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   3.82843Stout
2Baird Dark Sky Imperial Stout   3.65168Imperial Stout
3Hitachino Nest XH    3.65719Belgian Strong Ale
4Tamamura Honten (Shiga Kogen) House IPA   3.6259Imperial/Double IPA
5Minoh Imperial Stout   3.6244Imperial Stout
6Baird Suruga Bay Imperial IPA   3.62259Imperial/Double IPA
7Hidatakayama Karumina   3.5828Belgian Strong Ale
8Hitachino Nest Ancient Nipponia (Bottom Fermented)   3.58117Strong Pale Lager/Imperial Pils
9Hitachino Nest New Year Celebration Ale   3.58599Spice/Herb/Vegetable
10Sankt Gallen Imperial Chocolate Stout (2009-)   3.5836Imperial Stout
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
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 The Far East Barrel Aged Imperial House IPA   3.5015American Strong Ale
20Oze No Yukidoke Heavy Heavy   3.5020Barley Wine
21Baird West Coast Wheat Wine   3.5036Barley Wine
22Hitachino Nest Japanese Classic Ale   3.50622India Pale Ale (IPA)
23Fujizakura Heights Rauch   3.4952Smoked
24Tamamura Honten (Shiga Kogen) Indian Summer Saison   3.4931Saison
25Baird Kurofune Porter   3.49267Porter
26Shiga Kogen IPA   3.4850India Pale Ale (IPA)
27Shonan Imperial Stout   3.4811Imperial Stout
28Baird Morning Coffee Stout   3.4858Sweet Stout
29Shonan Belgian Stout   3.4710Stout
30Swan Lake Amber Swan Ale   3.4729Amber Ale
31Shiga Kogen IBA   3.4717Black IPA
32Shiga Kogen African Pale Ale   3.4723American Pale Ale
33Daisen G Beer Imperial Stout   3.4720Imperial Stout
34Hidatakayama Stout   3.4615Stout
35Baird First Impact   3.4611Black IPA
36Yo-Ho Tokyo Black Porter   3.46254Porter
37Fujizakura Heights Rauch Bock   3.4615Smoked
38Iwate Kura Stout   3.4524Stout
39Baird Angry Boy Brown Ale   3.45270Brown Ale
40Fujizakura Heights Weizen Bock   3.4410Weizen Bock
41Baeren Chocolate Stout Vintage (2010-)   3.4412Imperial Stout
42Tamamura-Honten Yamabushi Saison 2: Saison Noir Aged in Oak Barrels   3.4414Saison
43Hitachino Nest Amber Ale   3.4379Amber Ale
44Daisen G Beer Barley Wine   3.4330Barley Wine
45Tamamura-Honten Yamabushi Saison 1   3.4323Saison
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
50Ise Kadoya Imperial Smoked Porter   3.4131Smoked

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