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   3.97540Imperial Stout
2Epic Hop Zombie   3.90276Imperial/Double IPA
3Liberty Citra Double IPA   3.9060Imperial/Double IPA
48 Wired Batch 18 - Barrel Aged Imperial Stout   3.89195Imperial Stout
5Tuatara Double Trouble   3.8491Imperial/Double IPA
68 Wired HopWired IPA   3.83637India Pale Ale (IPA)
78 Wired Superconductor   3.81321Imperial/Double IPA
8Epic Lupulingus   3.7733Imperial/Double IPA
98 Wired Bumaye   3.77145Imperial Stout
108 Wired / Renaissance / Nøgne Ø - Ø For Awesome Imperial Amber Ale   3.76157American Strong Ale
11Liberty Yakima Monster   3.7649American Pale Ale
128 Wired Fresh HopWired   3.75175India Pale Ale (IPA)
13Epic Armageddon IPA   3.75508India Pale Ale (IPA)
14Renaissance Elemental Porter   3.73255Porter
158 Wired Tall Poppy India Red Ale   3.73303American Strong Ale
16Garage Project Pernicious Weed   3.7393Imperial/Double IPA
17Garage Project Death From Above   3.73114India Pale Ale (IPA)
188 Wired Black Wired Black IPA   3.7237Black IPA
198 Wired C4 Double Coffee Brown Ale   3.72190Brown Ale
208 Wired Grand Cru 2011   3.7184Abt/Quadrupel
218 Wired Saison Sauvin   3.71376Saison
22Pink Elephant Imperious Rushin Stowt   3.7126Imperial Stout
23Liberty Sauvignon Bomb   3.7034India Pale Ale (IPA)
248 Wired Mighty Imperial Ale   3.69140American Strong Ale
25Panhead Black Sabbath   3.6820Barley Wine
26Emerson’s Bird Dog IPA   3.6721India Pale Ale (IPA)
27Epic Epicurean Coffee & Fig Oatmeal Stout   3.67105Imperial Stout
28Epic Pale Ale   3.66198American Pale Ale
29Liberty Yakima Scarlet   3.6637American Strong Ale
30Yeastie Boys + Liberty Brewing nevaRRaven   3.6631Black IPA
31Tuatara APA   3.6579American Pale Ale
32Garage Project Cockswain’s Courage Blended Porter   3.6523Imperial/Strong Porter
33Garage Project Sauvin Nouveau   3.6538Fruit Beer/Radler
34Three Boys Oyster Stout   3.6470Stout
35Epic Mosaic IPA   3.6438India Pale Ale (IPA)
36Mike’s India Pale Ale   3.6437Imperial/Double IPA
37Invercargill Sa!son   3.6328Saison
38Moa Imperial Stout    3.63346Imperial Stout
39Emerson’s APA   3.62124American Pale Ale
408 Wired Chardonnay Barrel Aged Saeson   3.6156Saison
41Renaissance Marlborough Pale Ale (2012)   3.6161Imperial/Double IPA
42Epic Comet IPA   3.6147India Pale Ale (IPA)
43Epic Carolina   3.6124Amber Ale
44Tuatara APA (Aotearoa Pale Ale)   3.61123American Pale Ale
45Renaissance Stonecutter Scotch Ale   3.61244Scotch Ale
46Garage Project Angry Peaches   3.6043American Pale Ale
47Yeastie Boys Pot Kettle Black   3.60257Porter
48Yeastie Boys The Last Dictator   3.6026Imperial/Strong Porter
49Renaissance Tribute Barley Wine (2011)   3.5937Barley Wine
508 Wired The Big Smoke   3.59374Smoked

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