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   3.82918Stout
2Baird Dark Sky Imperial Stout   3.66176Imperial Stout
3Hitachino Nest XH    3.65749Belgian Strong Ale
4Tamamura Honten (Shiga Kogen) House IPA   3.6462Imperial/Double IPA
5Hidatakayama Karumina   3.6331Belgian Strong Ale
6Minoh Imperial Stout   3.6249Imperial Stout
7Baird Suruga Bay Imperial IPA   3.61285Imperial/Double IPA
8Sankt Gallen Imperial Chocolate Stout (2009-)   3.5836Imperial Stout
9Hitachino Nest New Year Celebration Ale   3.58614Spice/Herb/Vegetable
10Shiga Kogen W-IBA Masaji the Great    3.5613Black IPA
11Hitachino Nest Ancient Nipponia (Bottom Fermented)   3.56130Pilsener
12Shiga Kogen Takashi Imperial Stout   3.5443Imperial Stout
13Sankt Gallen El Diablo   3.5423Barley Wine
14Swan Lake Imperial Stout   3.5415Imperial Stout
15Shiga Kogen Takashi Ichiro    3.5410Imperial Stout
16Fujizakura Heights Weizen   3.5440German Hefeweizen
17Shonan Belgian Stout   3.5312Stout
18Tamamura Honten (Shiga Kogen) Indian Summer Saison   3.5235Saison
19Tamamura-Honten Yamabushi Saison 1 Aged in Oak Barrels   3.5224Saison
20Baird Temple Garden Yuzu Ale    3.5273Fruit Beer/Radler
21Baird West Coast Wheat Wine   3.5240Barley Wine
22Baird Ganko Oyaji (Stubborn Old Man) Barley Wine   3.5122Barley Wine
23Hitachino Nest Japanese Classic Ale   3.50645India Pale Ale (IPA)
24Fujizakura Heights Rauch   3.4954Smoked
25Shiga Kogen IBA   3.4918Black IPA
26Shiga Kogen African Pale Ale   3.4826American Pale Ale
27Baird Morning Coffee Stout   3.4872Stout
28Baird Kurofune Porter   3.48278Porter
29Swan Lake Amber Swan Ale   3.4830Amber Ale
30Fujizakura Heights Rauch Bock   3.4816Smoked
31Daisen G Beer Imperial Stout   3.4722Imperial Stout
32Baird Yabai Yabai Strong Scotch Ale   3.4725Scotch Ale
33Tamamura-Honten Yamabushi Saison 2: Saison Noir Aged in Oak Barrels   3.4614Saison
34Shiga Kogen IPA   3.4654India Pale Ale (IPA)
35Hidatakayama Stout   3.4615Stout
36Shonan W-IPA   3.468Imperial/Double IPA
37Shiga Kogen 10th Anniversary IPA   3.468India Pale Ale (IPA)
38Fujizakura Heights Weizen Bock   3.4610Weizen Bock
39Baird Angry Boy Brown Ale   3.45279Brown Ale
40Shonan Chocolate Porter   3.4411Porter
41Iwate Kura Stout   3.4426Stout
42Baeren Chocolate Stout Vintage (2010-)   3.4412Imperial Stout
43Tamamura-Honten Yamabushi Saison 1   3.4425Saison
44Yo-Ho Tokyo Black Porter   3.44298Porter
45Hitachino Nest Amber Ale   3.4486Amber Ale
46Shiga Kogen Takashi Ichiro Pete!?   3.4316Imperial Stout
47Iwate Kura IPA   3.4334India Pale Ale (IPA)
48Daisen G Beer Barley Wine   3.4232Barley Wine
49Tamamura-Honten Yamabushi Saison 2: Saison Noir   3.4219Saison
50Moku Moku Barley Wine   3.4217Barley Wine

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