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Hitachino Nest White Ale - Kiuchi Brewery

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

1,183 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 1,183
Reviews: 501
rAvg: 4.1
pDev: 11.71%
Wants: 122
Gots: 85 | 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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4/5  rDev -2.4%

GameOfBeers, Aug 07, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -20.7%

GTJayG, Aug 07, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.4%

smartassboiler, Aug 05, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

Aficionado_Shawn, Aug 05, 2014
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5/5  rDev +22%

LarsB, Aug 03, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

Beervana, Aug 03, 2014
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3.89/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Appearance- Pale cloudy yellow with a white head

Smell- Citrus and fruits. Less spice than most witbiers

Taste- Follows the nose. Citrus (more orange than lemon) with a light amount of spice. This is different than most witbiers I have tried that seem to have more of a lemon kick than orange.

MF- Crisp and refreshing

Overall- Another great beer, 2 for 2 with this brewery cant wait to try another

Brew_42, Aug 01, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

Dello, Aug 01, 2014
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4.6/5  rDev +12.2%

mcrawford, Jul 31, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -14.6%

Adamostella, Jul 31, 2014
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3/5  rDev -26.8%

Westyn, Jul 31, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

Guinnsslvr, Jul 31, 2014
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4.49/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

This is one of the more delicious and refreshing beverages I've had this summer! What makes it even more impressive is that the Japanese have jumped on board with micro-brewing and put this little gem out. I would definitely recommend it for...well anything apart from a philosophical evening with friends. Very happy to have picked it up; quite satisfied.

ASirahSyrah, Jul 31, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

Gregvg, Jul 30, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.4%

dorne29, Jul 30, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.4%

Latarnik, Jul 29, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.4%

brittanylicious, Jul 27, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.4%

heysuz, Jul 27, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

hpthebull, Jul 27, 2014
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4/5  rDev -2.4%

mattboyer182, Jul 27, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

justme, Jul 26, 2014
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4.75/5  rDev +15.9%

tylerbrowe, Jul 25, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

Robviously, Jul 25, 2014
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4.23/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

a pretty famous beer here, it has eluded me somehow until now. picked this up under 6 bucks over at colorado liquor mart, who is still chugging along with some hidden gems in the back there. a nice take on a wit, different than almost all of them because of (what i perceive anyway) this fresh ginger in here. a blonde beer with a golden flare, clear for the style, and while there are a ton of bubbles in it, no head really ever builds up. the nose is almost like ginger ale, its so potent to me, i have to believe there is real ginger in it. belgian type yeast is also fruity, while some malt other than wheat i think makes an appearance, giving some light caramel flavors as a base. ginger and cracked pepper in the finish, this could pass as a saison on the yeast character alone, less belgian than saison in that regard. super refreshing, and even though it looks flat, there are a lot of bubbles here in solution. my first beer from this operation is a winner, i like this a lot, different from the masses but still comfortably within what the style asks for. perfect hot weather refresher. super dig it.

StonedTrippin, Jul 24, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

DamienI, Jul 24, 2014
Hitachino Nest White Ale from Kiuchi Brewery
92 out of 100 based on 1,183 ratings.