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   3.97517Imperial Stout
2Epic Hop Zombie   3.90246Imperial/Double IPA
3Liberty Citra Double IPA   3.9055Imperial/Double IPA
48 Wired Batch 18 - Barrel Aged Imperial Stout   3.89195Imperial Stout
5Tuatara Double Trouble   3.8481Imperial/Double IPA
68 Wired HopWired IPA   3.82607India Pale Ale (IPA)
78 Wired Superconductor   3.80303Imperial/Double IPA
88 Wired / Renaissance / Nøgne Ø - Ø For Awesome Imperial Amber Ale   3.76157American Strong Ale
98 Wired Bumaye   3.76135Imperial Stout
108 Wired Fresh HopWired   3.75173India Pale Ale (IPA)
11Epic Armageddon IPA   3.75487India Pale Ale (IPA)
12Liberty Yakima Monster   3.7442American Pale Ale
13Renaissance Elemental Porter   3.74251Porter
148 Wired Black Wired Black IPA   3.7333Black IPA
158 Wired Tall Poppy India Red Ale   3.73294American Strong Ale
16Garage Project Death From Above   3.7396India Pale Ale (IPA)
178 Wired C4 Double Coffee Brown Ale   3.72175Brown Ale
188 Wired Grand Cru 2011   3.7283Abt/Quadrupel
19Garage Project Pernicious Weed   3.7182Imperial/Double IPA
20Pink Elephant Imperious Rushin Stowt   3.7126Imperial Stout
218 Wired Saison Sauvin   3.70361Saison
228 Wired Mighty Imperial Ale   3.68123American Strong Ale
23Liberty Sauvignon Bomb   3.6732India Pale Ale (IPA)
24Yeastie Boys + Liberty Brewing nevaRRaven   3.6630Black IPA
25Liberty Yakima Scarlet   3.6637American Strong Ale
26Garage Project Sauvin Nouveau   3.6626Fruit Beer/Radler
27Garage Project Cockswain’s Courage Blended Porter   3.6622Imperial/Strong Porter
28Tuatara APA   3.6569American Pale Ale
29Epic Pale Ale   3.65180American Pale Ale
30Epic Epicurean Coffee & Fig Oatmeal Stout   3.6597Imperial Stout
31Emerson’s Bird Dog IPA   3.6418India Pale Ale (IPA)
32Epic Mosaic IPA   3.6438India Pale Ale (IPA)
33Mike’s India Pale Ale   3.6437Imperial/Double IPA
34Moa Imperial Stout    3.63331Imperial Stout
35Invercargill Sa!son   3.6326Saison
36Emerson’s APA   3.62124American Pale Ale
37Yeastie Boys Pot Kettle Black   3.61237Porter
38Renaissance Stonecutter Scotch Ale   3.61234Scotch Ale
39Epic Comet IPA   3.6147India Pale Ale (IPA)
40Tuatara APA (Aotearoa Pale Ale)   3.61101American Pale Ale
418 Wired Chardonnay Barrel Aged Saeson   3.6143Saison
42Renaissance Marlborough Pale Ale (2012)   3.6060Imperial/Double IPA
43Yeastie Boys Digital IPA   3.60165India Pale Ale (IPA)
44Three Boys Oyster Stout   3.6063Stout
45Renaissance Tribute Barley Wine (2011)   3.5937Barley Wine
46Epic Lupulingus   3.5910Imperial/Double IPA
478 Wired The Big Smoke   3.59360Smoked
48Renaissance / Liberty Enlightenment Series Brown Town India Brown Ale   3.5912American Strong Ale
49Epic Mayhem   3.59182India Pale Ale (IPA)
50Croucher Patriot American Black Ale   3.5868Black IPA

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