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   3.96481Imperial Stout
2Liberty Citra Double IPA   3.9345Imperial/Double IPA
3Epic Hop Zombie   3.90233Imperial/Double IPA
48 Wired Batch 18 - Barrel Aged Imperial Stout   3.89191Imperial Stout
5Tuatara Double Trouble   3.8576Imperial/Double IPA
68 Wired HopWired IPA   3.81577India Pale Ale (IPA)
78 Wired Superconductor   3.79271Imperial/Double IPA
88 Wired / Renaissance / Nøgne Ø - Ø For Awesome Imperial Amber Ale   3.76155American Strong Ale
98 Wired Bumaye   3.76129Imperial Stout
108 Wired Fresh HopWired   3.75158India Pale Ale (IPA)
11Garage Project Pernicious Weed   3.7565Imperial/Double IPA
12Epic Armageddon IPA   3.75476India Pale Ale (IPA)
138 Wired Tall Poppy India Red Ale   3.73272American Strong Ale
148 Wired C4 Double Coffee Brown Ale   3.72161Brown Ale
15Renaissance Elemental Porter   3.72235Porter
16Garage Project Death From Above   3.7263India Pale Ale (IPA)
17Liberty Yakima Monster   3.7140American Pale Ale
18Pink Elephant Imperious Rushin Stowt   3.7126Imperial Stout
198 Wired Grand Cru 2011   3.7075Abt/Quadrupel
208 Wired Saison Sauvin   3.70350Saison
218 Wired Mighty Imperial Ale   3.69120American Strong Ale
22Liberty Yakima Scarlet   3.6836American Strong Ale
23Yeastie Boys + Liberty Brewing nevaRRaven   3.6630Black IPA
24Tuatara APA   3.6666American Pale Ale
25Garage Project Cockswain’s Courage Blended Porter   3.6622Imperial/Strong Porter
26Epic Pale Ale   3.65175American Pale Ale
27Liberty Sauvignon Bomb   3.6530India Pale Ale (IPA)
28Garage Project Sauvin Nouveau   3.6418Fruit Beer
29Emerson’s Bird Dog IPA   3.6418India Pale Ale (IPA)
30Epic Mosaic IPA   3.6438India Pale Ale (IPA)
31Mike’s India Pale Ale   3.6437Imperial/Double IPA
32Epic Epicurean Coffee & Fig Oatmeal Stout   3.6391Imperial Stout
33Invercargill Sa!son   3.6326Saison
34Moa Imperial Stout    3.63315Imperial Stout
35Yeastie Boys Pot Kettle Black   3.63228Porter
36Tuatara APA (Aotearoa Pale Ale)   3.6289American Pale Ale
37Yeastie Boys Digital IPA   3.62156India Pale Ale (IPA)
38Emerson’s APA   3.62124American Pale Ale
39Renaissance Stonecutter Scotch Ale   3.61229Scotch Ale
40Renaissance Marlborough Pale Ale (2012)   3.6060Imperial/Double IPA
41Epic Comet IPA   3.6045India Pale Ale (IPA)
42Three Boys Oyster Stout   3.6062Stout
43Renaissance Tribute Barley Wine (2011)   3.5935Barley Wine
44Croucher Patriot American Black Ale   3.5967Black IPA
45Renaissance / Liberty Enlightenment Series Brown Town India Brown Ale   3.5912American Strong Ale
468 Wired The Big Smoke   3.59351Smoked
47Epic Mayhem   3.59182India Pale Ale (IPA)
48Yeastie Boys + Liberty Brewing Yakima Raven   3.5819Black IPA
49Tuatara X1 Belgian Black Ale   3.5710Barley Wine
50BitterBitch   3.5755India Pale Ale (IPA)

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