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Hitachino Nest White Ale - Kiuchi Brewery

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

1,203 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 1,203
Reviews: 503
rAvg: 4.1
pDev: 11.71%
Wants: 121
Gots: 95 | 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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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

pesekad, Jan 22, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

omnibusfilms, Aug 10, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

Much better on tap than out of the bottle. On tap I give it a 4.75 but in the bottle its looser to a 4.

jazzface78, Sep 07, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

bakerm3, Mar 13, 2012
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hopmandu, Apr 09, 2014
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amejia79, Mar 04, 2013
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Bnoise11, Feb 23, 2013
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Squidprint, Sep 04, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured into a pint glass.

A- pineapple yellow with a 1/16" white head and constant carbonation plumes. Head remains throughout and leave a frothy white lacing with every sip.

S- citrus peel, black pepper, fresh-baked wheat bread.

T- citrus hits immediately, transitions to a spicy black pepper and finishes with an almost sweet wheat.

M- the carbonation is present, but not as heavy as it appears it should be. Mouthfeel is thin to medium.

O- more complex than most witbiers I have tried, but the price ($6 for a 12 oz) would keep me from trying again. It was good, so I don't feel it was a waste, though.

Ungertaker, Feb 05, 2012
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DamienI, Jul 24, 2014
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watchnerd, Aug 30, 2014
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uturn, Apr 28, 2014
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mfl620ks, Jan 19, 2014
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shigg85, Jan 31, 2012
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rm9679, Nov 13, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Swirl poured from a 330ml bottle into a glass beaker. A hazy golden yellow with a two finger white head which soon diminished to a thin layerr. Light lacing. Lemon, nutmeg and coriander smells.
Awesome taste. Bready malt up front followed by the spice mix then a nice sour citrus finish. Lots going on here. The flavours are well melded so it is hard to pick out individual components but there is a nice progression of flavours from front to back
Mouthfeel is light but nicely carbonated. Very refreshing. Highly drinkable. I could easily drink this all day. A masterful white ale. I would love to find this on tap.

scott451, Jul 09, 2010
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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

THEOPTIMATOR88, Mar 06, 2014
Hitachino Nest White Ale from Kiuchi Brewery
92 out of 100 based on 1,203 ratings.