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   3.98545Imperial Stout
2Epic Hop Zombie   3.92280Imperial/Double IPA
3Liberty Citra Double IPA   3.9061Imperial/Double IPA
48 Wired Batch 18 - Barrel Aged Imperial Stout   3.89195Imperial Stout
5Epic Lupulingus   3.8636Imperial/Double IPA
6Tuatara Double Trouble   3.8493Imperial/Double IPA
78 Wired HopWired IPA   3.83640India Pale Ale (IPA)
8Liberty Yakima Monster   3.8249American Pale Ale
98 Wired Superconductor   3.81322Imperial/Double IPA
10Liberty Sauvignon Bomb   3.7835India Pale Ale (IPA)
118 Wired Bumaye   3.77150Imperial Stout
128 Wired / Renaissance / Nøgne Ø - Ø For Awesome Imperial Amber Ale   3.76157American Strong Ale
13Garage Project Pernicious Weed   3.76112Imperial/Double IPA
14Epic Armageddon IPA   3.75509India Pale Ale (IPA)
158 Wired Fresh HopWired   3.75175India Pale Ale (IPA)
16Renaissance Elemental Porter   3.75255Porter
178 Wired Tall Poppy India Red Ale   3.73305American Strong Ale
18Garage Project Death From Above   3.73116India Pale Ale (IPA)
198 Wired Saison Sauvin   3.72377Saison
208 Wired Black Wired Black IPA   3.7237Black IPA
218 Wired C4 Double Coffee Brown Ale   3.72192Brown Ale
228 Wired Grand Cru 2011   3.7185Abt/Quadrupel
23Pink Elephant Imperious Rushin Stowt   3.7126Imperial Stout
24Renaissance Grandmaster Fresh Hop MPA   3.7118Imperial/Double IPA
25Epic Carolina   3.7125Amber Ale
26Yeastie Boys The Last Dictator   3.6829Imperial/Strong Porter
278 Wired Mighty Imperial Ale   3.68141American Strong Ale
28Panhead Black Sabbath   3.6820Barley Wine
29Emerson’s Bird Dog IPA   3.6721India Pale Ale (IPA)
30Liberty Yakima Scarlet   3.6737American Strong Ale
31Epic Epicurean Coffee & Fig Oatmeal Stout   3.67105Imperial Stout
32Epic Pale Ale   3.67199American Pale Ale
33Yeastie Boys + Liberty Brewing nevaRRaven   3.6631Black IPA
348 Wired Chardonnay Barrel Aged Saeson   3.6658Saison
35Garage Project Angry Peaches   3.6645American Pale Ale
36Garage Project Sauvin Nouveau   3.6539Fruit Beer/Radler
37Garage Project Cockswain’s Courage Blended Porter   3.6523Imperial/Strong Porter
38Tuatara APA   3.6581American Pale Ale
39Three Boys Oyster Stout   3.6471Stout
40Epic Mosaic IPA   3.6438India Pale Ale (IPA)
41Mike’s India Pale Ale   3.6437Imperial/Double IPA
42Moa Imperial Stout    3.63348Imperial Stout
43Invercargill Sa!son   3.6328Saison
44Tuatara APA (Aotearoa Pale Ale)   3.63123American Pale Ale
45ParrotDog BitterBitch   3.6264India Pale Ale (IPA)
46Renaissance Stonecutter Scotch Ale   3.62246Scotch Ale
47Emerson’s APA   3.62124American Pale Ale
48Yeastie Boys Pot Kettle Black   3.62264Porter
49Renaissance Marlborough Pale Ale (2012)   3.6161Imperial/Double IPA
50Renaissance Abundance Baltic Cherry Porter   3.6124Baltic Porter

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