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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1Shiga Kogen 10th Anniversary IPA 3.8344India Pale Ale (IPA)
2Hitachino Nest Espresso Stout 3.821113Stout
3Shonan Ichiro’s Malt Bourbon Barrel-Aged Belgian Stout 3.8110Imperial Stout
4AJB - Imperiality 3.8017Imperial Stout
5Coedo / Stone / Garage Project Tsuyu Saison 3.779Saison
6Shiga Kogen Takashi Ichiro  3.7614Imperial Stout
7Noboribetsu (Oni Densetsu) / Y Market I, Pa King 3.767Imperial IPA
8Hidatakayama Karumina 3.7536Belgian Strong Ale
9Yorocco Skywalker IPA 3.7410India Pale Ale (IPA)
10Yorocco Cultivator  3.7311Belgian Ale
11Shonan Belgian Stout 3.7315Stout
12Swan Lake Imperial Stout 3.7220Imperial Stout
13Fujizakura Heights Rauch Bock 3.7223Smoked
14Shiga Kogen W-IBA Masaji the Great  3.7116Black IPA
15Kyoto Brewing Ichii Senshin 3.7118India Pale Ale (IPA)
16Tamamura-Honten Yamabushi Saison 2: Saison Noir Aged in Oak Barrels 3.7017Saison
17Shonan Imperial Stout 3.6914Imperial Stout
18Yorocco Black Saint 3.699Imperial Porter
19Hideji Kuri Kuro (Dark Chestnut Ale) 3.6911Imperial Stout
20Minoh Imperial Stout 3.6862Imperial Stout
21Tamamura Honten (Shiga Kogen) Masaji Ichiro Bourbon Barrel Aged W-IBA 3.688American Strong Ale
22Baird Dark Sky Imperial Stout 3.67215Imperial Stout
23Tamamura Honten (Shiga Kogen) House IPA 3.6678Imperial IPA
24Shiga Kogen Isseki Sancho 3.6610Belgian Strong Ale
25Hitachino Nest XH  3.66835Belgian Strong Ale
26Sankt Gallen Imperial Chocolate Stout (2009-) 3.6540Imperial Stout
27Y Market Meitei King 3.657Imperial Stout
28Shiga Kogen IBA 3.6518Black IPA
29Thrashzone Brew Labo World Downfall Stout 3.6511Stout
30Y Market Yellow Sky Pale Ale 3.648American Pale Ale
31Sankt Gallen El Diablo 3.6426Barley Wine
32Yorocco Kinkan Blonde 3.647Fruit Beer
33Kyoto Brewing Ichigo Ichie 3.6313Saison
34Fujizakura Heights Weizen Bock 3.6311Weizen Bock
35Y Market Purple Sky Pale Ale  3.6210American Pale Ale
36Shiga Kogen Takashi Imperial Stout 3.6246Imperial Stout
37Kyoto Brewing Nidomemashite 3.626Imperial IPA
38Fujizakura Heights Roppongi Draft #1 3.628Weizen Bock
39Shonan Chocolate Porter 3.6115Porter
40Baird Suruga Bay Imperial IPA 3.61375Imperial IPA
41Fujizakura Heights Weizen 3.6147German Hefeweizen
42Tamamura Honten (Shiga Kogen) Masaji Ichiro Chichibu Barrel Aged W-IBA 3.617American Strong Ale
43Y Market Distortion IPA 3.617Imperial IPA
44Fujizakura Heights Rauch Weizenbock 3.6110Smoked
45Tamamura-Honten The Far East Barrel Aged Imperial House IPA 3.6031American Strong Ale
46Hidatakayama Stout 3.6017Stout
47Shiga Kogen Takashi Ichiro Pete!? 3.5920Imperial Stout
48Hideji (Hana no) White Weizen 3.5914Witbier
49Oh! La! Ho Biere de Raiden Fuyu Shikomi Porter 3.5911Porter
50Y Market Yofukashi Queen 3.598Barley Wine