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Hitachino Nest Espresso Stout - Kiuchi Brewery

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BA SCORE
89
very good

796 Ratings
THE BROS
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(send 'em beer!)
Ratings: 796
Reviews: 382
rAvg: 3.93
pDev: 11.7%
Wants: 31
Gots: 58 | FT: 2
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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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A - Dark black-brown with a finger of frothy khaki-chocolate colored head. Fades normal.

S - Roasted chocolate and caramel malts, molasses, roasted coffee, black licorice, touch of vanilla.

T - Dark chocolate and caramel malts, roasted coffee, molasses, black licorice, a touch of vanilla and dark fruit.

M - Medium-full bodied with moderate carbonation. Smooth with a sweet, roasted, and dry finish.

D - Nice coffee stout. Good overall balance.

ngeunit1, May 10, 2013
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4/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A small pour due to circumstances beyond my control... Beer served a touch too cold (~4C).

Rich and deep brown body with a tan head that last well. Coffee and roasted malt notes on the nose. Body is dominated by a strong coffee flavour with a stronger than expected residual sweetness. Little apparent bitterness. I wish the serving had been larger, and I will seek this beer out again.

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A= The pour is a black color with really bright amber highlights. The head is about a finger high with decent retention and some spotty lacing.

S= Deep deep roast and coffee. One of the roastiest stouts I've ever smelled. The coffee has an almost citrus smell to it. Citrus or chili. I can't really decide. Really unique however. Never smelled anything like this.

T= The taste follows the nose to a tee. There is a ton of roast. Really really roasty. The lime or chili I took in the smell really came through in the taste as well. Unique to say the least.

M= A nice feel for the style. Nicely carbonated and just silky enough.

D= Interesting beer to say the least. I liked it a lot. The chili or lime flavor I got was different and kept me on my toes throughout the drink. Worth trying once at least to see if it's your thing.

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Hitachino Nest Espresso Stout from Kiuchi Brewery
89 out of 100 based on 796 ratings.