overall
98
100
style
Brewed by Kiuchi Brewery (Hitachino)
Style: Stout
Konosu, Naka, Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 1193   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.82/5   IBU: 36   EST. CALORIES: 210   ABV: 7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Caramel, roasted, black and chocolate malts provide an explosion of coffee like flavors.

The strong espresso character comes from the addition of espresso beans to the boil.

Notes of vanilla, dark fruit , cocao and chocolate.

The very unusual character of Hitachino Nest Espresso Stout stems from the fact that Kiuchi Brewery is using the recipe of a Russian Imperial Stout as base.

Pitch black color, big brown head. Aromas of chocolate, roasted bitterness, black currants, dark fruits.

Hop: Chinook, Kent Golding
Malt: Pale, Crystal, Black, Chocolate
Others: Roasted Barley, Coffee beans
SRM: 100

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3.6
rotaman14 (746) - Wiesbaden, GERMANY - DEC 10, 2017
Strong coffee aromas. Fairly malty taste with an instant coffee aftertaste. Quite full body.

3.8
wombat23 (1830) - Texas, USA - DEC 4, 2017
Shared 11.2 oz. bottle. Pours dark brown with a tan head. Aroma and taste of espresso, roasted malt, dark chocolate. Very nice.

3.3
darbeer75 (1045) - Round Rock, Texas, USA - DEC 4, 2017
Aroma: roasty, malty; some soy sauce; Appearance: pitch black with creamy tan head; Taste: follows nose with some additional coffee; still some soy sauce in there; Palate: heavy body with long, roasty finish; Overall: pretty good but can't get past the soy sauce.

4
YantarCoast (1556) - Moscow, RUSSIA - NOV 25, 2017
330ml bottle from RusBeerShop in Moscow. Pours black with a medium-sized long lasting tan head. Aroma is coffee, roastiness, soy sauce. Taste is dry and bitter, roast, espresso, dark chocolate. Very drinkable.

3.9
DavidSvinth (315) - DENMARK - NOV 24, 2017
UPDATED: NOV 24, 2017 På flaske. Fantastisk, forførende aroma af kaffe og ristet brød. Smagen bitter som stærk kaffe. Den er kraftig og insisterende og lige til den gode side. Jeg savner lidt mere kompleksitet og lidt mindre kaffebitterhed. Ellers er der virkelig en god øl!

4.1
biilz (233) - SPAIN - NOV 21, 2017
Отличный классический стаут. Аромат сильно кофейный но при этом не очень приятный. Симпатичная кофейная пенка. Вкус довольно резок, собственно сам Эспреессо с няшной этикетки. Также чувствуется слегка жженая карамель. Послевкусие плавное, кофейное.

3.5
mmmeinike (326) - Odense, DENMARK - NOV 17, 2017
Dark brown with a brown head. Aroma is coffee and roasted malt. Taste is coffee, roasted malt and chocolate.

4.5
lidor1995 (144) - ISRAEL - NOV 7, 2017
UPDATED: NOV 7, 2017 Bottle unfortunately expired, pours from the oily and black with no head, roasted aroma, strong taste of coffee with boozey notes

4.2
RickFifty (1399) - Fredrikstad, NORWAY - NOV 3, 2017
Dark brown color, light brown head. Rich malty nose, vanilla, brown sugar, coffee. Roasted malt taste, brown sugar, vanilla, espresso with bitter finish. Full to medium body, soft carbonation.

9, 4, 8, 4, 17

3.9
Zilb (392) - Fontenay Sous Bois, FRANCE - NOV 2, 2017
1 mois avant DLC. Brassée avec des grains de café. Bue avec moelleux chocolat. Noire opaque, petite mousse beige tenue moyenne sans carbo, normal pour le style. Arôme sur le café et le réglisse. Pointe caramel. En bouche, café doux, caramel et chocolat noir. Final avec légère amertume bienvenue, et pointe d'alcool (7,5%) bien dosée. Superbe équilibre global ! Une superbe stout bien qu'habituellement pas mon style de bière !


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