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Hitachino Nest Real Ginger Brew - Kiuchi Brewery

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BA SCORE
82
good

407 Ratings
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Ratings: 407
Reviews: 213
rAvg: 3.63
pDev: 14.88%
Wants: 7
Gots: 22 | 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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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

Rocketman2013, Jul 28, 2014
Photo of cmq103
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…

cmq103, Jul 27, 2014
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4/5  rDev +10.2%

BobbyDigitali, Jul 25, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

mrjez, Jul 21, 2014
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4/5  rDev +10.2%

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3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

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tykechandler, Jun 27, 2014
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STG228, Jun 23, 2014
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4/5  rDev +10.2%

kingslotty, Jun 21, 2014
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2.75/5  rDev -24.2%

mpenske, Jun 19, 2014
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3/5  rDev -17.4%

rudabegga9, Jun 09, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

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3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

Andy_Luft, Jun 02, 2014
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3.76/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

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

A: tall, gooey-spongy foam to start... somewhat cloudy, dark caramel color - looks like liquified caramel in the process of cooling off dry...

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

T: heavy malt foundation, malty ginger beer, herbal bitterness in the finish... powdered ginger and grain-husky bitterness lingers... tiny hint of spicy alcohol

M: fatty-round... thinnish, chewy-gooey viscosity... booze enhances the notably dry finish

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

Bouleboubier, May 30, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

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3.75/5  rDev +3.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

squezey, May 08, 2014
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4/5  rDev +10.2%

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3.25/5  rDev -10.5%

odomosan, Apr 30, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -3.6%

Griffith, Apr 23, 2014
Hitachino Nest Real Ginger Brew from Kiuchi Brewery
82 out of 100 based on 407 ratings.