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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NAMESCORECOUNTSTYLE
1Hitachino Nest Espresso Stout 3.821081Stout
2Shiga Kogen 10th Anniversary IPA 3.8235India Pale Ale (IPA)
3AJB - Imperiality 3.7615Imperial Stout
4Shonan Ichiro’s Malt Bourbon Barrel-Aged Belgian Stout 3.768Imperial Stout
5Shiga Kogen W-IBA Masaji the Great  3.7515Black IPA
6Hidatakayama Karumina 3.7435Belgian Strong Ale
7Shonan Belgian Stout 3.7315Stout
8Shonan Imperial Stout 3.7213Imperial Stout
9Yorocco Cultivator  3.708Belgian Ale
10Tamamura-Honten Yamabushi Saison 2: Saison Noir Aged in Oak Barrels 3.7017Saison
11Swan Lake Imperial Stout 3.6918Imperial Stout
12Fujizakura Heights Rauch Bock 3.6822Smoked
13Tamamura Honten (Shiga Kogen) Masaji Ichiro Bourbon Barrel Aged W-IBA 3.688American Strong Ale
14Baird Dark Sky Imperial Stout 3.68208Imperial Stout
15Minoh Imperial Stout 3.6760Imperial Stout
16Hideji Kuri Kuro (Dark Chestnut Ale) 3.678Imperial Stout
17Kyoto Brewing Ichii Senshin 3.6713India Pale Ale (IPA)
18Yorocco Skywalker IPA 3.679India Pale Ale (IPA)
19Shonan W-IPA 3.669Imperial IPA
20Yorocco Black Saint 3.668Imperial Porter
21Hitachino Nest XH  3.66826Belgian Strong Ale
22Sankt Gallen Imperial Chocolate Stout (2009-) 3.6540Imperial Stout
23Y Market Meitei King 3.657Imperial Stout
24Shiga Kogen IBA 3.6522Black IPA
25Tamamura Honten (Shiga Kogen) House IPA 3.6575Imperial IPA
26Kyoto Brewing Ichigo Ichie 3.6412Saison
27Sankt Gallen El Diablo 3.6426Barley Wine
28Fujizakura Heights Weizen Bock 3.6311Weizen Bock
29Baird Suruga Bay Imperial IPA 3.62362Imperial IPA
30Y Market Purple Sky Pale Ale  3.6210American Pale Ale
31Hideji (Hana no) White Weizen 3.6213Witbier
32Shiga Kogen Takashi Imperial Stout 3.6245Imperial Stout
33Tamamura Honten (Shiga Kogen) Masaji Ichiro Chichibu Barrel Aged W-IBA 3.617American Strong Ale
34Y Market Yellow Sky Pale Ale 3.617American Pale Ale
35Y Market Distortion IPA 3.617Imperial IPA
36Thrashzone Brew Labo World Downfall Stout 3.619Stout
37Fujizakura Heights Rauch Weizenbock 3.6110Smoked
38Fujizakura Heights Weizen 3.6045German Hefeweizen
39Tamamura-Honten The Far East Barrel Aged Imperial House IPA 3.6031American Strong Ale
40Nihonkai Club Pilsner 3.6015Czech Pilsner (Světlý)
41Shonan Chocolate Porter 3.5914Porter
42Oh! La! Ho Biere de Raiden Fuyu Shikomi Porter 3.5911Porter
43Y Market Yofukashi Queen 3.598Barley Wine
44Tamamura Honten (Shiga Kogen) Indian Summer Saison 3.5947Saison
45Shiga Kogen / Hair of the Dog Monkey Claws 3.5913Barley Wine
46Baeren Chocolate Stout Vintage (2010-) 3.5814Imperial Stout
47Thrashzone Brew Labo Speed Kills IPA 3.5813India Pale Ale (IPA)
48Yorocco Kinkan Blonde 3.586Fruit Beer
49Hitachino Nest New Year Celebration Ale 3.58634Spice/Herb/Vegetable
50Coedo Imperial IPA 3.579Imperial IPA