Best Beers Of Japan

The following are the highest rated beers brewed in Japan as they appear in the ranks at 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 3.831171Stout
2AJB - Imperiality 3.8118Imperial Stout
3Shonan Ichiro’s Malt Bourbon Barrel-Aged Belgian Stout 3.8110Imperial Stout
4Shiga Kogen 10th Anniversary IPA 3.8050India Pale Ale (IPA)
5Noboribetsu (Oni Densetsu) / Y Market I, Pa King 3.788Imperial IPA
6Yorocco Skywalker IPA 3.7610India Pale Ale (IPA)
7Shiga Kogen Takashi Ichiro  3.7518Imperial Stout
8Hidatakayama Karumina 3.7536Belgian Strong Ale
9Yorocco Cultivator  3.7311Belgian Ale
10Swan Lake Imperial Stout 3.7321Imperial Stout
11Shonan Belgian Stout 3.7315Stout
12Fujizakura Heights Rauch Bock 3.7224Smoked
13Shiga Kogen W-IBA Masaji the Great  3.7118Black IPA
14Y Market Meitei King 3.709Imperial Stout
15Tamamura-Honten Yamabushi Saison 2: Saison Noir Aged in Oak Barrels 3.7017Saison
16Kyoto Brewing Ichii Senshin 3.7019India Pale Ale (IPA)
17Shonan Imperial Stout 3.6914Imperial Stout
18Yorocco Black Saint 3.699Imperial Porter
19Minoh Imperial Stout 3.6963Imperial Stout
20Tamamura Honten (Shiga Kogen) Masaji Ichiro Bourbon Barrel Aged W-IBA 3.688American Strong Ale
21Hideji Kuri Kuro (Dark Chestnut Ale) 3.6714Imperial Stout
22Baird Dark Sky Imperial Stout 3.67222Imperial Stout
23Shonan W-IPA 3.669Imperial IPA
24Hitachino Nest XH  3.65858Belgian Strong Ale
25Shiga Kogen Isseki Sancho 3.6513Belgian Strong Ale
26Sankt Gallen Imperial Chocolate Stout (2009-) 3.6543Imperial Stout
27Kyoto Brewing Ichigo Ichie 3.6516Saison
28Tamamura Honten (Shiga Kogen) House IPA 3.6581Imperial IPA
29Thrashzone Brew Labo World Downfall Stout 3.6511Stout
30Fujizakura Heights Roppongi Draft #1 3.659Weizen Bock
31Y Market Yellow Sky Pale Ale 3.648American Pale Ale
32Sankt Gallen El Diablo 3.6426Barley Wine
33Yorocco Kinkan Blonde 3.647Fruit Beer
34Shiga Kogen Takashi Imperial Stout 3.6350Imperial Stout
35Shiga Kogen Takashi Ichiro Pete!? 3.6323Imperial Stout
36Coedo / Stone / Garage Project Tsuyu Saison 3.6318Saison
37Fujizakura Heights Weizen Bock 3.6315Weizen Bock
38Y Market Purple Sky Pale Ale  3.6210American Pale Ale
39Baird Suruga Bay Imperial IPA 3.62394Imperial IPA
40Shiga Kogen IBA 3.6219Black IPA
41Shonan Chocolate Porter 3.6115Porter
42Fujizakura Heights Weizen 3.6149German Hefeweizen
43Y Market Distortion IPA 3.617Imperial IPA
44Tamamura Honten (Shiga Kogen) Masaji Ichiro Chichibu Barrel Aged W-IBA 3.617American Strong Ale
45Fujizakura Heights Rauch Weizenbock 3.6110Smoked
46Oh! La! Ho Biere de Raiden Fuyu Shikomi Porter 3.6013Porter
47Hidatakayama Stout 3.6018Stout
48Tamamura-Honten The Far East Barrel Aged Imperial House IPA 3.6031American Strong Ale
49Shiga Kogen / Hair of the Dog Monkey Claws 3.6017Barley Wine
50Kyoto Brewing Yoru no Tobari (Veil of Darkness) 3.606Imperial Stout