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Brewed by Kiuchi Brewery (Hitachino)
Style: Witbier
Konosu, Naka, Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan
Serve in Tumbler, Weizen

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 1087   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.41/5   IBU: 13   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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 


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2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Davhgbrew (948) - Seattle, Washington, USA - MAR 6, 2014
Been looking forward to a Hitachino brew for a while & this is my 1st. Cloudy gold color. Aroma of corn and orange peel. Sips lively and tingly on the tongue, medium bodied. Crisp fruity flavor of citrus up front which blends into a dry hoppy like middle and finishes with flavors of wheat and wet garbage funk and skunk. Very middle of the road witbier.


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ysok02 (733) - MOns, BELGIUM - APR 29, 2016
Une superbe blanche à la robe trouble et à la mousse moyennement abondante. Le nez est fruité, épicé, élégant et complexe. La bouche allie ampleur, fruit, fraîcheur, délicatesse et équilibre. Un délice absolu, surtout en fin de soirée

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
SG111 (980) - New York, USA - APR 25, 2016
Bottled. H. 16.01 is bottling code. at Mon Jin Lau, Michigan. Pours hazy yellow straw, white creamy head. Aroma is wheat, lemon, citrus, clove. Nice wheat beer with very bright notes. Flavor is sweet lemon, sugar, wheat. Nice citrus, sweeter than the Aroma. Refreshing and actually really nice.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
procraste (442) - FRANCE - APR 24, 2016
Sympathique blanche belge du Japon ... Ce genre de bière, je l’aurais particulièrement appréciée; il y a quelques années. Seulement là, mlagré sa belle tenue, je trouve ça trop "sweet". L’épice est ici pourtant sympathique.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
TheKernOwl (108) - West Sussex, ENGLAND - APR 24, 2016
Belg wit-style brew. Nose: wheaty, waxy lemon, spices, with a very slight seawater sour tang. In the mouth: wheatiness felt here too, but overall a bit sweet and you get the nutmeg. Nutmeg, you say? Yeh, I said it. And it’s not bad at all, actually.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kryon (2282) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - APR 17, 2016
Pours hazy citrusy with low white head Aromas citrusy, wheat bread , coriander Taste has citrusy fruits, wheat bread, hints of caramel , coriander

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ktwse (3408) - Greater London, ENGLAND - APR 17, 2016
Pours cloudy golden with low white head. Aroma of wheat, citrus, light honey. Taste is sweet with a honey like finish. Light and smooth body with soft carbonation.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ansalon (2437) - Stockholm, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - APR 17, 2016
Pours hazy mango with a frothy white head. Aromas of yuzu, bananas, lemongrass, citrus, lime. Taste is citrusy and fruity with a moderate backbone. Mouthfeel is light bodied with medium carbonation

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
ChrisRR (33) - DENMARK - APR 15, 2016
From tap. Quite light in appearance for a wheat. Nice crisp taste with honey and melon aroma. Somewhat sour in flavor.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
KoNrRiI (1033) - Århus, DENMARK - APR 13, 2016
0.1 draft. A honey-hazy, honey-colored beer with a small, white head. Aroma of fruits, barley, cereals, some fruits, and perhaps a touch of spices. A sweet taste full of honey, flowers, delicate hops, and citruses. A medium body, a slick texture, and a soft carbonation. Finish is medium long and has even more honey on offer than the rest. Overall it is a tasty and drinkable brew, enough said.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kajser27 (1066) - Zagreb, CROATIA - APR 13, 2016
Yellow colored, cloudy, medium white lasting head. Aroma is very spicy, mostly nutmeg, Bechamel sauce. Taste is medium- sweet malt, some wheat, caramel, strong nutmeg, again Bechamel sauce. Light+ bodied, average carbonation. (bottle, Pivoteka Zagreb)


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