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.

Include Retired

NAMESCORECOUNTSTYLE
18 Wired iStout 3.98635Imperial Stout
2Liberty Citra Double IPA 3.9581Imperial IPA
3Epic Lupulingus 3.9273Imperial IPA
4Tuatara XV 15th Anniversary Russian Imperial Stout 3.8913Imperial Stout
58 Wired Batch 2.18 Oak Aged Imperial Stout 3.8870Imperial Stout
6Epic Hop Zombie 3.88336Imperial IPA
7Kereru Imperial Nibs 3.8625Imperial Porter
88 Wired Gypsy Funk 3.8629Sour/Wild Ale
9Canhead Hardtail Henry Oaked Stout 3.8534Imperial Stout
10Panhead Black Sabbath 3.8433Barley Wine
118 Wired HopWired IPA 3.84709India Pale Ale (IPA)
12Tuatara Double Trouble 3.84153Imperial IPA
13Tuatara Tu-Rye-Ay Midnight Rye IPA 3.8341Black IPA
14Garage Project Mutiny on the Bounty 3.835Imperial Stout
158 Wired Le Fut Flanders Red Ale 3.8234Sour Red/Brown
16Garage Project Cabbages and Kings 3.8253Imperial Stout
178 Wired Superconductor 3.81376Imperial IPA
18Liberty Yakima Monster 3.8066American Pale Ale
198 Wired Black Wired Black IPA 3.8047Black IPA
20Epic / Fork & Brewer / Hallertau / Liberty Four Horsemen Of The Hopocalypse 3.7910Imperial IPA
21Garage Project Death From Above 3.79215India Pale Ale (IPA)
228 Wired Bumaye 3.79161Imperial Stout
23Garage Project Pernicious Weed 3.78235Imperial IPA
24Garage Project Cockswain’s Courage Blended Porter 3.7826Imperial Porter
25Liberty Yakima Scarlet 3.7754American Strong Ale
26Emerson’s Bird Dog IPA 3.7633India Pale Ale (IPA)
27Renaissance Elemental Porter 3.76302Porter
28Epic Armageddon IPA 3.75553India Pale Ale (IPA)
29Liberty Sauvin Bomb 3.7566India Pale Ale (IPA)
30Garage Project Party and Bullshit 3.7412India Pale Ale (IPA)
318 Wired Fresh HopWired 3.74204India Pale Ale (IPA)
328 Wired Tall Poppy India Red Ale 3.74366Amber Ale
33Canhead Johnny Octane Red IPA 3.7336Imperial IPA
348 Wired C4 Double Coffee Brown Ale 3.73240American Strong Ale
358 Wired Saison Sauvin 3.73442Saison
368 Wired Mighty Imperial Ale 3.72168American Strong Ale
37Invercargill Sa!son 3.7231Saison
38Epic Imperium 3.7264Imperial Stout
39Epic Epicurean Coffee & Fig Oatmeal Stout 3.72139Imperial Stout
40Epic Magic Dust 3.729India Pale Ale (IPA)
41Epic / Steam 10 Years 1000 Celebration Ale  3.7119Barley Wine
42Epic Apocalypse IPA 3.7131Black IPA
43Epic The Observer Timeless Ale 3.7112Old Ale
44Garage Project Garagista IPA 3.70101India Pale Ale (IPA)
45Epic Carolina 3.7028Amber Ale
46Garage Project Los Lobos 3.7032Imperial IPA
47Renaissance Grandmaster Fresh Hop MPA 3.7041Imperial IPA
48Panhead The Vandal NZ IPA 3.6935Imperial IPA
49Panhead Vindicator 3.6910American Strong Ale
50Epic Gods of War IPA 3.6910India Pale Ale (IPA)