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   3.98551Imperial Stout
2Liberty Citra Double IPA   3.9662Imperial IPA
3Epic Hop Zombie   3.92282Imperial IPA
48 Wired Batch 18 - Barrel Aged Imperial Stout   3.89195Imperial Stout
5Epic Lupulingus   3.8840Imperial IPA
6Tuatara Double Trouble   3.8895Imperial IPA
78 Wired HopWired IPA   3.83643India Pale Ale (IPA)
8Liberty Yakima Monster   3.8249American Pale Ale
98 Wired Superconductor   3.82323Imperial IPA
108 Wired Bumaye   3.79151Imperial Stout
11Liberty Sauvignon Bomb   3.7936India Pale Ale (IPA)
128 Wired Black Wired Black IPA   3.7840Black IPA
13Garage Project Pernicious Weed   3.78130Imperial IPA
148 Wired / Renaissance / Nøgne Ø - Ø For Awesome Imperial Amber Ale   3.76157American Strong Ale
158 Wired Fresh HopWired   3.76186India Pale Ale (IPA)
16Garage Project Death From Above   3.76117India Pale Ale (IPA)
17Epic Armageddon IPA   3.75509India Pale Ale (IPA)
188 Wired Grand Cru 2011   3.7586Abt/Quadrupel
19Renaissance Elemental Porter   3.75257Porter
20Epic Carolina   3.7427Amber Ale
218 Wired Tall Poppy India Red Ale   3.74308American Strong Ale
228 Wired C4 Double Coffee Brown Ale   3.73194Brown Ale
238 Wired Saison Sauvin   3.72378Saison
24Pink Elephant Imperious Rushin Stowt   3.7126Imperial Stout
25Renaissance Grandmaster Fresh Hop MPA   3.7118Imperial IPA
26Panhead Vindicator   3.718American Strong Ale
278 Wired Mighty Imperial Ale   3.70144American Strong Ale
28Garage Project Day Of The Dead   3.7029Spice/Herb/Vegetable
29Yeastie Boys The Last Dictator   3.6829Imperial Porter
30Three Boys Oyster Stout   3.6872Stout
31Panhead Black Sabbath   3.6820Barley Wine
32Tuatara APA   3.6882American Pale Ale
33Epic Pale Ale   3.68202American Pale Ale
34Emerson’s Bird Dog IPA   3.6721India Pale Ale (IPA)
35Liberty Yakima Scarlet   3.6737American Strong Ale
36Epic Epicurean Coffee & Fig Oatmeal Stout   3.67105Imperial Stout
37Yeastie Boys + Liberty Brewing nevaRRaven   3.6631Black IPA
38Garage Project Sauvin Nouveau   3.6539Fruit Beer/Radler
39Garage Project Cockswain’s Courage Blended Porter   3.6523Imperial Porter
408 Wired Chardonnay Barrel Aged Saeson   3.6559Saison
41Garage Project Angry Peaches   3.6548American Pale Ale
428 Wired Barrel Aged Smoked Imperial Porter (2011)   3.6419Imperial Porter
43Bach Brewing Kingtide Pacific IPA   3.6410India Pale Ale (IPA)
44Liberty Knife Party IPA   3.6421Imperial IPA
45Epic Mosaic IPA   3.6438India Pale Ale (IPA)
46Mike’s India Pale Ale   3.6437Imperial IPA
47Invercargill Sa!son   3.6328Saison
48Epic Imperium   3.6331Imperial Stout
49Moa Imperial Stout    3.63353Imperial Stout
50Tuatara APA (Aotearoa Pale Ale)   3.63126American Pale Ale

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