Hitachino Nest White Ale | Kiuchi Brewery

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90
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1,529 Ratings
Hitachino Nest White AleHitachino Nest White Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Kiuchi Brewery
Japan
kodawari.cc

Style: Witbier

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerAdvocate on 11-13-2001

BEER STATS
Ratings:
1,529
Reviews:
551
Avg:
4.05
pDev:
11.85%
 
 
Wants:
220
Gots:
297
For Trade:
2
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3.95/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Bottle pour at 38 Degrees in Alhambra, CA.

Pours a murky light yellow with a foamy white head that settles to a partial film on top of the beer. Small dots of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, grain, spices, and yeast. Taste is much the same with a fruity flavor on the finish. There is a mild amount of spice bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp mouthfeel. Overall, this is a good beer that is tasty and easy to drink.

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4/5  rDev -1.2%

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3.97/5  rDev -2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 3.75

Appearance - Pours a hazy yellow color with an inch thick, creamy white head that dissipates after a minute. Has a very nice lacing.

Smell - Quite spicy. Light citrus with clove, coriander, and wheat.

Taste - It's pretty delicious. But it's a little too spicy for my liking.. mostly just because I have acid reflux. But it's great tasting. Citrus up front, followed clove, coriander, and white pepper. Wheat is more dominant in the finish, with a somewhat musty flavor and light bitterness.

Mouthfeel - Light bodied with very high carbonation. Too much if you ask me

Overall - This beer is really good. I wish I could have enjoyed it better (if it wasn't for my acid reflux).

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4.83/5  rDev +19.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

I have always been a fan of Japanese beer and Belgian whites. Little did I know that I could have both in the same beer. I would highly recommend trying this beer if you have the chance and enjoy mild to medium flavored full bodied beers or are a fan of either style.

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Hitachino Nest White Ale from Kiuchi Brewery
4.05 out of 5 based on 1,529 ratings.
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