Nippon Shiro Nigori Belgian White Beer Style | Kirin Brewery Company, Limited

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Brewed by:
Kirin Brewery Company, Limited
Japan
kirin.co.jp

Style: Witbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
http://www.nipponbeer.jp/lineup/iview.php?pvw=dt&pid=28

Added by snaotheus on 05-23-2012

BEER STATS
Ratings:
3
Reviews:
2
Avg:
3.75
pDev:
12.8%
 
 
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Ratings: 3 |  Reviews: 2
Photo of Fezzz
3.68/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of shigg85
4.35/5  rDev +16%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Bought a can of this from Kaldi in Saitama, Japan. Poured into a Paulaner weizen glass. Beautiful thick white head with a semi-cloudy wheat-hued body. Goes down smoothly with a bit of a sweet orange flavor and no negative aftertaste or gas. Overall, this is a solid, solid hefe, especially out of a can. I would definitely recommend it, and I will be buying more in the future.

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Photo of snaotheus
3.18/5  rDev -15.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

"The original shironigori is authentic Belgian white beer style, traditionally brewed with natural ingredients."

333ml can poured into a hotel tumbler. For whatever reason, the label is printed upside down on the can, and the can is stored on the shelves upside down with a plastic lid over the top of the can.

Pours very pale cloudy yellow with a tiny head and lots of carbonation. Smell is very fruity, I smell lemons and oranges, with some spices.

Taste is spices, malt, mild. Still quite fruity. Lemony, but sweet. Otherwise, fairly nondescript.

Mouthfeel is a little too carbonated; it feels fizzy. Overall, it's not bad.

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Nippon Shiro Nigori Belgian White Beer Style from Kirin Brewery Company, Limited
3.75 out of 5 based on 3 ratings.
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