the best beers of japan

The following are the highest rated beers brewed in Japan as they appear in the ranks at RateBeer.com. Beer scores are weighted means so that more ratings for a beer increase the score's tendency to the beer's actual mean.

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1Hitachino Nest Espresso Stout   3.82819Stout
2Baird Dark Sky Imperial Stout   3.65167Imperial Stout
3Hitachino Nest XH    3.65701Belgian Strong Ale
4Tamamura Honten (Shiga Kogen) House IPA   3.6358Imperial/Double IPA
5Minoh Imperial Stout   3.6342Imperial Stout
6Baird Suruga Bay Imperial IPA   3.62256Imperial/Double IPA
7Hitachino Nest Ancient Nipponia (Bottom Fermented)   3.60112Strong Pale Lager/Imperial Pils
8Hidatakayama Karumina   3.5827Belgian Strong Ale
9Sankt Gallen Imperial Chocolate Stout (2009-)   3.5836Imperial Stout
10Hitachino Nest New Year Celebration Ale   3.58595Spice/Herb/Vegetable
11Tamamura-Honten Batch #500 Yamabushi Saison One   3.5720Saison
12Shiga Kogen W-IBA Masaji the Great    3.5613Black IPA
13Swan Lake Imperial Stout   3.5415Imperial Stout
14Fujizakura Heights Weizen   3.5440German Hefeweizen
15Baird Temple Garden Yuzu Ale    3.5271Fruit Beer
16Shiga Kogen Takashi Imperial Stout   3.5139Imperial Stout
17Tamamura-Honten Yamabushi Saison 1 Aged in Oak Barrels   3.5123Saison
18Baird Ganko Oyaji (Stubborn Old Man) Barley Wine   3.5122Barley Wine
19Hitachino Nest Japanese Classic Ale   3.51613India Pale Ale (IPA)
20Tamamura-Honten The Far East Barrel Aged Imperial House IPA   3.5015American Strong Ale
21Oze No Yukidoke Heavy Heavy   3.5020Barley Wine
22Sankt Gallen El Diablo   3.5021Barley Wine
23Baird West Coast Wheat Wine   3.5036Barley Wine
24Fujizakura Heights Rauch   3.4951Smoked
25Tamamura Honten (Shiga Kogen) Indian Summer Saison   3.4931Saison
26Swan Lake Amber Swan Ale   3.4928Amber Ale
27Baird Kurofune Porter   3.48265Porter
28Shonan Imperial Stout   3.4811Imperial Stout
29Baird Morning Coffee Stout   3.4858Sweet Stout
30Shiga Kogen IPA   3.4848India Pale Ale (IPA)
31Shonan Belgian Stout   3.4710Stout
32Shiga Kogen African Pale Ale   3.4721American Pale Ale
33Daisen G Beer Imperial Stout   3.4720Imperial Stout
34Hidatakayama Stout   3.4615Stout
35Baird First Impact   3.4611Black IPA
36Fujizakura Heights Rauch Bock   3.4615Smoked
37Yo-Ho Tokyo Black Porter   3.45217Porter
38Shiga Kogen IBA   3.4517Black IPA
39Baird Angry Boy Brown Ale   3.45270Brown Ale
40Fujizakura Heights Weizen Bock   3.4410Weizen Bock
41Tamamura-Honten Yamabushi 2 Saison Noir   3.4414Saison
42Baeren Chocolate Stout Vintage (2010-)   3.4412Imperial Stout
43Iwate Kura Stout   3.4423Stout
44Hitachino Nest Amber Ale   3.4477Amber Ale
45Tamamura-Honten Yamabushi 2 Saison Noir Aged in Oak Barrels   3.4414Saison
46Daisen G Beer Barley Wine   3.4330Barley Wine
47Iwate Kura IPA   3.4334India Pale Ale (IPA)
48Nasu Kogen Nine-Tailed Fox Barleywine   3.4223Barley Wine
49Tamamura-Honten Yamabushi Saison 1   3.4222Saison
50Moku Moku Barley Wine   3.4217Barley Wine

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