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Top Rated Beers: Japan

Beers from Japanese brewers.
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Top Rated Beers: Japan
    WR Reviews | Ratings
1Hitachino Nest White Ale4.04543 | 1,501
2Hitachino Nest Espresso Stout3.95415 | 970
3Suruga Bay Imperial IPA3.8355 | 148
4Hitachino Nest Nipponia3.8174 | 139
5Hitachino Nest Anbai Ale
Kiuchi Brewery
Gose / 7.00% ABV
3.824 | 130
6The Carpenter’s Mikan Ale3.7920 | 37
7Hitachino Nest Japanese Classic Ale3.79257 | 441
8Yona Yona Ale3.7861 | 146
9Kurofune Porter3.7893 | 159
10Baird Angry Boy Brown Ale3.7790 | 150
11Red Rose Amber Ale3.7748 | 83
12Hitachino Nest Extra High (XH)3.76356 | 714
13Hitachino Nest Commemorative Ale3.75112 | 238
14West Coast Wheat Wine3.7419 | 22
15Dark Sky Imperial Stout3.7376 | 134
16Red Fox (Rogue's American Amber)3.7322 | 27
17Rising Sun Pale Ale3.7384 | 157
18Ginga Kogen Wheat Beer3.7318 | 39
19Hitachino Nest Weizen3.72163 | 275
20Hitachino Nest Saison Du Japon3.7215 | 64
21Tokyo Black3.7282 | 188
22Ozeno Yukidoke IPA3.7115 | 48
23Iwatekura Oyster Stout3.711 | 22
24Teikoku IPA3.6930 | 57
25Samurai Barley Ale3.6820 | 43
26Hitachino Nest Dai Dai Ale3.6733 | 138
27Echigo Stout3.6772 | 136
28Minoh Stout3.6610 | 24
29Hitachino Nest Amber Ale3.6515 | 39
30Hitachino Nest Real Ginger Brew3.65225 | 468
31Hitachino Nest Red Rice Ale3.64330 | 696
32Ginga Kogen Weizen3.6432 | 71
33Hitachino Nest Pale Ale3.6419 | 58
34Minoh W-IPA3.6321 | 33
35Shimaguni Stout3.6219 | 32
36Jubilation Ale3.6238 | 73
37Suiyoubi No Neko3.6117 | 82
38Shiga Kogen IPA3.5511 | 34
39Temple Garden Yuzu Ale3.5512 | 20
40Asahi Black (Kuronama)3.53129 | 301
41Coedo Shikkoku3.522 | 48
42Coedo Kyara3.521 | 57
43Yebisu Black Beer3.4930 | 61
44Coedo Shiro3.4917 | 46
45Kirin Ichiban Shibori Stout3.4519 | 36
46Aooni India Pale Ale3.4355 | 150
47Yebisu (Premium)3.4190 | 166
48Suntory Malt's Beer3.4114 | 22
49Coedo Beniaka3.3946 | 113
50Sapporo Classic3.3611 | 70
51Suntory The Premium Malt's3.3528 | 90
52Coedo Ruri3.3522 | 46
53Koshihikari Echigo Beer3.392 | 189
54Premium Red Ale3.2919 | 61
55Yebisu Kohaku3.2813 | 32
56Sapporo Reserve3.28177 | 360
57Echigo Pilsner3.2310 | 22
58Asahi Dry Black3.2111 | 44
59Asahi Select3.1732 | 70
60Sapporo Premium Lager (EU Brew)3.1713 | 70
61Hitachino Nest Sweet Stout (Lacto)3.07220 | 371
62Ise Kadoya Stout3.0619 | 28
63Orion Premium Draft Beer3107 | 268
64Asahi Draft (Jukusen)2.9938 | 86
65Sapporo Original Draft Beer2.97104 | 482
66Sapporo Draft Beer2.92117 | 230
67Kirin Tanrei2.9135 | 75
68Sapporo Premium Beer2.9625 | 2,074
69Asahi Super Dry2.72508 | 1,458
70Sapporo Light Beer2.7130 | 77
71Asahi Honnama Aqua Blue2.6811 | 17
72Kirin Ichiban2.65585 | 1,765
73Kirin Lager2.4767 | 267
74Kirin Light Beer2.3962 | 186


How was this list calculated?

Lists are generated using a Bayesian estimate that pulls data from millions of BeerAdvocate user reviews and normalizes scores based on the number of reviews for each beer.

The general statistical formula is:
weighted rank (WR) = (v ÷ (v+m)) × R + (m ÷ (v+m)) × C

R = average rating for the beer = (Rating)
v = number of reviews for the beer = (votes)
m = minimum number of reviews required to be considered (currently 10)
C = the mean rating across the dataset (currently 3.45)
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