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   3.81864Stout
2Baird Dark Sky Imperial Stout   3.65170Imperial Stout
3Hitachino Nest XH    3.65731Belgian Strong Ale
4Tamamura Honten (Shiga Kogen) House IPA   3.6460Imperial/Double IPA
5Baird Suruga Bay Imperial IPA   3.62272Imperial/Double IPA
6Minoh Imperial Stout   3.6147Imperial Stout
7Hidatakayama Karumina   3.5828Belgian Strong Ale
8Hitachino Nest Ancient Nipponia (Bottom Fermented)   3.58122Strong Pale Lager/Imperial Pils
9Sankt Gallen Imperial Chocolate Stout (2009-)   3.5836Imperial Stout
10Hitachino Nest New Year Celebration Ale   3.58602Spice/Herb/Vegetable
11Shiga Kogen W-IBA Masaji the Great    3.5613Black IPA
12Swan Lake Imperial Stout   3.5415Imperial Stout
13Fujizakura Heights Weizen   3.5440German Hefeweizen
14Shiga Kogen Takashi Imperial Stout   3.5341Imperial Stout
15Baird Temple Garden Yuzu Ale    3.5271Fruit Beer/Radler
16Sankt Gallen El Diablo   3.5222Barley Wine
17Tamamura-Honten Yamabushi Saison 1 Aged in Oak Barrels   3.5123Saison
18Baird Ganko Oyaji (Stubborn Old Man) Barley Wine   3.5122Barley Wine
19Tamamura Honten (Shiga Kogen) Indian Summer Saison   3.5034Saison
20Tamamura-Honten The Far East Barrel Aged Imperial House IPA   3.5015American Strong Ale
21Oze No Yukidoke Heavy Heavy   3.5020Barley Wine
22Baird West Coast Wheat Wine   3.5036Barley Wine
23Hitachino Nest Japanese Classic Ale   3.50628India Pale Ale (IPA)
24Fujizakura Heights Rauch   3.4953Smoked
25Baird Kurofune Porter   3.49270Porter
26Shiga Kogen IBA   3.4918Black IPA
27Swan Lake Amber Swan Ale   3.4830Amber Ale
28Baird Morning Coffee Stout   3.4871Stout
29Shonan Belgian Stout   3.4710Stout
30Shiga Kogen IPA   3.4751India Pale Ale (IPA)
31Shiga Kogen African Pale Ale   3.4724American Pale Ale
32Daisen G Beer Imperial Stout   3.4720Imperial Stout
33Hidatakayama Stout   3.4615Stout
34Fujizakura Heights Rauch Bock   3.4615Smoked
35Fujizakura Heights Weizen Bock   3.4610Weizen Bock
36Baird Angry Boy Brown Ale   3.45274Brown Ale
37Iwate Kura Stout   3.4524Stout
38Shonan Chocolate Porter   3.4411Porter
39Yo-Ho Tokyo Black Porter   3.44280Porter
40Baeren Chocolate Stout Vintage (2010-)   3.4412Imperial Stout
41Tamamura-Honten Yamabushi Saison 2: Saison Noir Aged in Oak Barrels   3.4414Saison
42Baird Yabai Yabai Strong Scotch Ale   3.4323Scotch Ale
43Daisen G Beer Barley Wine   3.4330Barley Wine
44Tamamura-Honten Yamabushi Saison 1   3.4323Saison
45Hitachino Nest Amber Ale   3.4382Amber Ale
46Iwate Kura IPA   3.4334India Pale Ale (IPA)
47Moku Moku Barley Wine   3.4217Barley Wine
48Tamamura-Honten Yamabushi Saison 2: Saison Noir:   3.4217Saison
49Shiga Kogen Takashi Ichiro    3.427Imperial Stout
50Daisen G Beer Wheat Wine   3.4124Barley Wine

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