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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NameAvg#Style
1Garage Project Mutiny on the Bounty 4.0512Stout - Imperial Flavored
2Garage Project Chocolate Beer 3.9810Stout - Flavored
38 Wired iStout 3.98696Stout - Imperial
4Garage Project Cockswain's Courage Double Barrelled Edition 3.9712Porter - Imperial
58 Wired iStout Unchained 3.9424Stout - Imperial
6Liberty Citra Double IPA 3.9288IPA - Imperial/Double/IIPA/DIPA
7Epic Lupulingus 3.9170IPA - Imperial/Double/IIPA/DIPA
8Tuatara XV 15th Anniversary Russian Imperial Stout 3.8922Stout - Imperial
98 Wired Lord of the Atlas 3.8950Barley Wine/Wheat Wine
10Epic Hop Zombie 3.89335IPA - Imperial/Double/IIPA/DIPA
118 Wired iStout Affogato 3.8816Stout - Imperial Flavored
12Garage Project Unconditional Love Mix Tape IPA 3.8831IPA
13Panhead Black Sabbath 3.8534Barley Wine/Wheat Wine
14Garage Project Cabbages and Kings 3.8562Stout - Imperial Flavored
158 Wired Gypsy Funk 3.8553Sour/Wild Beer
16Canhead Hardtail Henry Oaked Stout 3.8532Stout - Imperial
17Tuatara Double Trouble 3.84159IPA - Imperial/Double/IIPA/DIPA
188 Wired HopWired IPA 3.84712IPA
19Epic Magic Dust 3.8321IPA
20Garage Project Demus Favorem Amori (DFA) 3.83236IPA - Flavored
21Kereru Imperial Nibs 3.8236Porter - Imperial Flavored
22Tuatara Tu-Rye-Ay Midnight Rye IPA 3.8243IPA - Black/Brown/Cascadian Dark
238 Wired Superconductor 3.82392IPA - Imperial/Double/IIPA/DIPA
24Garage Project Party and Bullshit 3.8128IPA - Hazy/New England (NEIPA)
258 Wired Bumaye 3.81182Stout - Imperial
26Garage Project Triple Day of the Dead 3.8031Flavored - Other
27Liberty Prohibition Porter 3.796Porter - Imperial
28Garage Project Pernicious Weed 3.79269IPA - Imperial/Double/IIPA/DIPA
29Emerson's Bird Dog IPA 3.7840IPA
308 Wired Wild Feijoa Sour Ale (2016-2017) 3.7818Sour/Wild Beer - Flavored
31Liberty Yakima Scarlet 3.7754IPA - Red
32Liberty Yakima Monster 3.7776Pale Ale - American (APA)
33Behemoth (Chur) Triple Chocolate Milk Stout 3.7618Stout - Flavored
34Garage Project Lupus the Wolf Man 3.7615IPA - Imperial/Double/IIPA/DIPA
35Garage Project Los Lobos 3.7638IPA - Imperial/Double/IIPA/DIPA
36Renaissance Elemental Porter 3.76308Porter
37Liberty Sauvin Bomb 3.7570IPA
38Epic DDH Dust 3.7513IPA - Hazy/New England (NEIPA)
39Epic Armageddon IPA 3.74562IPA
408 Wired Fresh HopWired 3.74201IPA
41Deep Creek Misty Miyagi 3.7414IPA - Hazy/New England (NEIPA)
42Garage Project Hellbender 3.7443Barley Wine/Wheat Wine
43Garage Project Boss Level  3.7419IPA - Imperial Hazy/NEIPA
44Canhead Johnny Octane Red IPA 3.7436IPA - Red
458 Wired Saison Sauvin 3.73450Saison/Grisette/Farmhouse Ale
46Invercargill Sa!son 3.7332Saison/Grisette/Farmhouse Ale
47Garage Project / Craftwerk / Bitburger Verbotene Fruchte 3.7326Flavored - Other
48Epic Epicurean Coffee & Fig Oatmeal Stout 3.73142Stout - Imperial Flavored
49Epic Imperium 3.7368Stout - Imperial
508 Wired Tall Poppy India Red Ale 3.72386IPA - Red