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   3.82846Stout
2Baird Dark Sky Imperial Stout   3.65168Imperial Stout
3Hitachino Nest XH    3.65722Belgian Strong Ale
4Tamamura Honten (Shiga Kogen) House IPA   3.6259Imperial/Double IPA
5Minoh Imperial Stout   3.6246Imperial Stout
6Baird Suruga Bay Imperial IPA   3.62260Imperial/Double IPA
7Hidatakayama Karumina   3.5828Belgian Strong Ale
8Hitachino Nest Ancient Nipponia (Bottom Fermented)   3.58117Strong Pale Lager/Imperial Pils
9Sankt Gallen Imperial Chocolate Stout (2009-)   3.5836Imperial Stout
10Hitachino Nest New Year Celebration Ale   3.58601Spice/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
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   3.50624India Pale Ale (IPA)
23Baird Morning Coffee Stout   3.4961Sweet Stout
24Fujizakura Heights Rauch   3.4952Smoked
25Tamamura Honten (Shiga Kogen) Indian Summer Saison   3.4931Saison
26Baird Kurofune Porter   3.49267Porter
27Shiga Kogen IPA   3.4851India Pale Ale (IPA)
28Shonan Belgian Stout   3.4710Stout
29Swan Lake Amber Swan Ale   3.4729Amber Ale
30Shiga Kogen IBA   3.4717Black 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
36Yo-Ho Tokyo Black Porter   3.45266Porter
37Baird Angry Boy Brown Ale   3.45272Brown Ale
38Iwate Kura Stout   3.4524Stout
39Baeren Chocolate Stout Vintage (2010-)   3.4412Imperial Stout
40Tamamura-Honten Yamabushi Saison 2: Saison Noir Aged in Oak Barrels   3.4414Saison
41Hitachino Nest Amber Ale   3.4379Amber Ale
42Daisen G Beer Barley Wine   3.4330Barley Wine
43Tamamura-Honten Yamabushi Saison 1   3.4323Saison
44Iwate Kura IPA   3.4334India Pale Ale (IPA)
45Moku Moku Barley Wine   3.4217Barley Wine
46Tamamura-Honten Yamabushi Saison 2: Saison Noir:   3.4217Saison
47Shiga Kogen Takashi Ichiro    3.427Imperial Stout
48Nasu Kogen Nine-Tailed Fox Barleywine   3.4124Barley Wine
49Daisen G Beer Wheat Wine   3.4124Barley Wine
50Oze No Yukidoke IPA   3.4146India Pale Ale (IPA)

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