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78
95
style
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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3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
tokyogoat (1503) - San Diego, California, USA - JUL 17, 2010
A decent offering, well worth the money and id possibly get it again. Just didnt knock my socks off. but a tasty offering for the style. just too costly to make it worth gettign again.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ron (3884) - Rochester, New York, USA - JUL 11, 2010
Pours a hazy yellow with a thin to medium white head. Spicy lemongrass and big coriander notes. On the thinner side of medium, spicy and a little minty flavor. Finishes with some nice wheat notes, and a light hint of ginger.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
GG (2332) - NorCal, California, USA - JUL 5, 2010
12 oz bottle - Aroma - Very floral with a heavy emphasis on the orange peel. Light spices with enough sweetness to notice.

Appearance - clody orange/yellow body with a fluffy, soapy white head. Clingy lacing left behind.

Taste - heavy lemony body, with a light tartness on the finish. Really a fine example of a wit. Lots of bitter orange, nutmeg help round things out nicely.

Palate - refreshingly light and clean with a medium softness to it, carbonation light massaging the tongue

Overall - absolutely loved it and it was quite simple to knock 2 bottles of this back while hanging around the pool

2.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 9/20
bleeng (1680) - Seattle still not near Beersel., Washington, USA - JUL 1, 2010
On tap at Tops Tempe. Pale yellow hazy. No head, medium carbonation. Nose is very tart and lemony. Taste has very little flavor-where is wheat, spices anything? Very light body. Boring and not really very good. Poor interpretation of a Belgian wit.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jpieper (15) - Broomfied, Colorado, USA - JUN 28, 2010
Sweet with bubbly carbonation. Flower taste and citrus aroma. The after taste is a bit tart and brings out almost a bitter citrus flavor.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
wedgie9 (2701) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - JUN 27, 2010
Tasted from bottle at Lush Roscoe. Pours pale orange with a thin white head that recedes quickly leaving minimal lace around the glass. Nose of yeast, orange, and spices, including coriander, cinnamon, and a hint of nutmeg. The orange flavors come through nicely with the spices mostly subdued until the back where nutmeg, coriander, and a hint of cardamom come through. The body is light with average carbonation, an oily texture, and a medium spiced finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
manuchampions (1244) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUN 26, 2010
Bottle from 16th Liquor. Hazy, straw-coloured ale with a large, frothy, white head. The nose is soapy and floral with big notes of lemon. Citrusy, tart flavour. Good spice. Medium-bodied with a creamy mouthfeel and soft carbonation. Short, tart finish.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Blake (396) - Orange, California, USA - JUN 19, 2010
Had from 12oz. bottle from Hi Time Wines. Pours hazy yellow with very slight head that dissipates to nothingness. Carbonation is slight, but lasts throughout. Aroma is citrus, flowers, lemon, and grapefruit. Taste is a very nice white with orange, lemon, spices, and floral tastes. Finishes sweet with citrus lingering. A nice white that could maybe use a bit more carbonation, but overall easily drinkable and refreshing.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
scrob (53) - Jacksonville, Florida, USA - MAY 26, 2010
very surprised at how much i liked this beer as i am not a big wit drinker. hazy and pale gold pour in my glass. think lemon on the nose. palate is light and fizzy which i really liked (almost like a mimosa?!?) tasts orange, tangy, wheat. finishes quickly. cant wait to try another flavor.

4.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Em (102) - USA - MAY 22, 2010
Very flowery citrus taste, creamy. Light golden yellow color thin head. An excellent beer.


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