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Hitachino Nest White Ale - Kiuchi Brewery

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

1,106 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 1,106
Reviews: 497
rAvg: 4.11
pDev: 11.68%
Wants: 106
Gots: 58 | 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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Noelito76

New York

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

11-12-2012 18:16:59 | More by Noelito76
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flyingmick

New Jersey

4.75/5  rDev +15.6%

11-11-2012 16:03:12 | More by flyingmick
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YamagamiTravis

Saskatchewan (Canada)

4/5  rDev -2.7%

11-08-2012 14:01:00 | More by YamagamiTravis
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marvmoreno

Philippines

4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

11-08-2012 06:41:39 | More by marvmoreno
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rowyn

New York

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

11-05-2012 00:10:38 | More by rowyn
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Yodo

Colorado

4/5  rDev -2.7%

11-04-2012 03:31:21 | More by Yodo
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kattykay

Rhode Island

4.75/5  rDev +15.6%

11-01-2012 22:18:48 | More by kattykay
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jklecko2

Missouri

4.75/5  rDev +15.6%

10-30-2012 20:25:25 | More by jklecko2
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beerhorn12

Oregon

4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

10-27-2012 08:23:11 | More by beerhorn12
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Inquisitive_Sloth


5/5  rDev +21.7%

10-25-2012 02:12:29 | More by Inquisitive_Sloth
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sourgrass

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

10-20-2012 16:16:32 | More by sourgrass
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t0rin0

California

4/5  rDev -2.7%

10-17-2012 03:17:17 | More by t0rin0
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ZethOfTheNorth

Louisiana

3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

10-15-2012 15:48:57 | More by ZethOfTheNorth
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bholby87

Nevada

4/5  rDev -2.7%

10-10-2012 05:30:02 | More by bholby87
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WECIII

West Virginia

4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

10-08-2012 20:43:13 | More by WECIII
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intoxabroad

Taiwan

5/5  rDev +21.7%

10-08-2012 13:20:46 | More by intoxabroad
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PeterM

California

4.08/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Tasty little brew
Very cloudy, straw like tones, with minimal head that disappears quickly, even after a vigorous pour.
Complex and pleasing smell - sake like with pine and citrus undertones: brilliant!
Effervescent, smooth and mellow with a great aftertaste that leaves me licking my lips.
Overall its a fine one that I'll go back t oagain and again.

Serving type: bottle

10-05-2012 03:36:17 | More by PeterM
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emillere


4/5  rDev -2.7%

10-02-2012 15:11:56 | More by emillere
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superspak

Michigan

4.1/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

24.3 ounce bottle into tulip glass, H12.06 bottle code(June 2012?). Pours hazy golden straw color with a nice 2 finger fairly dense white head with good retention, that reduces to a small cap that lingers. Light foamy lacing on the glass. Aromas of big clove, wheat, pepper, coriander, lemon, orange zest, herbal, earth, and yeast spices. Excellent aromas with nice strength, balance, and complexity. Taste of lemon, pepper, coriander, clove, orange zest, wheat, bread, herbal, earth, and yeast spices. Lingering notes of citrus zest, pepper, coriander, clove, wheat, and yeast spices on the finish for a bit. Nice balance of flavors with solid complexity. No cloying flavors at all on the finish. Medium carbonation and body; with a fairly creamy and crisp mouthfeel that is nice. Alcohol is well hidden with zero warming noticed after the finish. Overall this is an excellent witbier. Well balanced with good flavor and complexity; extremely smooth to drink. Really enjoyable stuff.

Serving type: bottle

09-26-2012 04:20:30 | More by superspak
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AntLeatherface

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

09-16-2012 00:44:40 | More by AntLeatherface
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ReeseMax3

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -2.7%

09-14-2012 17:07:50 | More by ReeseMax3
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caseyjacks

California

4/5  rDev -2.7%

09-13-2012 20:24:20 | More by caseyjacks
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julian89

Georgia

3.6/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I went ahead and forked out the big bucks for 8 different Hitachino's we sell at Hop City.

Appearance: Pours a slightly hazed, yellowish body with a 1/2 inch white head that dissipates fairly quickly.

Smell: Wheat and wet orange peel. It has the faint aroma of a typical German pils.

Taste:It follows the nose well with an addition of spice and slight hops bitterness character. It taste a little like Heineken though, which is throwing me off a tad.

Mouthfeel: Medium-light body. Medium-plus carbonation.

Drinkability:A fairly nice and crisp wheat beer.

Serving type: bottle

09-11-2012 15:00:11 | More by julian89
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sparkplug


4/5  rDev -2.7%

09-11-2012 12:23:41 | More by sparkplug
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sfprint

Germany

4.53/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 5

My friend mail ordered this while in Japan and brought it straight to me!

A: Not so impressive. Mildly hazy yellow with a tinge of orange, barely any rising carbonation, but what is there rises very thin columns.
S: Ha, well, it reminds me of both a sweet and very nice witbier but also a freshly washed dog. Interesting combo, but nice!
T: Whoa, very nice and very different than other wits I've had. Not at all bitter. There's pineapple prominently in the middle. Fresh yet with a degree of weight. Very very nice.
M: Mild but nice tingling. Medium body.
O: Very special, I feel very happy to be drinking this one. Way up there on the list of top witbiers

Serving type: bottle

09-09-2012 22:17:29 | More by sfprint
Hitachino Nest White Ale from Kiuchi Brewery
92 out of 100 based on 1,106 ratings.