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Hitachino Nest Pale Ale - Kiuchi Brewery

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BA SCORE
82
good

47 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 47
Reviews: 18
rAvg: 3.61
pDev: 15.79%
Wants: 3
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Kiuchi Brewery visit their website
Japan

Style | ABV
English Pale Ale |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: brewdlyhooked13 on 12-27-2002)
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look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

There is some citrus and pine in the aroma at first. As those soften and fade, some breadiness, toffee, and nuts become more apparent. The head is cream colored and the body a coppery amber. In the flavor, the hops are fairly light—some pine and grapefruit that tastes a little watered down. The malt is considerable but still secondary to the hops and fruity esters. Only somewhat bitter. A good earthy, grainy maltiness lingers. The body is on the light side with spritzy carbonation.

The balance of flavors seems rather off for the style. It's not very malty or bitter; and the hops and esters, while quite noticeable, are still rather light. Very drinkable and pleasant.

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A very disappointing brew. The hops almost tasted oxidized, but it just had a lot of woody taste to it. Quite malty and I had a real hard time with the herbal, woody, cardboard flavor that the beer had. There was a decent sweet caramel malt backbone to the beer, and the hops are certain times have redeeming qualities though.

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Hitachino Nest Pale Ale from Kiuchi Brewery
82 out of 100 based on 47 ratings.