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Asahi Breweries – Asahi Super Dry

Brewery: Asahi in Tokyo, Japan Style:  Rice Lager ABV:  5% Rate Beer:  4/100 Pour:  Light straw colour with a big white cloud of a head.  Rice and crackers on the nose. No real hop aroma. A little light in flavour but quite clean and crisp. Heavily carbonated and a little slick sweetness in the aftertaste. When it comes to big beers, this […]

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Kiuchi Brewery (Hitachino) – Hitachino Nest White Ale

Brewery:  Kiuchi Brewery (Hitachino) in Konosu, Naka, Ibaraki Prefecture, Japan Style: White Ale ABV: 5.5% IBUs: 13 Rate Beer: 77/100 Pour:  Cloudy yellow colour. Not much head on pour and dissipates quickly Slight taste of nutmeg and orange peel. Feels more like a hefeweizen with wheaty flavours. First time trying Japanese craft beer. Not too bad and is obviously well received on Rate […]