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   3.97502Imperial Stout
2Liberty Citra Double IPA   3.9249Imperial/Double IPA
3Epic Hop Zombie   3.90236Imperial/Double IPA
48 Wired Batch 18 - Barrel Aged Imperial Stout   3.89192Imperial Stout
5Tuatara Double Trouble   3.8579Imperial/Double IPA
68 Wired HopWired IPA   3.82589India Pale Ale (IPA)
78 Wired Superconductor   3.79291Imperial/Double IPA
88 Wired / Renaissance / Nøgne Ø - Ø For Awesome Imperial Amber Ale   3.76155American Strong Ale
98 Wired Bumaye   3.76132Imperial Stout
108 Wired Fresh HopWired   3.75170India Pale Ale (IPA)
11Epic Armageddon IPA   3.74482India Pale Ale (IPA)
12Garage Project Pernicious Weed   3.7377Imperial/Double IPA
13Garage Project Death From Above   3.7387India Pale Ale (IPA)
148 Wired Tall Poppy India Red Ale   3.73281American Strong Ale
15Liberty Yakima Monster   3.7341American Pale Ale
16Renaissance Elemental Porter   3.72239Porter
178 Wired C4 Double Coffee Brown Ale   3.72168Brown Ale
18Pink Elephant Imperious Rushin Stowt   3.7126Imperial Stout
198 Wired Grand Cru 2011   3.7180Abt/Quadrupel
208 Wired Saison Sauvin   3.70355Saison
218 Wired Black Wired Black IPA   3.6926Black IPA
228 Wired Mighty Imperial Ale   3.69120American Strong Ale
23Yeastie Boys + Liberty Brewing nevaRRaven   3.6630Black IPA
24Liberty Yakima Scarlet   3.6637American Strong Ale
25Liberty Sauvignon Bomb   3.6631India Pale Ale (IPA)
26Garage Project Cockswain’s Courage Blended Porter   3.6622Imperial/Strong Porter
27Epic Pale Ale   3.66177American Pale Ale
28Tuatara APA   3.6568American Pale Ale
29Epic Epicurean Coffee & Fig Oatmeal Stout   3.6493Imperial Stout
30Emerson’s Bird Dog IPA   3.6418India Pale Ale (IPA)
31Garage Project Sauvin Nouveau   3.6420Fruit Beer
32Epic Mosaic IPA   3.6438India Pale Ale (IPA)
33Mike’s India Pale Ale   3.6437Imperial/Double IPA
34Invercargill Sa!son   3.6326Saison
35Moa Imperial Stout    3.63322Imperial Stout
36Yeastie Boys Pot Kettle Black   3.62230Porter
37Tuatara APA (Aotearoa Pale Ale)   3.6294American Pale Ale
38Emerson’s APA   3.62124American Pale Ale
39Renaissance Stonecutter Scotch Ale   3.61229Scotch Ale
408 Wired Chardonnay Barrel Aged Saeson   3.6132Saison
41Epic Comet IPA   3.6146India Pale Ale (IPA)
42Yeastie Boys Digital IPA   3.61161India Pale Ale (IPA)
43Renaissance Marlborough Pale Ale (2012)   3.6060Imperial/Double IPA
44Three Boys Oyster Stout   3.6062Stout
45Renaissance Tribute Barley Wine (2011)   3.5935Barley Wine
46Croucher Patriot American Black Ale   3.5967Black IPA
478 Wired The Big Smoke   3.59353Smoked
48Renaissance / Liberty Enlightenment Series Brown Town India Brown Ale   3.5912American Strong Ale
49Epic Mayhem   3.59182India Pale Ale (IPA)
50Yeastie Boys + Liberty Brewing Yakima Raven   3.5819Black IPA

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