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

bottled
common

on tap
common

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RATINGS: 980   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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3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
podey (637) - New York, New York, USA - FEB 10, 2013
Draught at Manchester Pub in NYC. Pours a cloudy light orange/gold color. The aroma is of oragne and other citrus fruits. Light hoppy taste with alot of citrus notes, some spice.


3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
markextrae (1835) - NETHERLANDS - MAY 21, 2015
bottle bought at a local beer store, somehow they have a import program of these japanese beers, poured a pale yellow to golden colour, notes of grains, citrus, wheats, bubble gum,corn?, some orange, spices, fruit notes, moderate carbonation. nice to try, but it’s not worth to import these beers IMO...

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Manslow (325) - Warsaw, POLAND - MAY 19, 2015
Butelka 0,33l Kolor jasnozłoty, mętne. Nikła piana. Bardzo łagodny aromat cytrusów i owoców tropikalnych. Smak łagodny korzenny. Nagazowanie średnie, dobre orzeżwiające piwo.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
tsd08460 (125) - Marshall, Virginia, USA - MAY 17, 2015
Aroma: floral, citrus, nutmeg Appearance: hazy, golden, slight white head Taste: medium sweetness, lightly bitter, citrus Palate: medium body, slick feel, soft carbonation, long finish, Nice summer beer

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
DanielBrown (4054) - Birmingham (via Leicester), West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAY 1, 2015
Bottle from Waitrose. Really nice Wit. Its been a long time since I tried a new example of this style, and liked it as much. Really smooth. Lacks the rancid tartness, which some Wits exhibit. Nice.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
solidfunk (4979) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - APR 27, 2015
Light aroma, light coriander. Can’t really taste the nutmeg much but that can be overpowering so this is a good thing. Pours hazy golden white with ok head. Light sweet finish with a touch of grain. Tap at Pizza Paradiso G-Town.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Desverger (3176) - 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 (320) - 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 (52) - 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 (209) - 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 (1676) - 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).


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