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Hitachino Nest White Ale - Kiuchi Brewery

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

1,122 Ratings
THE BROS
97
world-class

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Ratings: 1,122
Reviews: 499
rAvg: 4.11
pDev: 11.68%
Wants: 108
Gots: 62 | 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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TGS

California

4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

02-01-2013 02:49:51 | More by TGS
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matjack85

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +9.5%

01-29-2013 13:56:20 | More by matjack85
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Steffano

California

5/5  rDev +21.7%

01-29-2013 04:40:58 | More by Steffano
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guytyping

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +15.6%

01-28-2013 23:39:36 | More by guytyping
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Nutwood

Kentucky

4.75/5  rDev +15.6%

01-28-2013 02:35:35 | More by Nutwood
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heygeebee

Australia

3.73/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

From Slowbeer. BB 10 2013

Pours a straw body. Fizzy one finger head, little lace.

Aromas of yeast, creamy nutmeg.

Taste is surprising for a Wit. Very very creamy and soft. Wheat, yeast, orange in the mix, as it the nutmeg, a little spice/clove.

Mouthfeel smoother than you might expect. Medium bodied.

Different altogether. A bit worried this is the best beer from Japan, tho, on BA ! Would be a good beer to get togther with fellow BAs and discuss....

aside - mrs heygeebee thought - smelt of flowers, tasted like apricot crumble... (!)

Serving type: bottle

01-27-2013 08:14:01 | More by heygeebee
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MaxOhle

Illinois

4/5  rDev -2.7%

01-27-2013 07:02:41 | More by MaxOhle
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ssimpson89

Illinois

4/5  rDev -2.7%

01-27-2013 03:23:33 | More by ssimpson89
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SmashPants

Australia

3.88/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Bottle: squat little 330mL brown bottle with an interesting label. Cute owl too.

Appearance: cloudy pour with a thin-looking body and light but fine carbonation. A disappointingly minimal head with very little lacing.

Aroma: an impressive blend of quality wheats, spices and orchard fruits - apple and pear.

Taste: quite different to the usual witbier - instead of the traditional banana and cloves, this definite quality wheats similar to the nose, but with orange peel, and peppery spices. Quite a thick feel, which takes a bit to get used to.

Aftertaste: citric and pine hops linger somewhat.

Mouth feel: quite heavy - perhaps a little too much so, for a witbier. Almost gritty in feel. The fine carbonation is spot on though.

Overall: a very interesting take on the witbier- different feel and flavours. Pretty expensive, but you get what you pay for I suppose.

Serving type: bottle

01-26-2013 23:50:12 | More by SmashPants
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Florida

4.75/5  rDev +15.6%

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New York

3/5  rDev -27%

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Louisiana

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

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Perilousleigh

Maine

3.25/5  rDev -20.9%

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starlight37

Korea (South)

3.5/5  rDev -14.8%

01-19-2013 18:18:26 | More by starlight37
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Dyce

Georgia

4/5  rDev -2.7%

01-18-2013 04:42:17 | More by Dyce
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Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +3.4%

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pin

Australia

3.5/5  rDev -14.8%

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4/5  rDev -2.7%

01-17-2013 03:21:05 | More by ShutOutTheSky
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AlexFields

Tennessee

3.75/5  rDev -8.8%

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ChrisKayler

Virginia

4/5  rDev -2.7%

01-12-2013 23:18:48 | More by ChrisKayler
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sirsteve42

New York

3.5/5  rDev -14.8%

01-12-2013 05:16:52 | More by sirsteve42
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bluckbeyes

Oregon

3.25/5  rDev -20.9%

01-10-2013 22:52:47 | More by bluckbeyes
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California

4/5  rDev -2.7%

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IDontBelieveYou


4/5  rDev -2.7%

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Auror

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -2.7%

01-09-2013 11:04:34 | More by Auror
Hitachino Nest White Ale from Kiuchi Brewery
92 out of 100 based on 1,122 ratings.