Best Beers Of Japan

The following are the highest rated beers brewed in Japan as they appear in the ranks at 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 3.821072Stout
2Shiga Kogen 10th Anniversary IPA 3.8133India Pale Ale (IPA)
3AJB - Imperiality 3.7615Imperial Stout
4Shiga Kogen W-IBA Masaji the Great  3.7515Black IPA
5Hidatakayama Karumina 3.7435Belgian Strong Ale
6Shonan Belgian Stout 3.7315Stout
7Shonan Imperial Stout 3.7213Imperial Stout
8Tamamura Honten (Shiga Kogen) Masaji Ichiro Bourbon Barrel Aged W-IBA 3.728American Strong Ale
9Swan Lake Imperial Stout 3.6918Imperial Stout
10Fujizakura Heights Rauch Bock 3.6822Smoked
11Baird Dark Sky Imperial Stout 3.68208Imperial Stout
12Minoh Imperial Stout 3.6859Imperial Stout
13Yorocco Skywalker IPA 3.679India Pale Ale (IPA)
14Shonan Ichiro’s Malt Bourbon Barrel-Aged Belgian Stout 3.676Imperial Stout
15Yorocco Cultivator  3.667Belgian Ale
16Shonan W-IPA 3.669Imperial IPA
17Tamamura-Honten Yamabushi Saison 2: Saison Noir Aged in Oak Barrels 3.6616Saison
18Yorocco Black Saint 3.668Imperial Porter
19Hitachino Nest XH  3.65823Belgian Strong Ale
20Tamamura Honten (Shiga Kogen) House IPA 3.6573Imperial IPA
21Sankt Gallen Imperial Chocolate Stout (2009-) 3.6540Imperial Stout
22Y Market Meitei King 3.657Imperial Stout
23Shiga Kogen IBA 3.6522Black IPA
24Hideji Kuri Kuro (Dark Chestnut Ale) 3.647Imperial Stout
25Kyoto Brewing Ichigo Ichie 3.6412Saison
26Sankt Gallen El Diablo 3.6426Barley Wine
27Fujizakura Heights Weizen Bock 3.6311Weizen Bock
28Baird Suruga Bay Imperial IPA 3.62360Imperial IPA
29Y Market Purple Sky Pale Ale  3.6210American Pale Ale
30Hideji (Hana no) White Weizen 3.6213Witbier
31Kyoto Brewing Ichii Senshin 3.6213India Pale Ale (IPA)
32Shiga Kogen Takashi Imperial Stout 3.6145Imperial Stout
33Tamamura Honten (Shiga Kogen) Masaji Ichiro Chichibu Barrel Aged W-IBA 3.617American Strong Ale
34Y Market Yellow Sky Pale Ale 3.617American Pale Ale
35Y Market Distortion IPA 3.617Imperial IPA
36Thrashzone Brew Labo World Downfall Stout 3.619Stout
37Fujizakura Heights Rauch Weizenbock 3.6110Smoked
38Fujizakura Heights Weizen 3.6044German Hefeweizen
39Tamamura-Honten The Far East Barrel Aged Imperial House IPA 3.6031American Strong Ale
40Shonan Chocolate Porter 3.5914Porter
41Oh! La! Ho Biere de Raiden Fuyu Shikomi Porter 3.5911Porter
42Y Market Yofukashi Queen 3.598Barley Wine
43Nihonkai Club Pilsner 3.5914Czech Pilsner (Světlý)
44Tamamura Honten (Shiga Kogen) Indian Summer Saison 3.5946Saison
45Shiga Kogen / Hair of the Dog Monkey Claws 3.5913Barley Wine
46Baeren Chocolate Stout Vintage (2010-) 3.5814Imperial Stout
47Thrashzone Brew Labo Speed Kills IPA 3.5813India Pale Ale (IPA)
48Yorocco Kinkan Blonde 3.586Fruit Beer
49Shiga Kogen / Pizza Port So Sexy Brown 3.5814Brown Ale
50Hitachino Nest New Year Celebration Ale 3.58632Spice/Herb/Vegetable