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

bottled
common

on tap
common

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RATINGS: 960   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 


StevieT's rating

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
StevieT (806) - - SEP 24, 2013
Faint fruity aroma, pours golden with a thin white head. Tastes fruity, smooth, mild nutmeg aftertaste, an interesting beer. Try it.


3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
SarkyNorthener (2538) - West Bromwich (Yorkshire Expat), West Midlands, ENGLAND - FEB 17, 2015
Bottle from waitrose, lichfield. Piss yellow coloured beer, no head. Aroma of coriander, spice and orange pith. Taste is spices, oranges, coriander and wheat. Quite carbinated. Decent enough.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joe19612 (1982) - camberley, Surrey, ENGLAND - FEB 14, 2015
Bottle. Pours a light gold colour with a firm white head, aroma is all wheat with some spice, taste is bitter and fruity in the mouth, with a dry finish.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
toml219 (285) - California, USA - FEB 13, 2015
From Notes..... Pours hazy yellow. Smell of wheat and spice. Taste is typical wit.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
DrunkSanta410 (360) - Houston, Texas, USA - FEB 12, 2015
Bottle to glass. Pours a light hazy yellow, one finger white head. Aroma of banana, a bit of pepper, light grass and faint citrus. Taste is interesting, definitely bubblegum, a bit of spice / pepper a bit of bread and mildly fruity. Very interesting! Light mouthfeel, medium carbonation. Finishes slightly dry. Iím pretty impressed by this one, not one of my favorite styles but I did enjoy this one,

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
willisread (153) - Tokyo, JAPAN - FEB 12, 2015
On tap at Popeye in Tokyo. Served in a weissbier vase. Hazy goldenrod color with a nice head. Strong corriander, nutmeg aroma with a hint of banana. Clean on the palate compared to other witbiers, but not in a bad way at all. Banana and cardamom present on the tongue. Spice isnít overbearing however. Hitachino doesnít really disappoint. Solid witbier.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
chimpgibbon (361) - London, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - FEB 11, 2015
I love this beer. Man Iím hopped out and this refreshes, itís light, balanced, drinks great really cold. Whatís not to like. Top subtle spicing, nice light Belgian funk, bit of ripe fruit. Iím wondering why I donít give beers I love a really high score more often? Iím done with huge stouts - apart from that Omnipollo one I canít find again- this is it.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
HampshirePhil (183) - Portsmouth/London, Hampshire, ENGLAND - FEB 9, 2015
330 ml bottle - Disappointing, after much hype Hitachino lacks the creative of other Wit beers. Nutmeg aromas but faint, like the orange peels.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
miyauchi38 (461) - chicago, Illinois, USA - FEB 8, 2015
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3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
DroolYeast (356) - Aalborg, DENMARK - FEB 8, 2015
From bottle @ HKís ōl-messe 7th February 2015. Aroma of light malt and spice. Hazy light yellow colour with white small head, tiny lasting. Moderate sweetness, light bitterness. Light+ body, soapy texture, avg. carb., sweet finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
venom666 (462) - Elche, SPAIN - FEB 5, 2015
Hazy lemony color with medium white head. Aroma of coriander, nutmeg and lemon and orange peel. High carbonation. Taste is spicy, with coriander and nutmeg dominating and a citrusy background. Very refreshing.


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