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Hitachino Nest White Ale - Kiuchi Brewery

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Hitachino Nest White AleHitachino Nest White Ale

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

1,155 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 1,155
Reviews: 500
rAvg: 4.1
pDev: 11.71%
Wants: 116
Gots: 73 | 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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kuishinbo_tantei

New York

3.5/5  rDev -14.6%

07-06-2014 04:16:49 | More by kuishinbo_tantei
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Kuaff

Alaska

4.3/5  rDev +4.9%

Poured cellar temperature into a pint glass.

Any head here is no more than a half-finger of white foam which dissipates quickly. The ale is a quite cloudy lemon straw color, with lots of sediment suspended throughout.

Its aroma is mostly of orange zest and lemon, with some spices liking nutmeg and coriander coming through. Possibly some cardamom, and maybe even a bit of mango and pineapple. There's also the always-pleasant sweet bread dough smell of the Belgian styles. Slightly musty.

Refreshing fruitiness makes the first impression on my palate, oddly reminding me of green grapes, pears, and cantaloupe more than any of the fruits I smelled.. A bit of tart lemon does show up in the middle, followed by a dry, clean finish of yeasty, bready, biscuit maltiness.

The light body and bubbly carbonation feel right on.

Subtle, light, and refreshing, but also enriched with some pleasurable complexities and eccentricities.

07-05-2014 17:57:16 | More by Kuaff
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bearbreak

Korea (South)

3.5/5  rDev -14.6%

07-05-2014 17:33:13 | More by bearbreak
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Heymikew2

Hawaii

3.5/5  rDev -14.6%

07-01-2014 16:26:06 | More by Heymikew2
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Marco_Gtz

California

3.25/5  rDev -20.7%

06-30-2014 17:18:02 | More by Marco_Gtz
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RHB33

Maryland

4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

06-29-2014 15:29:33 | More by RHB33
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unclekeith

Alaska

3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

06-29-2014 10:17:50 | More by unclekeith
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Wayne17

Texas

3.25/5  rDev -20.7%

06-29-2014 00:06:58 | More by Wayne17
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BrooklynPanch

New York

4/5  rDev -2.4%

06-28-2014 20:57:15 | More by BrooklynPanch
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DStrauss1987

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

06-28-2014 13:30:09 | More by DStrauss1987
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BobbyDigitali

California

4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

06-26-2014 22:51:42 | More by BobbyDigitali
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Histic

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

06-26-2014 02:28:02 | More by Histic
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chefhatt

Pennsylvania

3.89/5  rDev -5.1%

This is my first Japanese beer.
I poured this beer into my glass, it has a golden color body with a fizzy head.lt comes off as a slight grain aroma. The taste is spot on, it has a ginger and slight lemon flavor. It also has a nice spice to it. Mouthfeel is smooth and this beer is very drinkable.

06-25-2014 01:35:31 | More by chefhatt
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mrjez

Japan

4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

06-24-2014 09:52:14 | More by mrjez
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STG228

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -2.4%

06-22-2014 23:12:51 | More by STG228
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mparker7217


5/5  rDev +22%

06-22-2014 21:58:20 | More by mparker7217
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Bwagner1122

California

4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

06-21-2014 06:44:44 | More by Bwagner1122
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Loveyourbeer

Virginia

4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

06-19-2014 23:07:34 | More by Loveyourbeer
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tykechandler

Indiana

4.75/5  rDev +15.9%

06-19-2014 03:49:05 | More by tykechandler
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davidwhatshisnam

New York

3/5  rDev -26.8%

06-19-2014 02:13:39 | More by davidwhatshisnam
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torriman

Spain

4.5/5  rDev +9.8%

06-17-2014 07:51:19 | More by torriman
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TT--Cashout

Newfoundland (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

06-17-2014 01:51:36 | More by TT--Cashout
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JMS1512

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -2.4%

06-16-2014 13:22:45 | More by JMS1512
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Didier

New Hampshire

3.75/5  rDev -8.5%

06-15-2014 21:36:26 | More by Didier
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KathyG

Pennsylvania

4.25/5  rDev +3.7%

06-13-2014 20:11:17 | More by KathyG
Hitachino Nest White Ale from Kiuchi Brewery
92 out of 100 based on 1,155 ratings.