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 3.98684Stout - Imperial
28 Wired iStout Unchained 3.9819Stout - Imperial
3Epic Lupulingus 3.9170IPA - Imperial / Double
4Liberty Citra Double IPA 3.9186IPA - Imperial / Double
5Tuatara XV 15th Anniversary Russian Imperial Stout 3.8922Stout - Imperial
6Epic Hop Zombie 3.88330IPA - Imperial / Double
78 Wired Lord of the Atlas 3.8846Barley Wine / Wheat Wine
8Garage Project Cockswain's Courage Double Barrelled Edition 3.8610Porter - Imperial / Double
9Panhead Black Sabbath 3.8534Barley Wine / Wheat Wine
10Canhead Hardtail Henry Oaked Stout 3.8532Stout - Imperial
11Tuatara Double Trouble 3.84159IPA - Imperial / Double
128 Wired HopWired IPA 3.84705IPA
13Garage Project Cabbages and Kings 3.8459Stout - Imperial
148 Wired Gypsy Funk 3.8346Sour / Wild Ale
15Epic Magic Dust 3.8321IPA
16Kereru Imperial Nibs 3.8236Porter - Imperial / Double
17Tuatara Tu-Rye-Ay Midnight Rye IPA 3.8243IPA - Black / Dark
188 Wired Superconductor 3.82385IPA - Imperial / Double
19Garage Project Demus Favorem Amori (DFA) 3.81228IPA
208 Wired Bumaye 3.80180Stout - Imperial
21Garage Project Chocolate Beer 3.786Stout - Sweet
22Liberty Yakima Monster 3.7870Pale Ale - American
23Garage Project Lupus the Wolf Man 3.7814IPA - Imperial / Double
248 Wired Wild Feijoa Sour Ale (2016-2017) 3.7818Sour / Wild Ale
25Liberty Yakima Scarlet 3.7853American Strong Ale
26Garage Project Pernicious Weed 3.77256IPA - Imperial / Double
27Garage Project Unconditional Love Mix Tape IPA 3.7723IPA
28Epic DDH Dust 3.7513IPA - Hazy / New England
29Renaissance Elemental Porter 3.75307Porter
30Garage Project Party and Bullshit 3.7525IPA - Hazy / New England
31Emerson's Bird Dog IPA 3.7539IPA
32Liberty Sauvin Bomb 3.7569IPA
33Epic Armageddon IPA 3.75558IPA
348 Wired Fresh HopWired 3.74201IPA
35Garage Project Los Lobos 3.7435IPA - Imperial / Double
36Canhead Johnny Octane Red IPA 3.7436IPA - Imperial / Double
378 Wired Saison Sauvin 3.73447Saison
38Invercargill Sa!son 3.7332Saison
39Epic Imperium 3.7368Stout - Imperial
408 Wired Tall Poppy India Red Ale 3.72379Amber Ale
41Epic Epicurean Coffee & Fig Oatmeal Stout 3.72139Stout - Imperial
42Garage Project Boss Level  3.7216IPA - Imperial / Double
43Epic Apocalypse IPA 3.7129IPA - Black / Dark
44Garage Project Fuzz Box 3.7129IPA - Hazy / New England
45Garage Project Hellbender 3.7142Barley Wine / Wheat Wine
46Epic The Observer Timeless Ale 3.7112Old Ale
47Garage Project Garagista IPA 3.70114IPA
48Behemoth (Chur) Triple Chocolate Milk Stout 3.7011Stout - Sweet
49Cassels & Sons Double Cream Milk Stout 3.7016Stout - Imperial
508 Wired Flat White Coffee Milk Stout 3.6998Stout - Sweet