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 3.831148Stout
2Shiga Kogen 10th Anniversary IPA 3.8247India Pale Ale (IPA)
3Shonan Ichiro’s Malt Bourbon Barrel-Aged Belgian Stout 3.8110Imperial Stout
4AJB - Imperiality 3.8017Imperial Stout
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
10Shonan Belgian Stout 3.7315Stout
11Fujizakura Heights Rauch Bock 3.7224Smoked
12Swan Lake Imperial Stout 3.7220Imperial Stout
13Shiga Kogen W-IBA Masaji the Great  3.7118Black IPA
14Kyoto Brewing Ichii Senshin 3.7118India Pale Ale (IPA)
15Y Market Meitei King 3.709Imperial Stout
16Tamamura-Honten Yamabushi Saison 2: Saison Noir Aged in Oak Barrels 3.7017Saison
17Shonan Imperial Stout 3.6914Imperial Stout
18Yorocco Black Saint 3.699Imperial Porter
19Minoh Imperial Stout 3.6862Imperial Stout
20Tamamura Honten (Shiga Kogen) Masaji Ichiro Bourbon Barrel Aged W-IBA 3.688American Strong Ale
21Baird Dark Sky Imperial Stout 3.68216Imperial Stout
22Shonan W-IPA 3.669Imperial IPA
23Kyoto Brewing Ichigo Ichie 3.6614Saison
24Hideji Kuri Kuro (Dark Chestnut Ale) 3.6613Imperial Stout
25Hitachino Nest XH  3.66850Belgian Strong Ale
26Shiga Kogen Isseki Sancho 3.6612Belgian Strong Ale
27Tamamura Honten (Shiga Kogen) House IPA 3.6579Imperial IPA
28Thrashzone Brew Labo World Downfall Stout 3.6511Stout
29Sankt Gallen Imperial Chocolate Stout (2009-) 3.6542Imperial Stout
30Fujizakura Heights Roppongi Draft #1 3.659Weizen Bock
31Coedo / Stone / Garage Project Tsuyu Saison 3.6417Saison
32Y Market Yellow Sky Pale Ale 3.648American Pale Ale
33Sankt Gallen El Diablo 3.6426Barley Wine
34Yorocco Kinkan Blonde 3.647Fruit Beer
35Shiga Kogen Takashi Ichiro Pete!? 3.6323Imperial Stout
36Y Market Purple Sky Pale Ale  3.6210American Pale Ale
37Shiga Kogen Takashi Imperial Stout 3.6246Imperial Stout
38Shiga Kogen IBA 3.6219Black IPA
39Shonan Chocolate Porter 3.6115Porter
40Baird Suruga Bay Imperial IPA 3.61385Imperial IPA
41Fujizakura Heights Weizen 3.6149German Hefeweizen
42Tamamura Honten (Shiga Kogen) Masaji Ichiro Chichibu Barrel Aged W-IBA 3.617American Strong Ale
43Y Market Distortion IPA 3.617Imperial IPA
44Fujizakura Heights Rauch Weizenbock 3.6110Smoked
45Hidatakayama Stout 3.6018Stout
46Tamamura-Honten The Far East Barrel Aged Imperial House IPA 3.6031American Strong Ale
47Fujizakura Heights Weizen Bock 3.6013Weizen Bock
48Kyoto Brewing Nidomemashite 3.607Imperial IPA
49Oh! La! Ho Biere de Raiden Fuyu Shikomi Porter 3.5911Porter
50Y Market Yofukashi Queen 3.598Barley Wine