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Hitachino Nest Sweet Stout (Lacto) - Kiuchi Brewery

Hitachino Nest Sweet Stout (Lacto)Hitachino Nest Sweet Stout (Lacto)

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BA SCORE
70
okay

290 Ratings
THE BROS
61
poor

(view ratings)
Ratings: 290
Reviews: 206
rAvg: 3.02
pDev: 21.85%


Brewed by:
Kiuchi Brewery visit their website
Japan

Style | ABV
Milk / Sweet Stout |  3.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: purplehops on 07-01-2002)
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BlueHammer

Connecticut

3.3/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

This beer definitely requires an acquired taste. It was not especially suited to my normal beer taste, but I was curious so I went ahead and tried it. It was served to me in the bottle which I poured into the glass.

It has a sour milk smell. The smell could also be compared to that of sourdough bread. It pours a very dark, deep brown, completely opaque. The head dissapates quickly leaving some light lacing as it is drunk. The taste is very sour which can make it difficult to drink if you are not used to or don't particularly care for this taste. It is flat with no carbonation.

I think there are better beers of this particular style. This is one that is worth a taste but I doubt I will try it again.

Serving type: bottle

04-09-2006 20:12:33 | More by BlueHammer
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Hitachino Nest Sweet Stout (Lacto) from Kiuchi Brewery
70 out of 100 based on 290 ratings.