Hitachino Nest Espresso Stout | Kiuchi Brewery

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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:
No notes at this time.

Added by BeerBeing on 07-20-2007

BEER STATS
Ratings:
989
Reviews:
419
Avg:
3.96
pDev:
11.36%
 
 
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52
Gots:
121
For Trade:
4
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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

A: Dark black body with a medium tan fluffy head. Lacing sticks well on the glass, and leaves nice rings.

S: The scent is very mild with some notes of chocolate and some coffee.

T: It has a fairly charcoal-like roasted flavor. There is a lot of this charcoal bitterness. I don't get as much coffee or chocolate flavor as I smell.

M: The bitterness takes away a lot from the mouthfeel, giving it a harsh unpleasantness. The aftertaste is just more burnt popcorn. The beer feels like the carbonation is just right, but the beer feels too dry. Fairly thin mouthfeel as well.

O: Overall I didn't like the beer. For a imperial stout the beer was just way too harsh and burnt. It lost any true espresso flavor. Maybe if you like to scrape your coffee off the bottom of a pot that has had the burner on all night, this could be for you. If you're a fan of delicious tasting coffee, with that rich roasted bean flavor and freshly ground aroma...this beer is not for you.

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Hitachino Nest Espresso Stout from Kiuchi Brewery
3.96 out of 5 based on 989 ratings.
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