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   3.98544Imperial Stout
2Epic Hop Zombie   3.92278Imperial/Double IPA
3Liberty Citra Double IPA   3.9061Imperial/Double IPA
48 Wired Batch 18 - Barrel Aged Imperial Stout   3.89195Imperial Stout
5Tuatara Double Trouble   3.8493Imperial/Double IPA
68 Wired HopWired IPA   3.83640India Pale Ale (IPA)
7Liberty Yakima Monster   3.8249American Pale Ale
88 Wired Superconductor   3.81322Imperial/Double IPA
9Liberty Sauvignon Bomb   3.7835India Pale Ale (IPA)
108 Wired Bumaye   3.77150Imperial Stout
11Epic Lupulingus   3.7735Imperial/Double IPA
128 Wired / Renaissance / Nøgne Ø - Ø For Awesome Imperial Amber Ale   3.76157American Strong Ale
13Garage Project Pernicious Weed   3.76108Imperial/Double IPA
14Epic Armageddon IPA   3.75509India Pale Ale (IPA)
158 Wired Fresh HopWired   3.75175India Pale Ale (IPA)
16Renaissance Elemental Porter   3.75255Porter
178 Wired Tall Poppy India Red Ale   3.73305American Strong Ale
18Garage Project Death From Above   3.73116India Pale Ale (IPA)
198 Wired Saison Sauvin   3.72377Saison
208 Wired Black Wired Black IPA   3.7237Black IPA
218 Wired C4 Double Coffee Brown Ale   3.72192Brown Ale
228 Wired Grand Cru 2011   3.7185Abt/Quadrupel
23Pink Elephant Imperious Rushin Stowt   3.7126Imperial Stout
24Epic Carolina   3.7125Amber Ale
25Yeastie Boys The Last Dictator   3.6829Imperial/Strong Porter
268 Wired Mighty Imperial Ale   3.68141American Strong Ale
27Panhead Black Sabbath   3.6820Barley Wine
28Renaissance Grandmaster Fresh Hop MPA   3.6717Imperial/Double IPA
29Emerson’s Bird Dog IPA   3.6721India Pale Ale (IPA)
30Liberty Yakima Scarlet   3.6737American Strong Ale
31Epic Epicurean Coffee & Fig Oatmeal Stout   3.67105Imperial Stout
32Epic Pale Ale   3.67199American Pale Ale
33Yeastie Boys + Liberty Brewing nevaRRaven   3.6631Black IPA
34Garage Project Angry Peaches   3.6644American Pale Ale
35Garage Project Sauvin Nouveau   3.6539Fruit Beer/Radler
36Garage Project Cockswain’s Courage Blended Porter   3.6523Imperial/Strong Porter
37Tuatara APA   3.6581American Pale Ale
38Three Boys Oyster Stout   3.6471Stout
39Epic Mosaic IPA   3.6438India Pale Ale (IPA)
40Mike’s India Pale Ale   3.6437Imperial/Double IPA
41Moa Imperial Stout    3.63348Imperial Stout
42Invercargill Sa!son   3.6328Saison
43Tuatara APA (Aotearoa Pale Ale)   3.63123American Pale Ale
44Yeastie Boys Pot Kettle Black   3.62262Porter
45Emerson’s APA   3.62124American Pale Ale
468 Wired Chardonnay Barrel Aged Saeson   3.6157Saison
47Renaissance Marlborough Pale Ale (2012)   3.6161Imperial/Double IPA
48Renaissance Abundance Baltic Cherry Porter   3.6124Baltic Porter
49Renaissance Stonecutter Scotch Ale   3.61245Scotch Ale
50Epic Comet IPA   3.6147India Pale Ale (IPA)

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