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   3.95444Imperial Stout
2Epic Hop Zombie   3.92202Imperial/Double IPA
3Liberty Citra Double IPA   3.9031Imperial/Double IPA
48 Wired Batch 18 - Barrel Aged Imperial Stout   3.89189Imperial Stout
58 Wired HopWired IPA   3.82546India Pale Ale (IPA)
6Tuatara Double Trouble   3.8165Imperial/Double IPA
78 Wired Superconductor   3.80218Imperial/Double IPA
88 Wired / Renaissance / Nøgne Ø - Ø For Awesome Imperial Amber Ale   3.77155American Strong Ale
9Epic Armageddon IPA   3.75443India Pale Ale (IPA)
108 Wired Bumaye   3.74110Imperial Stout
118 Wired Fresh HopWired   3.74143India Pale Ale (IPA)
128 Wired Tall Poppy India Red Ale   3.72247American Strong Ale
13Renaissance Elemental Porter   3.72224Porter
14Pink Elephant Imperious Rushin Stowt   3.7126Imperial Stout
15Garage Project Death From Above   3.7134India Pale Ale (IPA)
16Liberty Yakima Monster   3.7136American Pale Ale
178 Wired C4 Double Coffee Brown Ale   3.70145Brown Ale
188 Wired Saison Sauvin   3.70332Saison
198 Wired Mighty Imperial Ale   3.6892American Strong Ale
20Garage Project Pernicious Weed   3.6834Imperial/Double IPA
21Yeastie Boys + Liberty Brewing nevaRRaven   3.6630Black IPA
228 Wired Grand Cru 2011   3.6651Abt/Quadrupel
23Tuatara APA   3.6562American Pale Ale
24Emerson’s Bird Dog IPA   3.6417India Pale Ale (IPA)
25Epic Pale Ale   3.64170American Pale Ale
26Liberty Yakima Scarlet   3.6434American Strong Ale
27Yeastie Boys Pot Kettle Black   3.64212Porter
28Mike’s India Pale Ale   3.6437Imperial/Double IPA
29Epic Mosaic IPA   3.6335India Pale Ale (IPA)
30Invercargill Sa!son   3.6326Saison
31Yeastie Boys Digital IPA   3.63144India Pale Ale (IPA)
32Garage Project Cockswain’s Courage Blended Porter   3.6218Imperial/Strong Porter
33Tuatara APA (Aotearoa Pale Ale)   3.6279American Pale Ale
34Moa Imperial Stout    3.62286Imperial Stout
35Liberty Sauvignon Bomb   3.6227India Pale Ale (IPA)
36Emerson’s APA   3.62124American Pale Ale
37Renaissance Stonecutter Scotch Ale   3.61220Scotch Ale
38Epic Epicurean Coffee & Fig Oatmeal Stout   3.6183Imperial Stout
39Three Boys Oyster Stout   3.6160Stout
40Croucher Patriot American Black Ale   3.6066Black IPA
41Renaissance Marlborough Pale Ale (2012)   3.6059Imperial/Double IPA
42Renaissance Tribute Barley Wine (2011)   3.5935Barley Wine
43Epic Comet IPA   3.5933India Pale Ale (IPA)
44Epic Mayhem   3.58181India Pale Ale (IPA)
458 Wired The Big Smoke   3.58339Smoked
46Emerson’s Southern Clam Stout   3.5825Stout
47Yeastie Boys + Liberty Brewing Yakima Raven   3.5819Black IPA
48ParrotDog BitterBitch IPA   3.5753India Pale Ale (IPA)
49Tuatara X1 Belgian Black Ale   3.5710Barley Wine
50Epic Portamarillo   3.5684Porter

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