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

bottled
common

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 1057   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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3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
biomechanic (55) - Washington, USA - FEB 18, 2007
Way better than macro.Golden color,medium head. Flavors of coriander and rice. Slight acidic aftertaste. Overall good session beer.


3.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
daydesiang (30) - MALAYSIA - FEB 10, 2016
Smell : weak smell of citrus Looks : red orange(?) Taste : very nice citrus wheat beer! A wheat beer that reminds me of IPA. Or maybe a bitterless, good carbonate, weaker IPA? Love it! Overall : best Hitachino beer for me!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
One2remeber (237) - Jacksonville, Florida, USA - JAN 29, 2016
Bottled H.15.08. Golden yellow, bright orange hue. Foamy white head quickly dissipates. Very cloudy, hazy, no particles. Holiday/Christmas spices. Lemonade juice. Pungent, juicy, citrus burst at backend, like grapefruit juice, very different for a wit. Not as dry as I am use too, relatively low phenolics or flaked wheat zest. Complimentary sulfur note, not distracting. Unique, not my favorite with the holiday spices, makes less drinkable, but still enjoyable.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
drmet (620) - Mecklenburg-Vorpommern, GERMANY - JAN 29, 2016
L: -pours a cloudy straw golden with a small,foamy,white head -medium to high carbonation visible S: -lemon,coriander,wheaty,orange,zesty the nose plus clove -really spicy F: -medium carbonation -light body O: Very good Witbier

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
tightslice (707) - Redwood City, California, USA - JAN 19, 2016
Bomber at Whole Foods Market in Redwood City, CA. Aroma is coriander, mild orange blossoms, orange peels. Taste is slightly tart and bitter with a teensy bit of white wine. Floral chalkiness is mild. Not that bad but not that exciting either.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kermis (8524) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JAN 13, 2016
Draft at House of Beers, Bangkok. Cloudy golden blond with a medium white head. Aroma of herbs, spice, light fruit and orange peel. Flavour is light moderate sweet and bitter. Light medium bodied with light carbonation.

2.8
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
mudfly (34) - - JAN 3, 2016
Bottiglia, 33cl. Colore giallo pallido torbido, la schiuma è durata circa un secondo. Aroma di agrumi e spezie, in particolare coriandolo. In bocca agrumi e noce moscata. Corpo medio, carbonazione media. Non male ma credevo meglio.

4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
nomunters (1) - - JAN 2, 2016 does not count
Crisp and lightly fizzy in a nice way. Cute label. Japanese 5.5% coriander, orange peel & nutmeg.

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3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
yourilevesque (906) - Quebec, CANADA - DEC 30, 2015
Dégustée au Château La Calme en compagnie de Mademoiselle Irina. La bière est jaune paille. La mousse blanche nu dure qu’une seconde à peine. Un instant plus tard, le liquide est à vif. Les houblons sont floraux et herbacés. De la coriandre en grains fraîchement passée au mortier. Peu de fruits avant de porter le liquide a mes lèvres. L’orange à jus se révèle pleinement, poussée par une forte effervescence qui poursuit son travail jusque dans mon estomac. Une teinte de blé suri en attaque puis du fruit supporté par une faible amertume en fin de bouche. Une délicieuse représente d’un style que je regarde habituellement de haut, force m’est de le reconnaître.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
sinfull (1265) - Brooklyn, New York, USA - DEC 29, 2015
Hazy , yellow color. Huge, white head. Aroma of oranges , wheat malt , hint of spices and yeasts. Juicy taste , I literally felt orange juice in my mouth. However it wasn't annoying or overwhelming. Just perfect balance . Moderate malty sweetness. Crispy, refreshing , thirst quenching but not watery beer.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
OzarkElmo (308) - Poplar Bluff, Missouri, USA - DEC 28, 2015
Pours light and hazy with moderate white head, diminishing fairly quick. Slight sniff of coriander, orange on the nose. Very, very easy to drink. Would be a good summer beer. My very first Japanese brew - 乾杯


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