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Hitachino Nest White Ale - Kiuchi Brewery

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

1,083 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 1,083
Reviews: 496
rAvg: 4.11
pDev: 11.68%
Wants: 104
Gots: 53 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Kiuchi Brewery visit their website
Japan

Style | ABV
Witbier |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 11-13-2001)
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WeymouthMike

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4/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

A- Cloudy , highly carbonated pale golden yellow
S- Somewhat floral, very tough to describe maybe some apple.
T and M- Carbonation has a good bite right of the bat. Again the apple comes into play with a tang of citrius on the finish.
D- A very drinkable beer and one of the better I've had.

Serving type: bottle

05-30-2007 00:52:40 | More by WeymouthMike
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Hitachino Nest White Ale from Kiuchi Brewery
92 out of 100 based on 1,083 ratings.