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   3.82895Stout
2Baird Dark Sky Imperial Stout   3.66177Imperial Stout
3Hitachino Nest XH    3.65742Belgian Strong Ale
4Tamamura Honten (Shiga Kogen) House IPA   3.6462Imperial/Double IPA
5Hidatakayama Karumina   3.6331Belgian Strong Ale
6Baird Suruga Bay Imperial IPA   3.62279Imperial/Double IPA
7Minoh Imperial Stout   3.6148Imperial Stout
8Sankt Gallen Imperial Chocolate Stout (2009-)   3.5836Imperial Stout
9Hitachino Nest New Year Celebration Ale   3.58606Spice/Herb/Vegetable
10Shiga Kogen W-IBA Masaji the Great    3.5613Black IPA
11Hitachino Nest Ancient Nipponia (Bottom Fermented)   3.56127Pilsener
12Sankt Gallen El Diablo   3.5423Barley Wine
13Shiga Kogen Takashi Imperial Stout   3.5442Imperial Stout
14Swan Lake Imperial Stout   3.5415Imperial Stout
15Fujizakura Heights Weizen   3.5440German Hefeweizen
16Shonan Belgian Stout   3.5312Stout
17Tamamura Honten (Shiga Kogen) Indian Summer Saison   3.5235Saison
18Tamamura-Honten Yamabushi Saison 1 Aged in Oak Barrels   3.5224Saison
19Baird Temple Garden Yuzu Ale    3.5273Fruit Beer/Radler
20Baird West Coast Wheat Wine   3.5240Barley Wine
21Baird Ganko Oyaji (Stubborn Old Man) Barley Wine   3.5122Barley Wine
22Shiga Kogen Takashi Ichiro    3.519Imperial Stout
23Oze No Yukidoke Heavy Heavy   3.5020Barley Wine
24Hitachino Nest Japanese Classic Ale   3.50637India Pale Ale (IPA)
25Fujizakura Heights Rauch   3.4954Smoked
26Shiga Kogen IBA   3.4918Black IPA
27Shiga Kogen African Pale Ale   3.4826American Pale Ale
28Baird Kurofune Porter   3.48277Porter
29Swan Lake Amber Swan Ale   3.4830Amber Ale
30Baird Morning Coffee Stout   3.4871Stout
31Tamamura-Honten The Far East Barrel Aged Imperial House IPA   3.4816American Strong Ale
32Fujizakura Heights Rauch Bock   3.4816Smoked
33Shiga Kogen IPA   3.4853India Pale Ale (IPA)
34Tamamura-Honten Yamabushi Saison 2: Saison Noir Aged in Oak Barrels   3.4614Saison
35Daisen G Beer Imperial Stout   3.4621Imperial Stout
36Hidatakayama Stout   3.4615Stout
37Shonan W-IPA   3.468Imperial/Double IPA
38Shiga Kogen 10th Anniversary IPA   3.468India Pale Ale (IPA)
39Fujizakura Heights Weizen Bock   3.4610Weizen Bock
40Baird Yabai Yabai Strong Scotch Ale   3.4525Scotch Ale
41Baird Angry Boy Brown Ale   3.45277Brown Ale
42Shonan Chocolate Porter   3.4411Porter
43Iwate Kura Stout   3.4426Stout
44Yo-Ho Tokyo Black Porter   3.44294Porter
45Baeren Chocolate Stout Vintage (2010-)   3.4412Imperial Stout
46Tamamura-Honten Yamabushi Saison 1   3.4425Saison
47Hitachino Nest Amber Ale   3.4486Amber Ale
48Iwate Kura IPA   3.4334India Pale Ale (IPA)
49Daisen G Beer Barley Wine   3.4231Barley Wine
50Tamamura-Honten Yamabushi Saison 2: Saison Noir   3.4219Saison

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