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Hitachino Nest Anbai Ale - Kiuchi Brewery

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Hitachino Nest Anbai Ale
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BA SCORE
87
very good

53 Ratings
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Ratings: 53
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 3.91
pDev: 9.46%
Wants: 3
Gots: 0 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Kiuchi Brewery visit their website
Japan

Style | ABV
Gose |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
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(Beer added by: JAHMUR on 12-04-2013)
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QuentinCall

Georgia

4/5  rDev +2.3%

01-03-2014 04:00:29 | More by QuentinCall
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Auraan

Arizona

4.4/5  rDev +12.5%

Poured a gorgeous cloudy golden color with a thin white head that dissipated quickly leaving little lacing. Quite nice looking. Scents of fruity esters, ume plums, salt water and apricot. Very nice, crisp and inviting, not overly complex, but very reminiscent of umeboshi. Taste begins with flavors of apricot, ume plum and a nice fruity sourness. In the middle sourness increases and a pleasant undercurrent of salt water appears. The finish is sour ume plum, salt water and a hint of grainy malt. Aftertaste is sour with grainy malt and salty undertones. A very refreshing flavor that combines ume a and other fruit flavors with salt and sour and a hint of grain. Very well done. Mouthfeel is light bodied with moderate carbonation and a wet, juicy feel. Very light and refreshing. Excellent. Overall this is an excellent ale, though I cannot rightly compare it to other goses. What it is, is a nice, refreshing ale with a nice, uniquely Japanese flavor. I recommend it.

03-18-2014 04:42:39 | More by Auraan
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Griffith

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +2.3%

01-22-2014 02:28:37 | More by Griffith
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Sammy

Ontario (Canada)

3.25/5  rDev -16.9%

02-12-2014 01:04:05 | More by Sammy
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cjgator3

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

07-01-2014 00:09:29 | More by cjgator3
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woodchip

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

08-07-2014 20:32:33 | More by woodchip
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ironchefkook

California

4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

07-27-2014 01:34:03 | More by ironchefkook
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trentbent

New York

4.06/5  rDev +3.8%

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.

12-24-2013 00:30:02 | More by trentbent
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Hutch517

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +2.3%

07-26-2014 02:10:28 | More by Hutch517
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macesq

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +15.1%

06-15-2014 02:06:40 | More by macesq
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ivyman

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

08-04-2014 22:23:42 | More by ivyman
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Cloaked_Phantom

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

07-19-2014 04:06:23 | More by Cloaked_Phantom
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BeerBuzzGuy

North Carolina

4.28/5  rDev +9.5%

08-14-2014 23:31:02 | More by BeerBuzzGuy
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New York

4/5  rDev +2.3%

04-09-2014 15:27:41 | More by campfirebrew
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billyshears

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +2.3%

12-21-2013 21:51:20 | More by billyshears
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Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

05-16-2014 01:42:55 | More by oline73
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Georgia

4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

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Ontario (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +8.7%

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Mersh

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +2.3%

08-23-2014 23:03:17 | More by Mersh
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AmyfaceNYC

New York

3.7/5  rDev -5.4%

This beer has, as you might expect, mildly sour plum flavors. However, the flavors are very subdued and gentle--delicate, even. I didn't taste the salt that others have noted (and that is appropriate for a gose) but I wasn't looking out for it either. Beer is rather thin and light. A little on the crisp side. Definitely refreshing and pleasant but not super memorable.

05-13-2014 03:09:17 | More by AmyfaceNYC
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outoffocus

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -10.5%

06-25-2014 00:04:44 | More by outoffocus
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BradC

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +15.1%

04-23-2014 00:02:46 | More by BradC
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dcguitar

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +15.1%

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New York

4/5  rDev +2.3%

05-11-2014 02:18:15 | More by JRod1969
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California

3.75/5  rDev -4.1%

07-29-2014 16:51:46 | More by SocalKicks
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Hitachino Nest Anbai Ale from Kiuchi Brewery
87 out of 100 based on 53 ratings.