Welcome to our NEST Welcome to our NEST

“鴻巣 | Ko-u-no-su” is the village where our beer is born. “巣|su” literally mean “NEST”, we named our brand HITACHINO NEST BEER. “鴻巣 | Ko-u-no-su” is the village where our beer is born. “巣|su” literally mean “NEST”, we named our brand HITACHINO NEST BEER.

Hitachino Nest Beer is brewed by KIUCHI BREWERY, whom have been brewing Japanese Sake since 1823, and now the family is in 8th generation. Hitachino Nest Beer is brewed by KIUCHI BREWERY, whom have been brewing Japanese Sake since 1823, and now the family is in 8th generation.

“酒出 (Sa-ka-i-de means“Spring-out sake”) ” is the place close to our locality, has a folklore that‘sake’ sprang out of the well. Hitachino is the name of the province in ancient Japan which covers the area of our brewery and was famous for its fertile soil, making our land just perfect for brewing. “酒出 (Sa-ka-i-de means“Spring-out sake”) ” is the place close to our locality, has a folklore that‘sake’ sprang out of the well. Hitachino is the name of the province in ancient Japan which covers the area of our brewery and was famous for its fertile soil, making our land just perfect for brewing.

Despite importing our malts and hops from the West, we are not simply imitating the Western way. We brew a Japanese Beer. Despite importing our malts and hops from the West, we are not simply imitating the Western way. We brew a Japanese Beer.

The combination of malts and hops is infinite. Our focus is to match and balance the character of each ingredient to create an refined synergy for a ‘perfect’ brew. This perfectionism continues and evolves. The combination of malts and hops is infinite. Our focus is to match and balance the character of each ingredient to create an refined synergy for a ‘perfect’ brew. This perfectionism continues and evolves.

Making beer is like taking care of newborn baby. Fermentation period involves days of nurturing yeast. “How is my dear yeast doing?” “Is it too hot?” “Is it too cold?” Making beer is like taking care of newborn baby. Fermentation period involves days of nurturing yeast. “How is my dear yeast doing?” “Is it too hot?” “Is it too cold?”

Malted barley and hops are in fact all natural plants. Flavor and aroma of these plants change slightly depending on every crop season. Such subtle differences can only be detected by humans, not machines. Quality of HITACHINO NEST is always in our skilled brewer’s. Malted barley and hops are in fact all natural plants. Flavor and aroma of these plants change slightly depending on every crop season. Such subtle differences can only be detected by humans, not machines. Quality of HITACHINO NEST is always in our skilled brewer’s.

In 2014 we’ve started growing hops on our brewery’s site. This is our new challenge for better sustainability. We are thrilled to brew with our own hops in the near future. In 2014 we’ve started growing hops on our brewery’s site. This is our new challenge for better sustainability. We are thrilled to brew with our own hops in the near future.

The beer with unique “Owl” was born in Japanese Sake Brewery is now distributing to over 30 countries. In U.S., in Great Britain, Thailand and Australia… our owls are witnessing every moment of drinking happiness around the world. The beer with unique “Owl” was born in Japanese Sake Brewery is now distributing to over 30 countries. In U.S., in Great Britain, Thailand and Australia… our owls are witnessing every moment of drinking happiness around the world.

We brew our original Japanese beer underpinned with our brewing heritage, our passion and intuition. We don’t need any marketing gimmicks nor to shout for attention by brewing eccentric beer, We don’t follow craft beer fashion, We always ask ourselves, How this beer can enrich peoples lives? We just brew beer that we think is the best. We just brew beer for the people who love good beer. We brew our original Japanese beer underpinned with our brewing heritage, our passion and intuition. We don’t need any marketing gimmicks nor to shout for attention by brewing eccentric beer, We don’t follow craft beer fashion, We always ask ourselves, How this beer can enrich peoples lives? We just brew beer that we think is the best. We just brew beer for the people who love good beer.

NEST IS BEST NEST IS BEST
We call it “BEST” when we are convinced it is. We call it “BEST” when we are convinced it is.

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