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Hitachino Nest Real Ginger Brew - Kiuchi Brewery

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384 Ratings
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Ratings: 384
Reviews: 212
rAvg: 3.63
pDev: 15.15%
Wants: 7
Gots: 17 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Kiuchi Brewery visit their website
Japan

Style | ABV
Herbed / Spiced Beer |  8.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: goodbyeohio on 07-13-2005)
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jbonapar

Ontario (Canada)

3.9/5  rDev +7.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Purchased in New York, New York...

Wonderfull Bottle! Love it. Poured a cloudy amber with an amazingly thick, creamy head. Great pour for sure.

Aroma is Hops and Ginger. sweet pickled ginger.

Taste is very interesting, the hops and Ginger blend and increase the power of the bitterness. A nice malty backbone to balance the flavors. A very assertive beer with probably the best "ginger" i've ever tasted in a beer. Be prepared for some deep and strong flavor. If you like Sushi ginger you'll enjoy trying this.

Serving type: bottle

01-07-2012 03:42:43 | More by jbonapar
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Rocketman2013

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

07-28-2014 00:51:54 | More by Rocketman2013
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cmq103

New Jersey

3.54/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Appearance: Poured from a 720 ml. bottle into a Duvel Belgian Tulip glass. Dark amber in color with a ½ off white head. Spotty lacing that disappears quickly.

Smell: Make no mistake; the ginger aroma is prominent and distinct. An aggressive swirl of the glass brings out even more of the ginger aroma, followed by a hint of sweet candy-like booziness. Not the same ginger ale smell from a soda, as this was sweeter and spicier with a citrus undertone.

Taste: Exactly as I thought it was be. Ginger, ginger, ginger all the way through with the same hint of sweet booziness at the finish. I catch a glimpse of nutmeg and all-spice with each sip. Dessert-like sweetness is prominent.

Mouthfeel: Sweet and slick, with a mildly bitter and warming finish. There is no doubt this beer dabbles in the 8% ABV range.

Overall: You have to love ginger to truly appreciate this beer. I happen to be a big fan of ginger, which is why I enjoyed this beer so much. It gets better as it warmed. If you like ginger then give it a try. This is my first beer from Kiuchi Brewery. I’m looking forward to trying more of them. Enjoy…

Serving type: bottle

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(bottle code RG.13.12 - poured into a tall Unibroue tulip)

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S: browned, dry caramel overtone... old, candied ginger

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O: caramel-y malt and powdered ginger are core to the taste here... it appears that it could be a goopy mess, however, the flavors seem to have decent balance and it thankfully ends up surprisingly dry... if you dig malt and ginger anything, this is a good one

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Hitachino Nest Real Ginger Brew from Kiuchi Brewery
82 out of 100 based on 384 ratings.