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   3.97531Imperial Stout
2Epic Hop Zombie   3.90250Imperial/Double IPA
3Liberty Citra Double IPA   3.9056Imperial/Double IPA
48 Wired Batch 18 - Barrel Aged Imperial Stout   3.89195Imperial Stout
5Tuatara Double Trouble   3.8384Imperial/Double IPA
68 Wired HopWired IPA   3.82623India Pale Ale (IPA)
78 Wired Superconductor   3.81314Imperial/Double IPA
88 Wired / Renaissance / Nøgne Ø - Ø For Awesome Imperial Amber Ale   3.76157American Strong Ale
98 Wired Bumaye   3.76141Imperial Stout
10Liberty Yakima Monster   3.7647American Pale Ale
118 Wired Fresh HopWired   3.75174India Pale Ale (IPA)
12Epic Armageddon IPA   3.75499India Pale Ale (IPA)
13Garage Project Death From Above   3.74103India Pale Ale (IPA)
14Epic Lupulingus   3.7427Imperial/Double IPA
158 Wired Black Wired Black IPA   3.7435Black IPA
16Renaissance Elemental Porter   3.73255Porter
178 Wired Tall Poppy India Red Ale   3.73302American Strong Ale
18Garage Project Pernicious Weed   3.7288Imperial/Double IPA
198 Wired Grand Cru 2011   3.7184Abt/Quadrupel
208 Wired C4 Double Coffee Brown Ale   3.71185Brown Ale
21Pink Elephant Imperious Rushin Stowt   3.7126Imperial Stout
228 Wired Saison Sauvin   3.71372Saison
238 Wired Mighty Imperial Ale   3.68135American Strong Ale
24Liberty Sauvignon Bomb   3.6833India Pale Ale (IPA)
25Yeastie Boys + Liberty Brewing nevaRRaven   3.6630Black IPA
26Liberty Yakima Scarlet   3.6637American Strong Ale
27Epic Epicurean Coffee & Fig Oatmeal Stout   3.6698Imperial Stout
28Epic Pale Ale   3.66183American Pale Ale
29Emerson’s Bird Dog IPA   3.6520India Pale Ale (IPA)
30Garage Project Cockswain’s Courage Blended Porter   3.6523Imperial/Strong Porter
31Tuatara APA   3.6572American Pale Ale
32Garage Project Sauvin Nouveau   3.6537Fruit Beer/Radler
33Panhead Black Sabbath   3.6418Barley Wine
34Epic Mosaic IPA   3.6438India Pale Ale (IPA)
35Mike’s India Pale Ale   3.6437Imperial/Double IPA
36Invercargill Sa!son   3.6326Saison
37Moa Imperial Stout    3.63339Imperial Stout
38Three Boys Oyster Stout   3.6267Stout
39Emerson’s APA   3.62124American Pale Ale
408 Wired Chardonnay Barrel Aged Saeson   3.6148Saison
41Renaissance Stonecutter Scotch Ale   3.61236Scotch Ale
42Tuatara APA (Aotearoa Pale Ale)   3.61107American Pale Ale
43Renaissance Marlborough Pale Ale (2012)   3.6161Imperial/Double IPA
44Epic Comet IPA   3.6147India Pale Ale (IPA)
45Yeastie Boys Pot Kettle Black   3.61247Porter
46Renaissance Tribute Barley Wine (2011)   3.5937Barley Wine
47Renaissance / Liberty Enlightenment Series Brown Town India Brown Ale   3.5912American Strong Ale
488 Wired The Big Smoke   3.59367Smoked
49Epic Mayhem   3.58182India Pale Ale (IPA)
50Yeastie Boys Digital IPA (pre-2015, 7% version)   3.58171India Pale Ale (IPA)

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