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

NameAvg#Style
18 Wired iStout 3.98673Imperial Stout
28 Wired iStout Unchained 3.9815Imperial Stout
3Liberty Citra Double IPA 3.9285Imperial IPA
4Epic Lupulingus 3.9170Imperial IPA
5Tuatara XV 15th Anniversary Russian Imperial Stout 3.8922Imperial Stout
6Epic Hop Zombie 3.89326Imperial IPA
78 Wired Lord of the Atlas 3.8742Barley Wine
8Panhead Black Sabbath 3.8534Barley Wine
9Canhead Hardtail Henry Oaked Stout 3.8532Imperial Stout
10Tuatara Double Trouble 3.84159Imperial IPA
118 Wired HopWired IPA 3.84702India Pale Ale (IPA)
12Garage Project Cabbages and Kings 3.8458Imperial Stout
138 Wired Gypsy Funk 3.8346Sour/Wild Ale
14Kereru Imperial Nibs 3.8334Imperial Porter
15Epic Magic Dust 3.8321India Pale Ale (IPA)
16Tuatara Tu-Rye-Ay Midnight Rye IPA 3.8243Black IPA
178 Wired Superconductor 3.82381Imperial IPA
18Garage Project Death From Above 3.81221India Pale Ale (IPA)
19Garage Project Cockswain's Courage Double Barrelled Edition 3.808Imperial Porter
208 Wired Bumaye 3.80178Imperial Stout
21Garage Project Pernicious Weed 3.78249Imperial IPA
22Liberty Yakima Scarlet 3.7853American Strong Ale
23Garage Project Unconditional Love Mix Tape IPA 3.7812India Pale Ale (IPA)
248 Wired Wild Feijoa Sour Ale 2016 3.7714Sour/Wild Ale
25Liberty Yakima Monster 3.7766American Pale Ale
26Emerson's Bird Dog IPA 3.7638India Pale Ale (IPA)
27Renaissance Elemental Porter 3.76302Porter
28Epic DDH Dust 3.7513India Pale Ale (IPA)
29Epic Armageddon IPA 3.75556India Pale Ale (IPA)
30Garage Project Lupus the Wolf Man 3.7513Imperial IPA
31Liberty Sauvin Bomb 3.7567India Pale Ale (IPA)
328 Wired Fresh HopWired 3.74201India Pale Ale (IPA)
33Garage Project Party and Bullshit 3.7422India Pale Ale (IPA)
34Canhead Johnny Octane Red IPA 3.7436Imperial IPA
358 Wired Saison Sauvin 3.73443Saison
36Invercargill Sa!son 3.7332Saison
37Epic Imperium 3.7368Imperial Stout
38Epic Epicurean Coffee & Fig Oatmeal Stout 3.72139Imperial Stout
398 Wired Tall Poppy India Red Ale 3.72373Amber Ale
40Garage Project Los Lobos 3.7233Imperial IPA
41Epic Apocalypse IPA 3.7129Black IPA
42Garage Project Hellbender 3.7142Barley Wine
43Epic The Observer Timeless Ale 3.7112Old Ale
44Garage Project Garagista IPA 3.70111India Pale Ale (IPA)
45Garage Project Chateau Aro 3.7020Fruit Beer
468 Wired Flat White Coffee Milk Stout 3.6998Sweet Stout
47Garage Project Fuzz Box 3.6927American Pale Ale
48Birkenhead Brewing / Ninkasi Beautiful Trouble 3.6910India Pale Ale (IPA)
49Garage Project Triple Day of the Dead 3.6824Spice/Herb/Vegetable
50Behemoth (Chur) Triple Chocolate Milk Stout 3.686Sweet Stout