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 Cockswain's Courage Double Barrelled Edition 4.0625Porter - Imperial
2Garage Project Mutiny on the Bounty 4.0414Stout - Imperial Flavored
38 Wired iStout 3.98724Stout - Imperial
4Garage Project / Trillium Hāpi Sessions Vol. 1 - Aro Street  3.9628IPA - Hazy / NEIPA
58 Wired iStout Unchained 3.9428Stout - Imperial
6Liberty Citra Double IPA 3.9297IIPA DIPA - Imperial / Double IPA
78 Wired iStout Affogato 3.9259Stout - Imperial Flavored
8Epic Lupulingus 3.9170IIPA DIPA - Imperial / Double IPA
9Liberty Prohibition Porter 3.8911Porter - Imperial
10Epic Hop Zombie 3.89342IIPA DIPA - Imperial / Double IPA
11Garage Project / Other Half Hāpi Sessions Vol. 3 - No Dreams Til Brooklyn 3.8913IIPA DIPA - Hazy / Double NEIPA
12Tuatara XV 15th Anniversary Russian Imperial Stout 3.8826Stout - Imperial
13Garage Project Party and Bullshit 3.8841IPA - Hazy / NEIPA
14Garage Project Unconditional Love Mix Tape IPA 3.8737IPA
15Panhead Black Sabbath 3.8735BarleyWine / WheatWine / RyeWine
168 Wired Lord of the Atlas 3.8763BarleyWine / WheatWine / RyeWine
178 Wired Gypsy Funk 3.8655Sour / Wild Beer
188 Wired Lokomotiv Merlot 3.8528Stout - Imperial
198 Wired HopWired IPA 3.84724IPA
20Tuatara Double Trouble 3.84159IIPA DIPA - Imperial / Double IPA
21Garage Project Demus Favorem Amori (DFA) 3.84253IPA - Flavored
22Garage Project Carillon 3.8310Sour - Flanders Red / Bruin
23Garage Project Cabbages and Kings 3.8368Stout - Imperial Flavored
24Epic Magic Dust 3.8322IPA
25Kereru Night Spirit 3.839Stout - Imperial
26Kereru Imperial Nibs 3.8344Porter - Imperial Flavored
27Garage Project Triple Day of the Dead 3.8237Flavored - Other
288 Wired Superconductor 3.82396IIPA DIPA - Imperial / Double IPA
29Canhead Hardtail Henry Oaked Stout 3.8136Stout - Imperial
308 Wired Bumaye 3.81187Stout - Imperial
318 Wired Wild Feijoa Sour Ale (2016+) 3.8026Sour / Wild Beer - Flavored
32Emerson's Bird Dog IPA 3.8046IPA
33Garage Project Lupus the Wolf Man 3.7916IIPA DIPA - Imperial / Double IPA
34Garage Project Pernicious Weed 3.79284IIPA DIPA - Imperial / Double IPA
35Garage Project Boss Level  3.7825IIPA DIPA - Hazy / Double NEIPA
36Garage Project Los Lobos 3.7843IIPA DIPA - Imperial / Double IPA
37Garage Project Super Fresh Vol. 2 3.789IIPA DIPA - Hazy / Double NEIPA
38Liberty Yakima Monster 3.7778Pale Ale - American / APA
398 Wired Snakecharmer 3.7721Sour / Wild Beer - Flavored
40Garage Project Dark Arts 3.7612Bock - Doppelbock
41Cassels & Sons Double Cream Milk Stout 3.7625Stout - Imperial
42Liberty Yakima Scarlet 3.7656IPA - Red
43Garage Project Hellbender 3.7648BarleyWine / WheatWine / RyeWine
44Garage Project The End of the Golden Weather 3.767Sour / Wild Beer - Flavored
45Liberty Sauvin Bomb - Hop Atomic Pale Ale 3.7671Pale Ale - Australia / NZ
46Renaissance Elemental Porter 3.75312Porter
478 Wired Fresh HopWired 3.75202IPA
48Behemoth (Chur) Chocolate Fish Milk Stout Beer 3.7410Stout - Flavored
49Canhead Johnny Octane Red IPA 3.7436IPA - Red
50Epic Armageddon IPA 3.73576IPA