Hitachino Nest Espresso Stout | Kiuchi Brewery

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Hitachino Nest Espresso StoutHitachino Nest Espresso Stout
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3.94/5
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1,007 Ratings
Hitachino Nest Espresso StoutHitachino Nest Espresso Stout
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Kiuchi Brewery
Japan
kodawari.cc

Style: American Double / Imperial Stout

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by BeerBeing on 07-20-2007

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#5,800
Reviews:
422
Ratings:
1,007
pDev:
11.17%
Bros Score:
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Photo of Dawon
3.72/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ikidunot
4.16/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Frudel
4.05/5  rDev +2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Bottle bought at Library Cafe in Kanchanaburi, Thailand.
I was pretty amazed to find craftbeers in Thailand. I decided to grab this one and I didn’t regret it.

Dark chocolate and coffee smells.
Delightful mix of roasted malt, dark chocolate and coffee beans, small notes of dark fruits.
First beer tasted from Japan. Amazing!

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Photo of Riik3
4.25/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Shantto
3.11/5  rDev -21.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of GrantBrennan
4/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Uconnelmo
3.81/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Tim725
3.5/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Nunya
3.92/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of smithj4
3.92/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of rarigney
4.19/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of DruC4
3.82/5  rDev -3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Vader444
4.33/5  rDev +9.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Bottle poured into 2/3 pint glass. BB 03/18.

Hmmm. This is a really good coffee stout. Really rich and roasty with dark chocolate, a bit of black cherry and a tonne of fresh coffee. Thickish mouthfeel and an everlasting finish. Impressive stuff from Kiuchi Brewery. Love it. Cheers!

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Photo of EmperorBevis
3.93/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottled
Pours ajet black body with decent enough tan head
Aroma is full on fresh coffee with a hint of scotch bonnet
Sweet dark prickly java flavour backed up with solid body

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4.17/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of tvenne
4.25/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of joseph_french
3.47/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of eng_lee
4.18/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of AtaraxiaDnB
4/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of sephyrott
4.63/5  rDev +17.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Lucaskowalik
4.43/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 11.2 ox bottle into a snifter
L- Deep chocolate brown with high carbonation and a mocha head. Almost has the appearance of actual coffee rather than stout. Even has visible pieces of espresso beans floating around inside.
S- Primarily espresso and dark chocolate, as well as vanilla, caramel, dark fruit, yeast, molasses, nutmeg, and cinnamon
T- Flavor is intense and basically the same as smell but with even more emphasis on the espresso.
F- The mouthfeel is nearly identical to a cup of espresso. it has a nice amount of dry bitterness to balance out its sweet notes.
O- Probably the best espresso stout I've had. It is nearly identical to real espresso in every aspect, even having similar nuances to it's flavor. This would be an excellent beer to have with breakfast so I will have to hunt down another bottle.

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Photo of RMW66
4/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Casey_L
4/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BalancingBrooms
3.77/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of zander4dawin
3.99/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Beautiful dark beer, basically a zero head beer, sparse perally tan bubbles. Bitter espresso flavors and a slick easy drinking mouthfeel. Body isn't overly heavy.

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Hitachino Nest Espresso Stout from Kiuchi Brewery
Beer rating: 3.94 out of 5 with 1,007 ratings