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   3.96486Imperial Stout
2Liberty Citra Double IPA   3.9346Imperial/Double IPA
3Epic Hop Zombie   3.90233Imperial/Double IPA
48 Wired Batch 18 - Barrel Aged Imperial Stout   3.89191Imperial Stout
5Tuatara Double Trouble   3.8677Imperial/Double IPA
68 Wired HopWired IPA   3.81577India Pale Ale (IPA)
78 Wired Superconductor   3.79273Imperial/Double IPA
88 Wired / Renaissance / Nøgne Ø - Ø For Awesome Imperial Amber Ale   3.76155American Strong Ale
98 Wired Bumaye   3.76130Imperial Stout
10Garage Project Pernicious Weed   3.7567Imperial/Double IPA
118 Wired Fresh HopWired   3.75162India Pale Ale (IPA)
12Epic Armageddon IPA   3.75477India Pale Ale (IPA)
13Garage Project Death From Above   3.7371India Pale Ale (IPA)
148 Wired Tall Poppy India Red Ale   3.73272American Strong Ale
15Liberty Yakima Monster   3.7241American Pale Ale
16Renaissance Elemental Porter   3.72236Porter
178 Wired C4 Double Coffee Brown Ale   3.72163Brown Ale
18Pink Elephant Imperious Rushin Stowt   3.7126Imperial Stout
198 Wired Grand Cru 2011   3.7075Abt/Quadrupel
208 Wired Saison Sauvin   3.70351Saison
218 Wired Mighty Imperial Ale   3.69120American Strong Ale
22Yeastie Boys + Liberty Brewing nevaRRaven   3.6630Black IPA
23Liberty Yakima Scarlet   3.6637American Strong Ale
24Tuatara APA   3.6666American Pale Ale
25Garage Project Cockswain’s Courage Blended Porter   3.6622Imperial/Strong Porter
26Epic Pale Ale   3.65176American Pale Ale
27Liberty Sauvignon Bomb   3.6530India Pale Ale (IPA)
28Emerson’s Bird Dog IPA   3.6418India Pale Ale (IPA)
29Epic Mosaic IPA   3.6438India 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
33Moa Imperial Stout    3.63316Imperial Stout
34Tuatara APA (Aotearoa Pale Ale)   3.6391American Pale Ale
35Yeastie Boys Pot Kettle Black   3.63228Porter
36Emerson’s APA   3.62124American Pale Ale
37Garage Project Sauvin Nouveau   3.6219Fruit Beer
38Renaissance Stonecutter Scotch Ale   3.61229Scotch Ale
39Yeastie Boys Digital IPA   3.61158India Pale Ale (IPA)
40Epic Comet IPA   3.6146India Pale Ale (IPA)
41Renaissance Marlborough Pale Ale (2012)   3.6060Imperial/Double IPA
42Three Boys Oyster Stout   3.6062Stout
43Renaissance Tribute Barley Wine (2011)   3.5935Barley Wine
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   3.59352Smoked
47Epic Mayhem   3.59182India Pale Ale (IPA)
488 Wired Black Wired Black IPA   3.5815Black IPA
49Yeastie Boys + Liberty Brewing Yakima Raven   3.5819Black IPA
50Tuatara X1 Belgian Black Ale   3.5710Barley Wine

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