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Hitachino Nest Red Rice Ale - Kiuchi Brewery

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Hitachino Nest Red Rice AleHitachino Nest Red Rice Ale

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BA SCORE
84
good

530 Ratings
THE BROS
92
outstanding

(view ratings)
Ratings: 530
Reviews: 305
rAvg: 3.7
pDev: 14.86%
Wants: 26
Gots: 28 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Kiuchi Brewery visit their website
Japan

Style | ABV
Belgian Strong Pale Ale |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BeerAdvocate on 07-01-2002)
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DannyS

New York

3.73/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a 330ml bottle into a Sam Adams sensory glass.

A - pours a slightly pinkish red-brown with a head that dissipates quick but leaves a foam collar and lots of wavy strands of lacing.

S - A subtle sweet malt and rice meeting a sort of confectionery aroma, like licorice or mint. Very unique.

T - The same confection-like feel comes into play here, with slight astringency but little to no bitterness. Finishes very clean.

M - decent body and mouthfeel. Not a wash of velvet on the tongue, but not offensive. Carbonation is active but fine.

D - the ABV is a titch high, but the flavor is just right for a session drinker.

Overall - I wouldn't be disappointed if I couldn't acquire any more of this one, but I enjoyed it nontheless. A unique taste and feel for us Americans.

Serving type: bottle

11-07-2009 03:18:06 | More by DannyS
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Hitachino Nest Red Rice Ale from Kiuchi Brewery
84 out of 100 based on 530 ratings.