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Hitachino Nest Saison Du Japon (5%)

Marks & Spencer have upped their game adding Nogne Ø, Northern Monk, Delirium Tremens amongst others to their shelves. They also have this lovely little Saison from Hitachinno Nest. Brewed with Koji – malted rice – and Yuzu, this is … Continue reading

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Kiuchi Brewery Hitachino Nest Amber Ale (6%)

Do you like tamarind? If not you’d best steer clear of Hitachino’s Amber Ale. Personally, I love tamarind. I used to pick and eat them when I lived in Jamaica as a boy. It was sticky, rich and bitter sweet, … Continue reading

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Hitachino Nest Weizen (5.5%)

This is the last of my stash of Hitachino Nest. It’s a Weizen and it’s gorgeous. The smell is spiced fruit salad and flower petals, and the beer glows beautifully in the afternoon sun. There’s a lovely creaminess to Hitchino’s … Continue reading

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Hitachino Nest Commemorative Ale (8%)

Brewed with coriander and cinnamon, Commemorative Ale is an exercise in brewing brilliance. What I’ve found over the last few days of drinking beer from the Kiuchi Brewery is that there’s a deftness of touch, a delicacy to the beers … Continue reading

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Hitachino Nest Red Rice Ale (7%)

It’s hard to say anything more about this beer than it’s a bit magical. Brewed with Red Rice by the Kiuchi Brewery, I could drink this for ever and ever. It doesn’t look much under its prettily labelled bottle, just … Continue reading

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