Best Breweries in Japan 2016

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shoulderbroken
beers 4256 º places 393 º 22:20 Tue 11/8/2016

I know it’s a little early to do this, but I thought I’d try to start something up before Will forgets everything he knows about Japanese beer. I think it’s worth having another discussion about this as my opinions have changed quite a bit and I imagine other people’s might have as well. So, what do you reckon, shall we have a vote again? I can take care of the admin if people want. If you are interested, let me know your favourite 10 Japanese breweries and I’ll sort out the chart for us all to digest in time for New Year.

 
shoulderbroken
beers 4256 º places 393 º 22:21 Tue 11/8/2016

Maybe I should try to resurrect the best bars in Kanto thing as well. That didn’t really take off, I guess because it’s a bit more region specific.

 
KyotoLefty
beers 10726 º places 748 º 00:28 Wed 11/9/2016

In order?
And just for this year, right?

 
willisread
beers 3695 º places 115 º 01:53 Wed 11/9/2016

I’m in!

 
jonno
beers 2980 º places 150 º 04:26 Wed 11/9/2016

1. Shonan
2. Shiga
3. Nihonkai
4. Onidensetsu
5. Y Market
6. Yorocco
7. Yaho
8. Baeren
9. Kyoto
10. Hitachino

 
shoulderbroken
beers 4256 º places 393 º 09:27 Wed 11/9/2016

Kyoto Lefty, yep and yep. Cheers Jonno! Guess I should start on my list.

 
willisread
beers 3695 º places 115 º 09:55 Wed 11/9/2016

1. Yorocco
2. Onidensetsu
3. Kyoto
4. Shiga
5. Y. Market
6. Shonan
7. Fujizakura
8. Nihonkai
9. Devil Craft
10. ThrashZone

 
KyotoLefty
beers 10726 º places 748 º 19:03 Wed 11/9/2016

1. Yorocco
2. Fujizakura
3. Y. Market
4. Nihonkai
5. Shiga Kogen
6. Shonan
7. Kyoto
8. Baeren
9. Ushitora
10. Onidensetsu

 
jonno
beers 2980 º places 150 º 20:40 Wed 11/9/2016

Oh man forgot Fujisakura

1. Shonan
2. Shiga
3. Fujisakura
4. Nihonkai
5. Onidensetsu
6. Y Market
7. Yorocco
8. Yaho
9. Baeren
10. Kyoto


Originally posted by jonno
1. Shonan
2. Shiga
3. Nihonkai
4. Onidensetsu
5. Y Market
6. Yorocco
7. Yaho
8. Baeren
9. Kyoto
10. Hitachino

 
KyotoLefty
beers 10726 º places 748 º 21:08 Wed 11/9/2016

Oh! Hitachino gets the boot!
I liked the 2 BA beers I tried at Oedo, but nothing much else from them this year that I cared about.

 
jonno
beers 2980 º places 150 º 04:29 Thu 11/10/2016

To be honest Kyoto is lucky to be in my top 10 TBTH...not seeing a lot beyond the hype..edit solid but nothing has been beyond solid for mine.

Originally posted by KyotoLefty
Oh! Hitachino gets the boot!
I liked the 2 BA beers I tried at Oedo, but nothing much else from them this year that I cared about.