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

bottled
common

on tap
available

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 1178   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.4/5   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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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lele (556) - Padova, ITALY - APR 20, 2017
Buona blanche, ma niente di trascendentale. Classici sentori speziati (coriandolo) e agrumati. Dissetante, scivola bene.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BenL8 (162) - SWITZERLAND - APR 17, 2017
Appearance: opaque straw colour, little foam and carbonation. Aroma: very estery and yeasty, very fruity and banana and very refreshing. Flavour: very refreshing and fruity, estery, banana, quite mild. Nice wit.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Cokemonkey11 (787) - - APR 10, 2017
Bottle. Pours pale golden with a slight amber hue, thin white foam residing to a ring, and a slight opacity. Scent is lovely ale yeast, either weizen or saison. Floral. Light. Taste is medium crystal malt with light floral flavors of what actually tastes a bit like pilsener yeast. Sugar cane. Finish is smooth. Great.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
dogbomb (1210) - ENGLAND - APR 2, 2017
Bottle. Slightly cloudy pale gold. Decent white head. Nose is malty. Taste is wheat. Full. Lagers. A good, light ale.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
petewhitley (554) - Nagoya, JAPAN - APR 1, 2017
citrus, clove, golden, hazy, light sweetness, medium body, soft carbonation. Very hazy yellow, frothy white head. Malty and light citrus nose. Flat and a bit watery, spicy finish. Soft, subdued, and disappointing.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Juanmi1 (21) - boadilla del monte, SPAIN - MAR 31, 2017
aromtica y refrescante.Suave.aromas a manzana acida y especias. Velada. en boca ligera y algo picante

2.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
lbianchi66 (382) - FRANCE - MAR 23, 2017
Robe blonde et trouble. Une jolie mousse blanche se forme mais retombe malheureusement rapidement. Armes forts pices (clou de girofle et cannelle) et lgers de malt, fruits jaunes et levures. Got agrumes (lextrait dorange), biscuit et levure. Il y a un arrire-got mtallique pas trs agrable. La texture est plutt aqueuse et la carbonatation trs trs aggressive. Jai connu bien mieux comme bire blanche.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Stoned99 (1495) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 18, 2017
Sample from bottle shared with father. Aroma: intense smell of spices, nutmeg, cloves, all spices, etc. Orange zest. App: clear pale with minimal white head, minimal white head. Taste and palate: light body, moderate carbonation, medium sweetness, spices in mouth, moderate bitter finish. Overall: this is simply disgusting. So much spices in mouth. Ouch. 3 sips is enough. Pour father who drank almost the bottle by himself probably not wanting to hurt my feelings saying its bad.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
ads135 (4544) - Omaha, Nebraska, USA - MAR 10, 2017
An underappreciated style and Hitachino does it justice. Tried at their Brew Lab in Tokyo in 2017 with Sam and Janet. Slick, sweet, and spicy!

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
TimE (5711) - Tokyo, JAPAN - MAR 4, 2017
This has been one of my favorite white ales for a very long time. I can remember drinking about 8 U.K. Pints one time at a British pub in Tokyo. Rated offline years ago but need to revisit. Lovely soapy nose with oranges and a touch of ginger. Smooth mouth with lots of soapiness, ginger and chamomile.


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