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

    A refreshing mildly hopped Belgian styled beer with a complex flavor of coriander, orange peel, nutmeg. White Ale has won gold medals at several beer competition in U.K. and U.S. This is one of HITACHINO's top-selling beers both in Japan and U.S.

    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
    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 traditional English brewing method with English malts and hops. It has a malty, hoppy note which creates a rich, full bodied flavor. One of the best Pale Ale made in Japan.

  • 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
    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
    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: 4.5%
    IBU: 15
    Color: Dark Mahogany
    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

    Complex sake like flavors with malt sweet notes. Hints of strawberries in the nose and palate. An intriguing mix of sake, malt , and bitter notes in the finish.

    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
    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
    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
    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.

    Available Only in New Year season

  • 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
    Package Format:
    Japan - 330ml bottles, 15L Kegs
    U.S.A. - 11.2 fl.oz. bottles, Various size of Kegs
  • Amber Ale

    This Amber Ale is a reddish brown beer brewed with a rich malt and bitter hops.

  • Amber Ale
  • Details
    Malts: Marris Otter, Munich, Crystal, Chocolate, Black
    Hops: Chinook, Cascade
    Adjuncts: -
    Original Gravity: 1.064
    Alcohol Vol: 5.5%
    IBU: 30
    Color: Dark Amber
    Package Format:
    Japan - 330ml & 720ml bottles, 15L Kegs
  • Ginger Ale

    This Ginger Ale is brewed using fresh fragrant raw ginger.

    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: 7.0%
    IBU: 18
    Color: Copper Brown
    Package Format:
    Japan - 330ml bottles, 15L Kegs
    U.S.A. - 11.2 fl.oz. & 1pint 8.3fl.oz. bottles, Various size of Kegs
  • 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: 6.5%
    Color: Golden Yellow
    Package Format:
    Japan - 550ml bottle,
    Kegs in various sizes
    U.S.A. - 18.5 fl.oz. bottles,
    Kegs in various sizes