the best beers of new zealand

The following are the highest rated beers brewed in New Zealand 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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18 Wired iStout   3.96473Imperial Stout
2Liberty Citra Double IPA   3.9444Imperial/Double IPA
3Epic Hop Zombie   3.90230Imperial/Double IPA
48 Wired Batch 18 - Barrel Aged Imperial Stout   3.89190Imperial Stout
5Tuatara Double Trouble   3.8374Imperial/Double IPA
68 Wired HopWired IPA   3.82568India Pale Ale (IPA)
78 Wired Superconductor   3.80254Imperial/Double IPA
88 Wired Bumaye   3.76123Imperial Stout
98 Wired / Renaissance / Nøgne Ø - Ø For Awesome Imperial Amber Ale   3.76155American Strong Ale
108 Wired Fresh HopWired   3.76154India Pale Ale (IPA)
11Epic Armageddon IPA   3.75473India Pale Ale (IPA)
12Garage Project Pernicious Weed   3.7461Imperial/Double IPA
138 Wired Tall Poppy India Red Ale   3.73269American Strong Ale
14Renaissance Elemental Porter   3.72234Porter
15Liberty Yakima Monster   3.7239American Pale Ale
168 Wired C4 Double Coffee Brown Ale   3.71158Brown Ale
17Pink Elephant Imperious Rushin Stowt   3.7126Imperial Stout
18Garage Project Death From Above   3.7056India Pale Ale (IPA)
198 Wired Grand Cru 2011   3.7072Abt/Quadrupel
208 Wired Saison Sauvin   3.70348Saison
21Liberty Yakima Scarlet   3.6835American Strong Ale
228 Wired Mighty Imperial Ale   3.67113American Strong Ale
23Yeastie Boys + Liberty Brewing nevaRRaven   3.6630Black IPA
24Garage Project Cockswain’s Courage Blended Porter   3.6621Imperial/Strong Porter
25Tuatara APA   3.6666American Pale Ale
26Epic Pale Ale   3.65171American Pale Ale
27Liberty Sauvignon Bomb   3.6530India Pale Ale (IPA)
28Emerson’s Bird Dog IPA   3.6417India Pale Ale (IPA)
29Epic Mosaic IPA   3.6437India Pale Ale (IPA)
30Mike’s India Pale Ale   3.6437Imperial/Double IPA
31Epic Epicurean Coffee & Fig Oatmeal Stout   3.6391Imperial Stout
32Invercargill Sa!son   3.6326Saison
33Yeastie Boys Digital IPA   3.63150India Pale Ale (IPA)
34Moa Imperial Stout    3.63311Imperial Stout
35Yeastie Boys Pot Kettle Black   3.62226Porter
36Tuatara APA (Aotearoa Pale Ale)   3.6286American Pale Ale
37Emerson’s APA   3.62124American Pale Ale
38Renaissance Stonecutter Scotch Ale   3.61227Scotch Ale
39Epic Comet IPA   3.6143India Pale Ale (IPA)
40Renaissance Marlborough Pale Ale (2012)   3.6060Imperial/Double IPA
41Three Boys Oyster Stout   3.6061Stout
42Renaissance Tribute Barley Wine (2011)   3.5935Barley Wine
43Garage Project Sauvin Nouveau   3.5915Fruit Beer
44Croucher Patriot American Black Ale   3.5967Black IPA
45Renaissance / Liberty Enlightenment Series Brown Town India Brown Ale   3.5912American Strong Ale
468 Wired The Big Smoke   3.59350Smoked
47Epic Mayhem   3.59182India Pale Ale (IPA)
48Yeastie Boys + Liberty Brewing Yakima Raven   3.5819Black IPA
49Tuatara X1 Belgian Black Ale   3.5710Barley Wine
50ParrotDog BitterBitch IPA   3.5755India Pale Ale (IPA)

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