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Hitachino Nest Espresso Stout - Kiuchi Brewery

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Hitachino Nest Espresso StoutHitachino Nest Espresso Stout

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BA SCORE
88
very good

715 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 715
Reviews: 370
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 11.99%
Wants: 27
Gots: 41 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Kiuchi Brewery visit their website
Japan

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Stout |  7.50% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerBeing on 07-20-2007)
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Reviews by corby112:
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corby112

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +27.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Pours a dark black with a dark brown head. This beer has one of the most beautiful aromas I've ever experienced. Very strong coffee bean/espresso presence as well as a burnt dark chocolate scent. The coffee/espresso theme again is dominant in the taste but a nice dark chocolate taste balances it out perfectly not making it too bitter. A nice combination of caffeine kick and alcohol strength. One of the best infusion of coffee and alcohol that I have tasted and Hitachino's best beer.

Serving type: bottle

12-01-2008 08:18:02 | More by corby112
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Brew_42

Massachusetts

3.79/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A- Dark brown with a tan head

Smell- Coffee and chocolate. Strong aroma.

Taste-Follow the nose. HEavy coffee flavor with a hint of chocolate. Just enough to overcome the bitterness of the espresso

Mouthfeel- Smooth and heavy.

Overall- Great beer, definitely going to be sampling more from this brewery as I see it. An awesome coffee stout and the best beer I have had from an Asian brewery

Serving type: bottle

08-01-2014 16:07:17 | More by Brew_42
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4/5  rDev +2%

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Texas

4/5  rDev +2%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

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Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

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4/5  rDev +2%

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4/5  rDev +2%

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3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

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Texas

4.2/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

12 oz bottle poured into tulip glass.

A- Pours black with dark ruby around the edges and two fingers of dark khaki head.

S - I get a lot of espresso beans in the aroma followed by a chocolate sweetness.

T - Espresso is the main flavor here, with a slight bitterness, followed by sweet milk chocolate and a tiny bit of roasted malt. The coffee flavor in this is great, and there is less roastiness than I was expecting for the style.

M - Moderate-to-full body with moderate carbonation. There's nothing special in the mouthfeel, just smooth and creamy. Nice stickiness in the aftertaste.

O - This is my first beer from this brewery and I have to say I'm impressed. They got the espresso flavor just right and it was well balanced.

Serving type: bottle

07-21-2014 02:24:17 | More by ExaltedNecrosis
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4/5  rDev +2%

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Pennsylvania

4.08/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a deep dark brown with a finger of beige head that retained for a good long time. Roasted notes combine with some subtle coffee notes on the nose. The roast in the flavor profile is quite strong but I am not getting any distinct coffee notes. The bitter finish is excellent.

Serving type: bottle

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3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

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Hitachino Nest Espresso Stout from Kiuchi Brewery
88 out of 100 based on 715 ratings.