bière blanche de référence. Un gout de grain, une longueur inouïe en bouche qui finit par des touches de fruits rouges. Ça faisait longtemps que je ne m’étais pas régalé sur une blanche.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Tognetta (189) - Campinas, BRAZIL - APR 9, 2015
Amarelo leitoso, espuma branca que se desfaz bem rapidamente. Aroma delicado adocicado, maltado, bem ao fundo citrico (nesse quesito faltou intensidade). Paladar traz um pouco de amargor, adocicado também leve, corpo leve/médio bastante adequado ao estilo. Aftertaste refrescante, porém breve, paladar de cereais. Uma boa wit, mas faltou um diferencial, algum destaque.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
ContemplateBeer (1656) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - APR 7, 2015
Aroma: Fresh, lemon intense nose with tart, but dry wheat; slight coriander. Appearance: Mostly hazy pale yellow with a foamy white head that settled into a sticky, bubbly skin. Flavor: Dried out wheat and lemon peel; doesn’t have the yeasty sweetness of so many other Witbiers; perfumed coriander finish. Palate: Medium body, sticky texture, soft carbonation, abrupt finish. Overall: For me, what a Witbier should be. Would definitely give this a shot if you see it on tap (as I did, at Gralehaus).

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
rjplumer (595) - Foxboro, Massachusetts, USA - APR 3, 2015
Light orange lemon aroma. Bright yellow body with floating sediment. Soap bubbly head that does hang around. Soft but crisp lemon orange. Clean and refreshingly tart finish.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
PeatyPete (460) - NETHERLANDS - APR 3, 2015
Pale yellow color with white foam head. Spicy aroma, coriander. Taste is fruity and spicy, coriander and other spices. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
edsspoon (704) - Nottinghamshire, ENGLAND - MAR 30, 2015
Bottle - cloudy straw with a fizzy bright white head. Aroma of cloves and yeast. Taste of cloves, yeast and hay. Light body, high carbonation.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
aleksander9 (641) - Oslo, NORWAY - MAR 26, 2015
Hazy orange with small white head. Citrus, lemon, coriander, earth, green apples and some funk. Fruity, wheat and sweet finish. Overall: pretty good!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Emeister84 (1407) - Charlottesville, Virginia, USA - MAR 14, 2015
Grassy and floral hop aromas, very lemony. Hazy straw color with a decently lasting white head. Dry, very aromatic. Light-medium bodied, prevalent yeasty mouthfeel.


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