Hitachino Nest Beer

HITACHINO NEST BEER is a brand of our quality top-fermented ales. We started brewing HITACHINO NEST BEER in 1996 with a hint of our traditional sake brewing method. Since then, we’ve made a name and won numerous awards worldwide. HITACHINO has established the market in the U.S.A. since 2000, is now well known not only as a of unique “Owl” character, but also its innovative brews.

  • White Ale

    Multi award winning Belgian style Wit-bier is soft and refreshing with complex flavor of coriander, orange peel and nutmeg. Great food beer paring well with various dishes.

    Available both in Japan and U.S.A.

  • White Ale
  • Details
    Malts: Larger, Wheat
    Hops: Perle, Styrian Golding
    Adjuncts: Flaked Wheat, Flaked Barley, Coriander, Nutmeg, Orange peel, Orange Juice
    Original Gravity: 1.055
    Alcohol Vol: 5.5%
    IBU: 13
    Color: Light Golden
    Serving Temperature: Cold / 6 - 9 °C
    Package Format:
    Japan - 330ml bottles, 15L Kegs
    U.S.A. - 11.2 fl.oz. & 1pint 8.3fl.oz. bottles, Various size of Kegs
  • Pale Ale

    Brewed in a traditional English method using British malts and hops. It has a malty, hoppy note combined for a rich, full bodied flavor.

  • Pale Ale
  • Details
    Malts: Marris Otter, Crystal
    Hops: Chinook, Cascade, Kent Golding
    Original Gravity: 1.055
    Alcohol Vol: 5.5%
    IBU: 23
    Color: Light Copper
    Serving Temperature: Cool / 10 °C
    Package Format:
    Japan - 330ml & 720ml bottles, 15L Kegs
  • Weizen

    German style Hefe Weizen with banana, clove, and vanilla like flavors with a touch of toasty wheat malt and hops.

    Available both in Japan and U.S.A.

  • Weizen
  • Details
    Malts: Larger, Wheat
    Hops: Chinook, Tettnang
    Original Gravity: 1.055
    Alcohol Vol: 5.5%
    IBU: 12
    Color: Hazy orange-yellow
    Serving Temperature: Cold / 6 - 9 °C
    Package Format:
    Japan - 330ml & 720ml bottles, 15L Kegs
    U.S.A. - 11.2 fl.oz. & 1pint 8.3fl.oz. bottles, Various size of Kegs
  • Sweet Stout

    A perfect mixture of coffee, chocolate, and roasted flavors in the nose and on the palate. No bitterness, but sweet notes throughout to the very finish.

    Available both in Japan and U.S.A.

  • Sweet Stout
  • Malts: Marris Otter, Wheat, Crystal
    Hops: Kent Golding
    Adjuncts: Roasted Barley, Lactose
    Original Gravity: 1.055
    Alcohol Vol: 4.0%
    IBU: 15
    Color: Dark Mahogany
    Serving Temperature: Celler / 13 °C
    Package Format
    Japan - 330ml bottles, 15L Kegs
    U.S.A. - 11.2 fl.oz. & 1pint 8.3fl.oz. bottles, Various size of Kegs
  • Red Rice Ale

    Beautiful hazy pink colored ale, which is brewed with ancient red rice. The ale has complex Sake like flavors with a hint of strawberry in the nose and palate.

    Available both in Japan and U.S.A.

  • Red Rice Ale
  • Details
    Malts: Larger
    Hops: Chinook
    Adjuncts: Red Rice, Flaked Barley
    Original gravity: 1.070
    Alcohol Vol: 7.0%
    IBU: 26
    Color: Smoky Pink
    Serving Temperature: Cool / 10 °C
    Package Format:
    Japan - 330ml bottles, 15L Kegs
    U.S.A. - 11.2 fl.oz. & 1pint 8.3fl.oz. bottles, Various size of Kegs
  • Extra High(XH)

    Strong Belgian Brown Ale matured in distilled Sake barrels.the final Maturation takes place in Shochu casks {distilled sake} for 3 months.

  • XH
  • Details
    Malts: Marris Otter, Munich, Crystal, Chocolate
    Hops: Chinook, Styrian Golding
    Original Gravity: 1.078
    Alcohol Vol: 8.0%
    IBU: 44
    Color: Copper Brown
    Serving Temperature: Celler / 13 °C
    Package Format:
    Japan - 330ml & 720ml bottles, Various size of Kegs
  • Japanese Classic Ale

    Bottle-conditioned fine creamy head on top. Medium bodied feel with sweet bitter taste. It has a unique note of cedar and complex spicy yet mild aroma of British traditional hops such as Kent Goldings and Challenger.

    Available both in Japan and U.S.A.

