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Hitachino Nest Weizen - Kiuchi Brewery

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very good

230 Ratings
very good

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Ratings: 230
Reviews: 154
rAvg: 3.75
pDev: 13.07%
Wants: 9
Gots: 11 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Kiuchi Brewery visit their website

Style | ABV
Hefeweizen |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 11-16-2001)
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3.75/5  rDev 0%

ssimpson89, May 30, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev 0%

tommyguz, May 08, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev 0%

Mattias, May 06, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev 0%

Janeinma, Apr 25, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev 0%

Lost_in_Prawet, Apr 05, 2013
Photo of rainydays2020
3.71/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Drank it from a tulip glass. I don't remember the specifics as I drank it yesterday afternoon. It had a very dry Japanese, Sapporo-esque dryness that I didn't prefer at first. After a few sips it really grew on me. An interesting Beer with a very light smell.

rainydays2020, Mar 30, 2013
Photo of Poupae
4/5  rDev +6.7%

Poupae, Mar 28, 2013
Photo of Hultkrantz
3.25/5  rDev -13.3%

Hultkrantz, Mar 23, 2013
Photo of metter98
3.76/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

A: The beer is hazy pale yellow in color and has a moderate amount of visible carbonation. It poured with a half finger high white head that died down and left a collar around the edge of the glass.
S: Light to moderate aromas of wheat are present in the nose along with notes of bananas.
T: The taste very much follows the smell and has flavors of wheat and bananas. There are some hints of spices towards the finish.
M: It feels light-bodied on the palate and has a moderate to high amount of carbonation.
O: This beer is easy to drink and is a good representation of the style.

metter98, Mar 09, 2013
Photo of Lob
4.25/5  rDev +13.3%

Lob, Mar 09, 2013
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2.25/5  rDev -40%

Danielr26, Mar 02, 2013
Photo of BugTownPub
4/5  rDev +6.7%

BugTownPub, Feb 12, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev 0%

LambicPentameter, Feb 03, 2013
Photo of Hoppsbabo
3.96/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

A: Cloudy straw yellow. Big white head.

S: General wheat smell and a sherbet-like yeast aroma.

T: Full flavoured with a bit of banana. Slightly bitter for a weizen which is fine by me. Tiny bit of marzipan and some coriander right at the back as it's going down the gullet.

M: Not much in the way of carbonation, which I like.

O: Better than your average weizen but not quite top notch. I bought it in Korea which is next to Japan and yet it was ludicrously expensive. Otherwise it's a very sessionable beer.

Hoppsbabo, Feb 01, 2013
Photo of matjack85
3.25/5  rDev -13.3%

matjack85, Jan 29, 2013
Photo of Serge
3.3/5  rDev -12%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

It pours a nice, hazy orange-golden body with a small off-white head. Slightly yeasty nose with some banana and lemon, sweetness and a little bit of cloves. Almost syrupy sweet in the mouth, with some fruity sourness, cloves and banana. Strange, but quite nice, even though it’s far from the regular hefeweizen. Effervescent. Lemony, acidic finish. For a hefeweizen, it’s both very sweet and very sour.

Serge, Jan 27, 2013
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4/5  rDev +6.7%

YamagamiTravis, Jan 23, 2013
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4.25/5  rDev +13.3%

-ronin-, Jan 21, 2013
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4/5  rDev +6.7%

eaddy-p, Dec 22, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +13.3%

rm9679, Nov 13, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev 0%

danipp, Nov 10, 2012
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4/5  rDev +6.7%

yoroxanne, Oct 30, 2012
Photo of Knapp85
2.78/5  rDev -25.9%
look: 1.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

This beer poured out as a bright yellow color with some floating particles in there. The head is fizzy and white. No retention or lacing at all on this beer. The smell of the beer is a little spicy, the traditional clove aromas are there. The aroma doesn't give off my o the soft bready aromas that I feel it should. The taste of the beer has a big clove flavor with a minimal banana flavor like most have. The mouthfeel of the beer was a little high in carbonation and a bit watery. Overall I wasn't very impressed with this beer.

Knapp85, Oct 23, 2012
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3.88/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance is golden yellow with a relatively reserved head that disappates quickly. Minimal lacing on the glass. Mouthfeel is good with finer carbonation bubbles - somewhat creamy but more present on the front end. Smells of citrus and mild grassy hopping. Taste is clean and refreshing - nice citrus and spices.

Oakenator, Oct 11, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -6.7%

intoxabroad, Oct 08, 2012
Hitachino Nest Weizen from Kiuchi Brewery
85 out of 100 based on 230 ratings.