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Brewed by Kiuchi Brewery (Hitachino)
Style: Sweet Stout
Konosu, Naka, Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan

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Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 511   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.91/5   IBU: 15   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A perfect mixture of coffee, chocolate, and roasted flavors in the nose and on the palate. No bitterness, but sweet notes throughout to the very finish.   Malts: Marris Otter, Wheat, Crystal   Hops: Kent Golding   Adjuncts: Roasted Barley, Lactose   Original Gravity: 1.06

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3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
StevieT (1868) - - SEP 25, 2013
A very mild taste, subtle coffee and burnt flavours. A little thin, but not too bad. Could be stronger.


3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
cheewazz (1) - Warszawa, POLAND - JAN 16, 2017 does not count
Przede wszystkim piwo jest bardzo delikatne w odbiorze, zdecydowanie za delikatne jak na to do czego przyzwyczaiły nas europejskie browary. W aromacie na pierwszym planie slodowosc, następnie karmel i czekolada. Wyczuwalna tez mleczny słodki smak. Piana znika całkowicie w kilkanaście sekund po otwarciu piwa. Barwa ciemnobrunatna. W smaku wyczuwalna najpierw slodycz, następnie smak kawy i delikatna kwaśność na końcu. Poza tym smak piwa pozostaje na języku drażniąc go i zachęcając do kolejnego łyka. Reasumując, piwo nie jest wybitne, ale nie jest tez nudne. Poza w trakcie picia w szkle armat sie kumuluje i wydaje sie być silniejszy niz na początku.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
alex_leit (3017) - Minsk, BELARUS - DEC 11, 2016
Bottle. Brown-bronze color. Aroma: caramel, sweet, sugary. Taste: caramel, sweet, slightly acidic, metal, caramel, dried fruit.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
crazy_cat_lady (442) - - DEC 10, 2016
Bottle at Hokkaido Ramen Santouka. Smells of sweet chocolate and coffee, candy sugar. Very sweet stout. Pitch black with no head (perhaps because it was served very cold).

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ordybill (1519) - Douglasville, Georgia, USA - DEC 9, 2016
Poured from a 330 ML bottle into a pint glass at the World of Beer in Columbia, SC. The appearance is a very dark brown with a small tan head. The aroma is all malt. The taste is roasted malt, some coffee and chocolate and has that thick milk stout feel with a slight acidic aftertaste.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
koncert92 (130) - Warsaw, POLAND - NOV 30, 2016
aromat całkiem przyjemny, słodki, kawa z mlekiem. w smaku trochę wodniste, leciutko palone, sos sojowy. Najfajniejszy w nim jest pozostający smak na języku

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
rami_pl (2429) - Warszawa, POLAND - OCT 19, 2016
Rami Rami is drinking a Hitachino Nest Lacto Sweet Stout by Kiuchi Brewery at Konstruktorska Business Center Kawowy, drewniany, ciemnoowocowy, lacto ewidentne nieprzegiete, ciut wodnisty, kwaskowaty i skodki, najsik

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Iznogud (3045) - CROATIA - AUG 18, 2016
On tap at the Lower Right, Tokyo. Pours dark brown with medium beige head. Malty, milk chocolate, cocoa, bit roasted, sweet. Short finish, and light even a bit watery. Not bad, but too light for me.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
PotjeBier (2884) - Amsterdam, NETHERLANDS - JUL 27, 2016
33 cl bottle @ home, a bit past the best before date. Black color. Beige head with little retention. Aromas of sweet chocolate, light roast, some berries. More roasty retronasal, mocha, red fruit. Flavor is light sweet, coffee-ish, roasty. Light bodied (almost thin). Short finish, light roasty. Quite nice actually.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
invinoveritas (148) - Greater Manchester, ENGLAND - MAY 15, 2016
Pours a burnt cola with a restrained head. The initial caramel aroma is so strong it almost morphs into cheese, underlain by charcoal - changing later into brown sugar and mocha. On tasting there is an upfront dark bitterness, which surprisingly carries through on the watery palate. Coffee with an aftertaste of bananas. Interesting but maybe hampered by the low ABV.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
visionthing (4954) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - APR 12, 2016
On tap at Hitachino Brewing Lab, Tokyo. Close to black with a modest, but lasting beige head. Aroma of roasted malt with some milky notes, dark chocolate and dark fruits. Medium sweet with a medium flavour intensity and a slightly dry and lightly bitter finish. Mild and easy to drink, not to exciting, but certainly decent.


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