Hitachino Nest Anbai Ale - Kiuchi Brewery
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Ratings: 19 | Reviews: 2 | Show All Ratings:
4.53/5 rDev +13.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75
Enjoyed on tap at the Armsby Abbey. Poured into a stemmed tulip.
A - Poured a nearly lightly hazy rich golden hue with a thin one finger white head that leaves wonderful light lacing and a thin blanket.
S - Aromas of, well, the ocean and salt plums. Great fresh salt air with a sweet and sour plum thing going for it. Like taking a deep whiff from a bag of salted plums.
T - Taste is very clean. Great salty sweet going on. Wonderful salt water flavours, lightly mineral notes with a great sour and sweet plum going on. The plum works amazingly with the salt and really explodes on the pallet. Alcohol hidden very nicely.
M - Mouthfeel is great, super crisp and clean with no alcohol noticeable.
O - Overall this beer was just delicious. The salty sour sweet going on was incredible. Would love to get my hands on some bottles of this!
Serving type: on-tap
01-18-2014 15:56:21 | More by rudzud
4.06/5 rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25
Well gotdamn! If anyone can make plum liquor it's the Japanese, says I upon ordering this. It's delish!
A- cloudy straw brown that picks up the light well.
S- the first and possibly only smell I get is ocean salt. It's sharp and short and would probably be nice if it weren't raining outside, but I don't want to smell the ocean right now. This beer is laughing at me.
T- this beer shines on flavor. It's the beer it is with plum and salt. It tastes like that. It tastes like a privilege. Good.
M- balanced, salty.
O- my wife tasted this beer and just said it tastes weird. Anyway. I like it. It's sour sweet and salty. Give it a try if you are fortunate enough to come across this unique brew from what must be Japan's most prestigious craft brewery.
Serving type: on-tap
12-24-2013 00:30:02 | More by trentbent
Hitachino Nest Anbai Ale from Kiuchi Brewery
87 out of 100 based on 19 ratings.