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.

Include Retired

18 Wired iStout 3.98579Imperial Stout
2Liberty Citra Double IPA 3.9564Imperial IPA
3Epic Hop Zombie 3.92291Imperial IPA
4Epic Lupulingus 3.9256Imperial IPA
5Tuatara Double Trouble 3.86118Imperial IPA
68 Wired HopWired IPA 3.84663India Pale Ale (IPA)
7Liberty Yakima Monster 3.8351American Pale Ale
88 Wired Superconductor 3.82337Imperial IPA
9Emerson’s Bird Dog IPA 3.8022India Pale Ale (IPA)
108 Wired Black Wired Black IPA 3.7942Black IPA
118 Wired Bumaye 3.79159Imperial Stout
12Liberty Sauvignon Bomb 3.7937India Pale Ale (IPA)
13Garage Project Pernicious Weed 3.77159Imperial IPA
148 Wired Barrel Aged Smoked Imperial Porter (2011) 3.7726Imperial Porter
158 Wired Fresh HopWired 3.76195India Pale Ale (IPA)
16Garage Project Death From Above 3.76142India Pale Ale (IPA)
178 Wired Grand Cru 2011 3.7589Abt/Quadrupel
18Renaissance Elemental Porter 3.75269Porter
19Liberty Yakima Scarlet 3.7540American Strong Ale
20Epic Armageddon IPA 3.75524India Pale Ale (IPA)
21Four Horsemen Of The Hopocalypse 3.758Imperial IPA
22Epic Carolina 3.7528Amber Ale
238 Wired Tall Poppy India Red Ale 3.74317Amber Ale
24Renaissance Grandmaster Fresh Hop MPA 3.7425Imperial IPA
25Invercargill Sa!son 3.7330Saison
268 Wired C4 Double Coffee Brown Ale 3.73216Brown Ale
278 Wired Saison Sauvin 3.73393Saison
288 Wired Mighty Imperial Ale 3.71155American Strong Ale
29Yeastie Boys The Last Dictator 3.7133Imperial Porter
30Tuatara Sauvinova 3.7139India Pale Ale (IPA)
31Bach Brewing Kingtide Pacific IPA 3.7113India Pale Ale (IPA)
32Epic Epicurean Coffee & Fig Oatmeal Stout 3.70108Imperial Stout
33Garage Project Sauvin Nouveau 3.7077Fruit Beer
34Epic Apocalypse IPA 3.7026Black IPA
35Panhead Vindicator 3.6910American Strong Ale
36Garage Project Day Of The Dead 3.6931Spice/Herb/Vegetable
37Garage Project Garagista IPA 3.6931India Pale Ale (IPA)
38Epic Pale Ale 3.68208American Pale Ale
39Three Boys Oyster Stout 3.6880Stout
40Panhead Black Sabbath 3.6820Barley Wine
41Garage Project Angry Peaches 3.6757American Pale Ale
42Epic Imperium 3.6746Imperial Stout
43Canhead Johnny Octane Red IPA 3.6611India Pale Ale (IPA)
448 Wired Flat White Coffee Milk Stout 3.6634Sweet Stout
45Emerson’s Southern Clam Stout 3.6628Stout
46Renaissance Abundance Baltic Cherry Porter 3.6531Baltic Porter
478 Wired Chardonnay Barrel Aged Saeson 3.6570Saison
48Garage Project Cockswain’s Courage Blended Porter 3.6523Imperial Porter
49Liberty Knife Party IPA 3.6524India Pale Ale (IPA)
50Garage Project Bossa Nova Baby  3.6514India Pale Ale (IPA)