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 4.0610Stout - Imperial
28 Wired iStout 3.98693Stout - Imperial
38 Wired iStout Unchained 3.9424Stout - Imperial
4Liberty Citra Double IPA 3.9288IPA - Imperial / Double
5Epic Lupulingus 3.9170IPA - Imperial / Double
6Garage Project Chocolate Beer 3.919Stout - Sweet
7Garage Project Cockswain's Courage Double Barrelled Edition 3.9011Porter - Imperial / Double
8Tuatara XV 15th Anniversary Russian Imperial Stout 3.8922Stout - Imperial
98 Wired Lord of the Atlas 3.8950Barley Wine / Wheat Wine
10Epic Hop Zombie 3.88333IPA - Imperial / Double
118 Wired iStout Affogato 3.8715Stout - Imperial
12Panhead Black Sabbath 3.8534Barley Wine / Wheat Wine
138 Wired Gypsy Funk 3.8553Sour / Wild Ale
14Canhead Hardtail Henry Oaked Stout 3.8532Stout - Imperial
15Tuatara Double Trouble 3.84159IPA - Imperial / Double
168 Wired HopWired IPA 3.84708IPA
17Garage Project Cabbages and Kings 3.8461Stout - Imperial
18Garage Project Unconditional Love Mix Tape IPA 3.8329IPA
19Epic Magic Dust 3.8321IPA
20Kereru Imperial Nibs 3.8236Porter - Imperial / Double
21Garage Project Demus Favorem Amori (DFA) 3.82232IPA
228 Wired Superconductor 3.82391IPA - Imperial / Double
23Tuatara Tu-Rye-Ay Midnight Rye IPA 3.8243IPA - Black / Dark
248 Wired Bumaye 3.81182Stout - Imperial
25Liberty Prohibition Porter 3.796Porter - Imperial / Double
26Garage Project Triple Day of the Dead 3.7829Spice / Herb / Vegetable
278 Wired Wild Feijoa Sour Ale (2016-2017) 3.7818Sour / Wild Ale
28Garage Project Pernicious Weed 3.78264IPA - Imperial / Double
29Liberty Yakima Scarlet 3.7754American Strong Ale
30Liberty Yakima Monster 3.7776Pale Ale - American
31Garage Project Lupus the Wolf Man 3.7615IPA - Imperial / Double
32Garage Project Party and Bullshit 3.7626IPA - Hazy / New England
33Garage Project Los Lobos 3.7637IPA - Imperial / Double
34Renaissance Elemental Porter 3.76308Porter
35Liberty Sauvin Bomb 3.7570IPA
36Epic DDH Dust 3.7513IPA - Hazy / New England
37Emerson's Bird Dog IPA 3.7539IPA
388 Wired Fresh HopWired 3.74201IPA
39Epic Armageddon IPA 3.74560IPA
40Garage Project Boss Level  3.7419IPA - Imperial / Double
41Canhead Johnny Octane Red IPA 3.7436IPA - Imperial / Double
428 Wired Saison Sauvin 3.73450Saison
43Invercargill Sa!son 3.7332Saison
44Epic Imperium 3.7368Stout - Imperial
458 Wired Tall Poppy India Red Ale 3.72381Amber Ale
46Epic Epicurean Coffee & Fig Oatmeal Stout 3.72141Stout - Imperial
47Garage Project Hellbender 3.7142Barley Wine / Wheat Wine
48Epic The Observer Timeless Ale 3.7112Old Ale
49Garage Project Garagista IPA 3.71118IPA
50Behemoth (Chur) Triple Chocolate Milk Stout 3.7117Stout - Sweet