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   3.97536Imperial Stout
2Epic Hop Zombie   3.91263Imperial/Double IPA
3Liberty Citra Double IPA   3.9059Imperial/Double IPA
48 Wired Batch 18 - Barrel Aged Imperial Stout   3.89195Imperial Stout
5Tuatara Double Trouble   3.8491Imperial/Double IPA
68 Wired HopWired IPA   3.82630India Pale Ale (IPA)
78 Wired Superconductor   3.81317Imperial/Double IPA
88 Wired / Renaissance / Nøgne Ø - Ø For Awesome Imperial Amber Ale   3.76157American Strong Ale
98 Wired Bumaye   3.76143Imperial Stout
10Liberty Yakima Monster   3.7648American Pale Ale
118 Wired Fresh HopWired   3.75175India Pale Ale (IPA)
12Epic Armageddon IPA   3.75503India Pale Ale (IPA)
13Epic Lupulingus   3.7530Imperial/Double IPA
14Renaissance Elemental Porter   3.73255Porter
15Garage Project Death From Above   3.73107India Pale Ale (IPA)
168 Wired Tall Poppy India Red Ale   3.73302American Strong Ale
17Garage Project Pernicious Weed   3.7291Imperial/Double IPA
188 Wired Black Wired Black IPA   3.7236Black IPA
198 Wired C4 Double Coffee Brown Ale   3.72189Brown Ale
208 Wired Grand Cru 2011   3.7184Abt/Quadrupel
218 Wired Saison Sauvin   3.71375Saison
22Pink Elephant Imperious Rushin Stowt   3.7126Imperial Stout
23Liberty Sauvignon Bomb   3.7034India Pale Ale (IPA)
248 Wired Mighty Imperial Ale   3.69139American Strong Ale
25Epic Epicurean Coffee & Fig Oatmeal Stout   3.67103Imperial Stout
26Yeastie Boys + Liberty Brewing nevaRRaven   3.6630Black IPA
27Liberty Yakima Scarlet   3.6637American Strong Ale
28Epic Pale Ale   3.66187American Pale Ale
29Tuatara APA   3.6579American Pale Ale
30Emerson’s Bird Dog IPA   3.6520India Pale Ale (IPA)
31Panhead Black Sabbath   3.6519Barley Wine
32Garage Project Cockswain’s Courage Blended Porter   3.6523Imperial/Strong Porter
33Garage Project Sauvin Nouveau   3.6537Fruit Beer/Radler
34Three Boys Oyster Stout   3.6470Stout
35Epic Mosaic IPA   3.6438India Pale Ale (IPA)
36Mike’s India Pale Ale   3.6437Imperial/Double IPA
37Invercargill Sa!son   3.6327Saison
38Moa Imperial Stout    3.62341Imperial Stout
39Emerson’s APA   3.62124American Pale Ale
40Renaissance Marlborough Pale Ale (2012)   3.6161Imperial/Double IPA
41Epic Comet IPA   3.6147India Pale Ale (IPA)
428 Wired Chardonnay Barrel Aged Saeson   3.6155Saison
43Renaissance Stonecutter Scotch Ale   3.61240Scotch Ale
44Garage Project Angry Peaches   3.6041American Pale Ale
45Yeastie Boys Pot Kettle Black   3.60254Porter
46Tuatara APA (Aotearoa Pale Ale)   3.60118American Pale Ale
47Renaissance Tribute Barley Wine (2011)   3.5937Barley Wine
48Epic Carolina   3.5916Amber Ale
498 Wired The Big Smoke   3.59372Smoked
50Renaissance / Liberty Enlightenment Series Brown Town India Brown Ale   3.5912American Strong Ale

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