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 3.821023Stout
2Shiga Kogen 10th Anniversary IPA 3.7824India Pale Ale (IPA)
3Hidatakayama Karumina 3.7334Belgian Strong Ale
4Shonan Belgian Stout 3.7315Stout
5Shonan Imperial Stout 3.6913Imperial Stout
6Baird Dark Sky Imperial Stout 3.69197Imperial Stout
7Minoh Imperial Stout 3.6857Imperial Stout
8Fujizakura Heights Rauch Bock 3.6819Smoked
9Swan Lake Imperial Stout 3.6717Imperial Stout
10Tamamura Honten (Shiga Kogen) House IPA 3.6771Imperial IPA
11Sankt Gallen Imperial Chocolate Stout (2009-) 3.6639Imperial Stout
12Shonan W-IPA 3.669Imperial IPA
13Coedonado Ichiro Malt Barrel Aged Version 3.668American Strong Ale
14Hitachino Nest XH  3.66802Belgian Strong Ale
15Sankt Gallen El Diablo 3.6525Barley Wine
16Shiga Kogen IBA 3.6521Black IPA
17Y Market Yellow Sky Pale Ale 3.647American Pale Ale
18Fujizakura Heights Weizen Bock 3.6311Weizen Bock
19Tamamura-Honten Yamabushi Saison 2: Saison Noir Aged in Oak Barrels 3.6315Saison
20Tamamura-Honten Yamabushi Saison 1 Aged in Oak Barrels 3.6325Saison
21Tamamura Honten (Shiga Kogen) Masaji Ichiro Bourbon Barrel Aged W-IBA 3.637American Strong Ale
22Baird Suruga Bay Imperial IPA 3.62336Imperial IPA
23AJB - Imperiality 3.626Imperial Stout
24Hideji (Hana no) White Weizen 3.6213Witbier
25Y Market Purple Sky Pale Ale  3.6110American Pale Ale
26Kyoto Brewing Ichigo Ichie 3.6112Saison
27Shonan Chocolate Porter 3.6113Porter
28Shiga Kogen Takashi Imperial Stout 3.6144Imperial Stout
29Thrashzone Brew Labo World Downfall Stout 3.619Stout
30Oh! La! Ho Captain Crow Extra Pale Ale 3.6022American Pale Ale
31Fujizakura Heights Weizen 3.6044German Hefeweizen
32Tamamura-Honten Yamabushi Saison 2: Saison Noir 3.6024Saison
33Fujizakura Heights Rauch Weizenbock 3.609Smoked
34Tamamura-Honten The Far East Barrel Aged Imperial House IPA 3.6029American Strong Ale
35Tamamura Honten (Shiga Kogen) Indian Summer Saison 3.6043Saison
36Oh! La! Ho Biere de Raiden Fuyu Shikomi Porter 3.5911Porter
37Nihonkai Club Pilsner 3.5914Czech Pilsner (Světlý)
38Thrashzone Brew Labo Speed Kills IPA 3.5813India Pale Ale (IPA)
39Hitachino Nest New Year Celebration Ale 3.58628Spice/Herb/Vegetable
40Y Market Distortion IPA 3.575Imperial IPA
41Shiga Kogen / Pizza Port So Sexy Brown 3.5712Brown Ale
42Outsider Brewing Oak Aged Barley Wine 3.578Barley Wine
43Daisen G Beer Imperial Stout 3.5724Imperial Stout
44Fujizakura Heights Mandarina Bavaria 3.568German Hefeweizen
45Shiga Kogen W-IBA Masaji the Great  3.5613Black IPA
46Y Market Yofukashi Queen 3.567Barley Wine
47Shiga Kogen African Pale Ale 3.5642American Pale Ale
48Swan Lake Amber Swan Ale 3.5632Amber Ale
49Baird Yabai Yabai Strong Scotch Ale 3.5627Scotch Ale
50Tamamura Honten (Shiga Kogen) Masaji Ichiro Chichibu Barrel Aged W-IBA 3.566American Strong Ale