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   3.82965Stout
2Shiga Kogen 10th Anniversary IPA   3.7411India Pale Ale (IPA)
3Tamamura Honten (Shiga Kogen) House IPA   3.6965Imperial IPA
4Baird Dark Sky Imperial Stout   3.68184Imperial Stout
5Minoh Imperial Stout   3.6854Imperial Stout
6Tamamura-Honten The Far East Barrel Aged Imperial House IPA   3.6821American Strong Ale
7Swan Lake Imperial Stout   3.6716Imperial Stout
8Shonan W-IPA   3.669Imperial IPA
9Hitachino Nest XH    3.66774Belgian Strong Ale
10Hidatakayama Karumina   3.6432Belgian Strong Ale
11Y Market Yellow Sky Pale Ale   3.636American Pale Ale
12Fujizakura Heights Weizen Bock   3.6310Weizen Bock
13Tamamura-Honten Yamabushi Saison 1 Aged in Oak Barrels   3.6325Saison
14Baird Suruga Bay Imperial IPA   3.63310Imperial IPA
15Fujizakura Heights Rauch Bock   3.6217Smoked
16Y Market Purple Sky Pale Ale    3.6110American Pale Ale
17Shonan Chocolate Porter   3.6113Porter
18Fujizakura Heights Weizen   3.6041German Hefeweizen
19Sankt Gallen Imperial Chocolate Stout (2009-)   3.5938Imperial Stout
20Shiga Kogen / Hair of the Dog Monkey Claws   3.597Barley Wine
21Shiga Kogen African Pale Ale   3.5933American Pale Ale
22Tamamura-Honten Yamabushi Saison 2: Saison Noir   3.5823Saison
23Hitachino Nest New Year Celebration Ale   3.58622Spice/Herb/Vegetable
24Ushi-Tora Luc Lafontaine 9 to Go: Raspberry Sour Wheat Ale   3.578Fruit Beer/Radler
25Outsider Brewing Oak Aged Barley Wine   3.578Barley Wine
26Hideji (Hana no) White Weizen   3.578Witbier
27Kyoto Brewing Hajimemashite   3.577American Pale Ale
28Tamamura-Honten Yamabushi Saison 1   3.5730Saison
29Hitachino Nest Ancient Nipponia (Bottom Fermented)   3.56139Specialty Grain
30Shiga Kogen W-IBA Masaji the Great    3.5613Black IPA
31Y Market Yofukashi Queen   3.567Barley Wine
32Aqula Kiwi IPA   3.5617India Pale Ale (IPA)
33Sankt Gallen El Diablo   3.5624Barley Wine
34Shiga Kogen Takashi Imperial Stout   3.5443Imperial Stout
35Nihonkai Club Pilsner   3.5412Czech Pilsner (Světlý)
36Tamamura Honten (Shiga Kogen) Indian Summer Saison   3.5437Saison
37Shiga Kogen Grand Rouge   3.5411Fruit Beer/Radler
38Shiga Kogen Takashi Ichiro    3.5410Imperial Stout
39Shonan Belgian Stout   3.5312Stout
40Baird Temple Garden Yuzu Ale    3.5391Fruit Beer/Radler
41Fujizakura Heights Rauch   3.5358Smoked
42Tamamura Honten (Shiga Kogen) Masaji Ichiro Bourbon Barrel Aged W-IBA   3.535American Strong Ale
43Swan Lake #B-IPA   3.5216India Pale Ale (IPA)
44Sankt Gallen Un Angel Wheat Wine   3.5114Barley Wine
45Ushi-Tora Luc Lafontaine 13: to Go Rauch x Kolsch Hybrid   3.517Smoked
46Baird Bakayaro!   3.5111American Strong Ale
47Baird Ganko Oyaji (Stubborn Old Man) Barley Wine   3.5145Barley Wine
48Oh! La! Ho Captain Crow Extra Pale Ale   3.5115American Pale Ale
49Nide Monster CIPA   3.5118India Pale Ale (IPA)
50Baird Brewmasters Nightmare Rye IPA   3.5125India Pale Ale (IPA)

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