  • Japanese Classic Ale
  • Details
    Malts: Marris Otter, Munich, Crystal
    Hops: Chinook, Fuggle, Kent Golding
    Adjuncts:
    Original Gravity: 1.070
    Alcohol Vol: 7.0%
    IBU: 41
    Color: Copper Brown
    Serving Temperature: Celler / 13 °C
    Package Format:
    Japan - 330ml bottles, 15L Kegs
    U.S.A. - 11.2 fl.oz. & 1pint 8.3fl.oz. bottles, Various size of Kegs
  • Commemorative Ale

    Full bodied beer with sweet wheat flavor and beautiful dense foam. Pleasant bitterness and unique spicy aroma with Orange Peel, Coriander, Nutmeg, Cinnamon, and Vanilla Beans. Available both in Japan and U.S.A.

  • Celebration Ale
  • Details
    Malts: Marris Otter, Wheat, Munich, Crystal, Chocolate
    Hops: Styrian Golding, Tettnang, Hallertau, Saaz
    Adjuncts: Coriander, Orange peel, Nutmeg, Cinnamon, Vanilla beans
    Original Gravity: 1.080
    Alcohol Vol: 8.0%
    IBU: 28
    Color: Copper Brown
    Serving Temperature: Warm / 15 °C
    Package Format:
    Japan - 330ml bottles, 15L Kegs
    U.S.A. - 11.2 fl.oz. bottles, Various size of Kegs
  • Amber Ale

    Rich, exquisitely balanced Amber Ale with flavourful roasted malts and aromatic British hops. All-round food beer, great with spicy foods and hearty winter dishes.

  • Amber Ale
  • Details
    Malts: Marris Otter, Munich, Crystal, Chocolate, Black
    Hops: Chinook, Cascade
    Adjuncts: -
    Original Gravity: 1.064
    Alcohol Vol: 6.0%
    IBU: 30
    Color: Dark Amber
    Serving Temperature: Celler / 13 °C
    Package Format:
    Japan - 330ml & 720ml bottles, 15L Kegs
  • Ginger Ale

    Brewed with raw ginger, and has complex flavours & aromas of ginger, Citrus, and malt. Great food beer pairing-up with exotic spicy dishes.

    Available both in Japan and U.S.A.

  • Real Ginger Ale
  • Details
    Malts: Marris Otter, Munich, Crystal, Chocolate
    Hops: Chinook, Perle, Styrian Golding
    Adjuncts: raw ginger
    Original Gravity: 1.078
    Alcohol Vol: 8.0%
    IBU: 18
    Color: Copper Brown
    Serving Temperature: Celler / 13 °C
    Package Format:
    Japan - 330ml bottles, 15L Kegs
    U.S.A. - 11.2 fl.oz. & 1pint 8.3fl.oz. bottles, Various size of Kegs
  • Espresso Stout

    Russian Imperial Stout brewed with well-roasted espresso beans. Perfect balance of rich malts and coffee flavor.

    Available both in Japan and U.S.A.

  • Espresso Stout
  • Details
    Malt: Caramel, roasted, black and chocolate
    Hops: -
    Other ingredient: Coffee Beans
    Alcohol Vol: 7.0%
    Color: Dark Chocolate
    Serving Temperature: Warm / 15 °C
    Package Format:
    Japan - 330ml bottle,
    Kegs in various sizes
    U.S.A. - 18.5 fl.oz. bottles,
    Kegs in various sizes
  • Nipponia

    Nipponia is brewed using the revived Japanese breed of Kanego Golden barley which was first developed in 1900, along with another strain of hops called 'Japanese-bred Sorachi Ace'. Nipponia is a delightfully golden coloured beer with citrus edge and complex and lingering taste.

    Available both in Japan and U.S.A.

  • Nipponia
  • Details
    Malt: Kaneko Golden
    Hops: Sorachi Ace
    Alcohol Vol: 8.0%
    Color: Golden Yellow
    Serving Temperature: Cool / 10 °C
    Package Format:
    Japan - 550ml bottle,
    Kegs in various sizes
    U.S.A. - 18.5 fl.oz. bottles,
    Kegs in various sizes
  • DAi DAi IPA

    IPA brewed with Japanese wild breed mandarin “Fukure Mikan”. Refreshing flavor of this mandarin complements well with citrusy hop. The perfect balance act of hop bitterness and Umami taste.

    Available both in Japan and U.S.A.

  • DAi DAi IPA
  • Details
    Malt: Floor malted Marris Otter Pale Malt
    Hops: Tardif de Bourgogne
    Alcohol Vol: 6.2%
    Color: Orange Copper
    Serving Temperature: Cold / 6 - 9 °C
    Package Format:
    Japan - 330ml bottle,
    Kegs in various sizes
    U.S.A. - 11.2 fl.oz. bottles,
    Kegs in various sizes