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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

761 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 761
Reviews: 376
rAvg: 3.92
pDev: 11.99%
Wants: 33
Gots: 50 | 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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Poured from a 12 oz bottle from 2009 into a snifter.

Appearance is deep brown nearly black body with a huge mocha colored head that reduces slowly and leaves thick lacing. Looks beautiful.
Smell is heavy coffee, chocolate covered espresso beans, toffee and pale malt. Not overly aromatic.
Taste redeems the aroma with huge espresso, dark chocolate, roast coffee, big chocolate and deep roasted coffee aftertaste. Very tasty and charred coffee forward.
Mouthfeel is light carbonation and medium body, but very easy to drink.

I was pleasantly surprised at how much taste and espresso flavor this beer expressed. One of the best coffee + espresso forward beers I've tried .

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Beautiful black beer with a thick dark tan head with fantastic retention and lacing.

Strong, spicy aroma featuring tons of dark coffee and roasted barley.

Delicious beer whose flavor follows the nose. Extremely dark and smooth coffee, tons of roasted barley, and non-sweet dark cacao. There's a slight peppery spice that kicks the beer up a notch; mild notes of vanilla.

Very smooth and lively beer, with a medium-full mouthfeel. I'd prefer a thicker feel for a stout.

This is an excellent, underrated beer. I'm very impressed with my first beer from Hitachi Nest.

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Hitachino Nest Espresso Stout from Kiuchi Brewery
88 out of 100 based on 761 ratings.