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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

712 Ratings
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Ratings: 712
Reviews: 369
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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2/5  rDev -49%

06-26-2014 04:55:45 | More by f_raud
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tykechandler

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4/5  rDev +2%

06-19-2014 04:58:29 | More by tykechandler
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Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

06-13-2014 02:40:32 | More by hit728
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Roberto11232

New York

1/5  rDev -74.5%

06-09-2014 01:08:37 | More by Roberto11232
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hopsputin

California

3.99/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

a: a mix of dark brown and black with a ruby red note at the bottom of the glass. large 3-4 finger off white & tan head that fades and settles at about 1 finger

s: dark cherries, oak, toasted malt, smooth coffee, raisins, sweet toffee, a hint of burnt coffee beans

t: much more of that coffee/espresso in the flavor than the nose. right away its those espresso beans. that rich and toasted espresso fades to roasted malts, some sweet berries, caramel/toffee, and a nice creaminess. its not overly complicated, but its tasty

m: medium mouthfeel, with a little bit of sugary-syrup lingering feel. tiny bit of carbonation

o: this is my first offering from this brewery, and i'm quite impressed. its nothing mind blowing, but it definitely offerers a nice espresso flavor, and is backed by some other nice flavor you tend to see i a stout of this style. worth a try.

Serving type: bottle

06-08-2014 04:01:00 | More by hopsputin
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LooseMoose1978

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +2%

06-08-2014 03:08:23 | More by LooseMoose1978
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New York

4/5  rDev +2%

06-07-2014 22:52:26 | More by DoubleSimcoe
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Georgia

4/5  rDev +2%

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Texas

4/5  rDev +2%

06-06-2014 19:26:11 | More by Dicers
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clayrock81

Virginia

4/5  rDev +2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured a black body with one finger tan head that dies quick with little lace patches. Aroma is mostly roasted coffee malts but there is some sweetness in the aroma as well. The beer is thin, smooth, easy drinking fare that tended to be a little sweeter than some coffee styles which is my preference. Strong roasted coffee notes are balanced with a very slight espresso/milk/vanilla sweetness for both a dry and sweet beer (this sweetness helps the beer pass so easy over tongue). Rather simple and mild beer but it really hit the spot for me.

Serving type: bottle

06-04-2014 15:53:17 | More by clayrock81
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diverite

Connecticut

4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

06-02-2014 00:11:14 | More by diverite
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Florida

4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

05-31-2014 02:21:42 | More by cjgator3
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Australia

4.75/5  rDev +21.2%

05-28-2014 11:38:38 | More by Kroehny_Loves_Hops
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Texas

4/5  rDev +2%

05-27-2014 04:21:44 | More by bkeller04
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Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +8.4%

05-22-2014 18:12:31 | More by afsdan
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wrightst

Maryland

4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

05-22-2014 02:54:51 | More by wrightst
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Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

05-20-2014 17:55:50 | More by waddellc2
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New York

3.75/5  rDev -4.3%

05-18-2014 17:14:08 | More by LoveStout
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davidwhatshisnam

New York

3.25/5  rDev -17.1%

05-13-2014 23:23:57 | More by davidwhatshisnam
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South Carolina

4/5  rDev +2%

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DRich1913

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -10.7%

05-13-2014 21:09:55 | More by DRich1913
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Bouleboubier

Pennsylvania

4.44/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

(bottle code ES.13.04 - poured into a balloon)

A: dark, probably opaque black liquid... 2 finger width, dense, meringue-y, mocha-colored foam - doesn't seem to want to settle out

S: bold and beautiful, finely-ground espresso aroma, delicately roasty... light-moderate medicinal alcohol... dark chocolaty malt base

T: smooth, dark roasty malts and bittersweet chocolate... the coffee lingers like a mist in the aftertaste... subtle acidic funkiness starting to creep in, however, it either hasn't quite taken hold, drying it out, or a judicious portion of crystal malt and residual sugars has kept a fortunate modicum of sweetness to keep a sense of balance... ultimately, it has a fine European cocoa foundation with an aura of bitter espresso dusting it

M: expansive, wavy, and medium-full bodied, holds, then finishes with a vanishing drop... delicate, gritty scraping of the tastebuds in the afterglow... hint of alcohol desiccation on the back of the palate

O: quite excellent, even after a year... don't know how sweet it is fresh, but it seems like this has dried out nicely with nary a smudge of oxidation... very well done

Serving type: bottle

05-13-2014 21:07:30 | More by Bouleboubier
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Svendozen

New Hampshire

4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

05-12-2014 01:52:49 | More by Svendozen
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leolevorin

Brazil

4.04/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

hitachino nest espresso stout
imperial stout
pais japão
álcool 7%
validade 10/2014
cerveja preta com boa formação e persistência de espuma, de corpo médio e predomínio de aromas e sabor de malte tostado, alem de grão de café torrado, pão preto e cacau. Amargor de tosta com boa intensidade e persistência e um leve calor de álcool residual.

Serving type: bottle

05-11-2014 17:07:36 | More by leolevorin
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superdoopersauce

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev +14.8%

05-10-2014 03:23:34 | More by superdoopersauce
Hitachino Nest Espresso Stout from Kiuchi Brewery
88 out of 100 based on 712 ratings.