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 4.0717Porter - Imperial
2Garage Project Mutiny on the Bounty 4.0512Stout - Imperial Flavored
3Garage Project Chocolate Beer 3.9810Stout - Flavored
48 Wired iStout 3.98704Stout - Imperial
58 Wired iStout Affogato 3.9632Stout - Imperial Flavored
68 Wired iStout Unchained 3.9426Stout - Imperial
7Liberty Citra Double IPA 3.9292IIPA - Imperial / Double IPA
8Epic Lupulingus 3.9170IIPA - Imperial / Double IPA
9Garage Project / Trillium Hāpi Sessions Vol. 1 - Aro Street  3.8918IPA - Hazy / NEIPA
10Epic Hop Zombie 3.89336IIPA - Imperial / Double IPA
11Panhead Black Sabbath 3.8735BarleyWine / WheatWine / RyeWine
12Tuatara XV 15th Anniversary Russian Imperial Stout 3.8623Stout - Imperial
13Liberty Prohibition Porter 3.868Porter - Imperial
148 Wired Lord of the Atlas 3.8658BarleyWine / WheatWine / RyeWine
15Garage Project Party and Bullshit 3.8633IPA - Hazy / NEIPA
168 Wired Gypsy Funk 3.8554Sour / Wild Beer
17Garage Project Unconditional Love Mix Tape IPA 3.8535IPA
18Tuatara Double Trouble 3.84159IIPA - Imperial / Double IPA
198 Wired HopWired IPA 3.84713IPA
20Garage Project Demus Favorem Amori (DFA) 3.84246IPA - Flavored
21Garage Project Cabbages and Kings 3.8464Stout - Imperial Flavored
22Kereru Imperial Nibs 3.8441Porter - Imperial Flavored
23Epic Magic Dust 3.8321IPA
24Garage Project Triple Day of the Dead 3.8233Flavored - Other
258 Wired Superconductor 3.82393IIPA - Imperial / Double IPA
26Canhead Hardtail Henry Oaked Stout 3.8136Stout - Imperial
278 Wired Bumaye 3.81187Stout - Imperial
28Garage Project Los Lobos 3.8143IIPA - Imperial / Double IPA
29Kereru Night Spirit 3.797Stout - Imperial
30Emerson's Bird Dog IPA 3.7840IPA
31Garage Project Pernicious Weed 3.78277IIPA - Imperial / Double IPA
32Liberty Yakima Scarlet 3.7755IPA - Red
33Liberty Yakima Monster 3.7778Pale Ale - American / APA
34Garage Project Carillon 3.778Sour - Flanders Red / Bruin
35Behemoth (Chur) Triple Chocolate Milk Stout 3.7618Stout - Flavored
36Garage Project Lupus the Wolf Man 3.7615IIPA - Imperial / Double IPA
37Garage Project Boss Level  3.7622IIPA - Imperial Hazy / NEIPA
38Garage Project Hellbender 3.7645BarleyWine / WheatWine / RyeWine
398 Wired Wild Feijoa Sour Ale (2016-18) 3.7621Sour / Wild Beer - Flavored
40Liberty Sauvin Bomb - Hop Atomic Pale Ale 3.7570Pale Ale - Australia / NZ
41Epic DDH Dust 3.7513IPA - Hazy / NEIPA
42Renaissance Elemental Porter 3.75310Porter
43Garage Project / Other Half Hāpi Sessions Vol. 3 - No Dreams Til Brooklyn 3.7510IIPA - Imperial Hazy / NEIPA
44Behemoth (Chur) Chocolate Fish Milk Stout Beer 3.7410Stout - Flavored
458 Wired Fresh HopWired 3.74201IPA
46Epic Armageddon IPA 3.74566IPA
47Canhead Johnny Octane Red IPA 3.7436IPA - Red
488 Wired Saison Sauvin 3.73450Saison / Farmhouse / Grisette
49Invercargill Sa!son 3.7332Saison / Farmhouse / Grisette
50Deep Creek Misty Miyagi 3.7325IPA - Hazy / NEIPA