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 3.821195Stout
2AJB - Imperiality 3.8118Imperial Stout
3Shonan Ichiro's Malt Bourbon Barrel-Aged Belgian Stout 3.819Imperial Stout
4Noboribetsu (Oni Densetsu) / Y Market I, Pa King 3.788Imperial IPA
5Yorocco Skywalker IPA 3.7610India Pale Ale (IPA)
6Shiga Kogen Takashi Ichiro  3.7518Imperial Stout
7Hidatakayama Karumina 3.7535Belgian Strong Ale
8Shonan Belgian Stout 3.7417Stout
9Swan Lake Imperial Stout 3.7321Imperial Stout
10Shiga Kogen 10th Anniversary IPA 3.7372India Pale Ale (IPA)
11Fujizakura Heights Rauch Bock 3.7224Smoked
12Hideji Kuri Kuro (Dark Chestnut Ale) 3.7219Imperial Stout
13Y Market Meitei King 3.729Imperial Stout
14Tamamura-Honten Yamabushi Saison 2: Saison Noir Aged in Oak Barrels 3.7118Saison
15Shiga Kogen W-IBA Masaji the Great  3.7118Black IPA
16Tamamura-Honten The Far East Barrel Aged Imperial House IPA 3.7053American Strong Ale
17Minoh Imperial Stout 3.7063Imperial Stout
18Shonan Imperial Stout 3.6914Imperial Stout
19Yorocco Black Saint 3.699Imperial Porter
20Kyoto Brewing Ichii Senshin 3.6921India Pale Ale (IPA)
21Tamamura Honten (Shiga Kogen) Masaji Ichiro Bourbon Barrel Aged W-IBA 3.688American Strong Ale
22Baird Dark Sky Imperial Stout 3.67233Imperial Stout
23Y Market Yellow Sky Pale Ale 3.679American Pale Ale
24Sankt Gallen El Diablo 3.6627Barley Wine
25Shiga Kogen Isseki Sancho 3.6620Belgian Strong Ale
26Shonan W-IPA 3.669Imperial IPA
27Kyoto Brewing Ichigo Ichie 3.6517Saison
28Hitachino Nest XH (Extra High) 3.65871Belgian Strong Ale
29Sankt Gallen Imperial Chocolate Stout (2009-) 3.6546Imperial Stout
30Tamamura Honten (Shiga Kogen) House IPA 3.6589Imperial IPA
31Thrashzone Brew Labo World Downfall Stout 3.6511Stout
32Fujizakura Heights Roppongi Draft #1 3.659Weizen Bock
33Yorocco Saison 3.649Saison
34Yorocco Kinkan Blonde 3.647Fruit Beer
35Ise Kadoya / Culmination Neko Nihiki 3.647India Pale Ale (IPA)
36Fujizakura Heights Weizen Bock 3.6316Weizen Bock
37Shiga Kogen Takashi Ichiro Pete!? 3.6323Imperial Stout
38Baird Suruga Bay Imperial IPA 3.62397Imperial IPA
39Y Market Purple Sky Pale Ale  3.6210American Pale Ale
40Kyoto Brewing Sandomemashite 3.626Imperial IPA
41Shiga Kogen IBA 3.6219Black IPA
42Kyoto Brewing Yoru no Tobari (Veil of Darkness) 3.627Imperial Stout
43Shonan Chocolate Porter 3.6115Porter
44Oh! La! Ho Biere de Raiden Fuyu Shikomi Porter 3.6114Porter
45Coedo / Fieldwork Gattsu Pozu 3.6115Imperial IPA
46Y Market Distortion IPA 3.617Imperial IPA
47Tamamura Honten (Shiga Kogen) Masaji Ichiro Chichibu Barrel Aged W-IBA 3.617American Strong Ale
48Fujizakura Heights Weizen 3.6151German Hefeweizen
49Fujizakura Heights Rauch Weizenbock 3.6110Smoked
50Shiga Kogen 1t (Itton = One Ton) IPA 3.6110Imperial IPA