Hitachino Nest Pale Ale | Kiuchi Brewery

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Kiuchi Brewery
Japan
kodawari.cc

Style: English Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by brewdlyhooked13 on 12-27-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
58
Reviews:
19
Avg:
3.74
pDev:
14.71%
 
 
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5
Gots:
12
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Ratings: 58 |  Reviews: 19
Photo of sephyrott
4.07/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Euroglot
3.14/5  rDev -16%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of kitschiguy
3.85/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Writing as I drink.

Poured a 330ml bottle into a 350ml beer glass. Poured a nice coppery brown with a good fluffy off-white/beige head. Fetaind quite well. Some lacing.

Nice nose. Lots of biscuit, malty aromas, caramel.

Palate is OK. MIld hop bitterness and fairly well balanced.

Mouth is a little thin. Carbonation quite high.

Recommended for fans of the style.

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Photo of LukeGude
3.74/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Momon
3.75/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of salias
3.61/5  rDev -3.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Sixpoint
3.65/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of kofukasho
3.21/5  rDev -14.2%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of JMUduke
3.75/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of jcubz
3.8/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Different. Lemony taste that lingers

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Photo of Bellonc
2.92/5  rDev -21.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of MrDell
3.96/5  rDev +5.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of torriman
3.25/5  rDev -13.1%

Photo of vaughtex
4.08/5  rDev +9.1%

Photo of The_Mad_Capper
3.64/5  rDev -2.7%
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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4.5/5  rDev +20.3%

Photo of Manneyarellano
2.36/5  rDev -36.9%

Photo of patre_tim
3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

Photo of shawnchong
2.12/5  rDev -43.3%

Photo of Corson
3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

Photo of Kmat10
3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

Photo of the_encinitan
3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

Photo of afsdan
3.75/5  rDev +0.3%

Photo of Mr_Leeward
3/5  rDev -19.8%

Photo of KOP_Beer_OUtlet
3.5/5  rDev -6.4%

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Hitachino Nest Pale Ale from Kiuchi Brewery
3.74 out of 5 based on 58 ratings.
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