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
1Shiga Kogen 10th Anniversary IPA 3.8238India Pale Ale (IPA)
2Hitachino Nest Espresso Stout 3.821094Stout
3Shonan Ichiro’s Malt Bourbon Barrel-Aged Belgian Stout 3.789Imperial Stout
4Shiga Kogen Takashi Ichiro  3.7713Imperial Stout
5AJB - Imperiality 3.7615Imperial Stout
6Shiga Kogen W-IBA Masaji the Great  3.7515Black IPA
7Hidatakayama Karumina 3.7435Belgian Strong Ale
8Yorocco Skywalker IPA 3.7410India Pale Ale (IPA)
9Yorocco Cultivator  3.7311Belgian Ale
10Shonan Belgian Stout 3.7315Stout
11Shonan Imperial Stout 3.7213Imperial Stout
12Tamamura-Honten Yamabushi Saison 2: Saison Noir Aged in Oak Barrels 3.7017Saison
13Yorocco Black Saint 3.699Imperial Porter
14Swan Lake Imperial Stout 3.6918Imperial Stout
15Hideji Kuri Kuro (Dark Chestnut Ale) 3.6911Imperial Stout
16Fujizakura Heights Rauch Bock 3.6822Smoked
17Tamamura Honten (Shiga Kogen) Masaji Ichiro Bourbon Barrel Aged W-IBA 3.688American Strong Ale
18Baird Dark Sky Imperial Stout 3.68210Imperial Stout
19Minoh Imperial Stout 3.6861Imperial Stout
20Kyoto Brewing Ichii Senshin 3.6714India Pale Ale (IPA)
21Hitachino Nest XH  3.66831Belgian Strong Ale
22Sankt Gallen Imperial Chocolate Stout (2009-) 3.6540Imperial Stout
23Tamamura Honten (Shiga Kogen) House IPA 3.6577Imperial IPA
24Y Market Meitei King 3.657Imperial Stout
25Shiga Kogen IBA 3.6522Black IPA
26Thrashzone Brew Labo World Downfall Stout 3.6511Stout
27Kyoto Brewing Ichigo Ichie 3.6412Saison
28Y Market Yellow Sky Pale Ale 3.648American Pale Ale
29Sankt Gallen El Diablo 3.6426Barley Wine
30Yorocco Kinkan Blonde 3.647Fruit Beer
31Fujizakura Heights Weizen Bock 3.6311Weizen Bock
32Y Market Purple Sky Pale Ale  3.6210American Pale Ale
33Shiga Kogen Takashi Imperial Stout 3.6246Imperial Stout
34Baird Suruga Bay Imperial IPA 3.62366Imperial IPA
35Kyoto Brewing Nidomemashite 3.626Imperial IPA
36Hideji (Hana no) White Weizen 3.6213Witbier
37Fujizakura Heights Roppongi Draft #1 3.628Weizen Bock
38Shiga Kogen Isseki Sancho 3.628Belgian Strong Ale
39Shonan Chocolate Porter 3.6115Porter
40Fujizakura Heights Weizen 3.6147German Hefeweizen
41Tamamura Honten (Shiga Kogen) Masaji Ichiro Chichibu Barrel Aged W-IBA 3.617American Strong Ale
42Y Market Distortion IPA 3.617Imperial IPA
43Fujizakura Heights Rauch Weizenbock 3.6110Smoked
44Tamamura-Honten The Far East Barrel Aged Imperial House IPA 3.6031American Strong Ale
45Hidatakayama Stout 3.6017Stout
46Oh! La! Ho Biere de Raiden Fuyu Shikomi Porter 3.5911Porter
47Y Market Yofukashi Queen 3.598Barley Wine
48Nihonkai Club Pilsner 3.5916Czech Pilsner (Světlý)
49Shiga Kogen / Hair of the Dog Monkey Claws 3.5913Barley Wine
50Baeren Chocolate Stout Vintage (2010-) 3.5814Imperial Stout