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 Mutiny on the Bounty 4.0316Stout - Imperial Flavored / Pastry
2Garage Project Chocolate Beer 4.0311Stout - Flavored / Pastry
3Garage Project Cockswain's Courage Double Barrelled Edition 4.0128Porter - Imperial
48 Wired iStout 3.98737Stout - Imperial
5Liberty Prohibition Porter 3.9612Porter - Imperial
6Garage Project / Other Half Hāpi Sessions Vol. 3: No Dreams Til Brooklyn 3.9516IIPA DIPA - Imperial / Double Hazy (NEIPA)
7Garage Project / Trillium Hāpi Sessions Vol. 1: Aro Street 3.9530IPA - Hazy / New England (NEIPA)
8Liberty Citra Double IPA 3.92100IIPA DIPA - Imperial / Double IPA
9Panhead Black Sabbath 3.9137Barley Wine / Wheat Wine / Rye Wine
108 Wired iStout Unchained 3.9130Stout - Imperial
118 Wired iStout Affogato 3.9087Stout - Imperial Flavored / Pastry
128 Wired Double Imperial iStout 3.8915Stout - Imperial
13Kererū Night Spirit 3.8912Stout - Imperial
14Epic Hop Zombie 3.89348IIPA DIPA - Imperial / Double IPA
15Tuatara XV 15th Anniversary Russian Imperial Stout 3.8826Stout - Imperial
16Garage Project Unconditional Love Mix Tape IPA 3.8739IPA
178 Wired Lord of the Atlas 3.8764Barley Wine / Wheat Wine / Rye Wine
188 Wired Lokomotiv Merlot 3.8630Stout - Imperial
19Garage Project Party and Bullshit 3.8644IPA - Hazy / New England (NEIPA)
208 Wired Gypsy Funk 3.8655Sour / Wild Beer
21Tuatara Double Trouble 3.84160IIPA DIPA - Imperial / Double IPA
22Garage Project Carillon 3.8411Sour Flemish Ale - Flanders Red / Oud Bruin
238 Wired HopWired IPA 3.84727IPA
24Garage Project Cabbages and Kings 3.8471Stout - Imperial Flavored / Pastry
25Garage Project Demus Favorem Amori (DFA) 3.84256IPA - Flavored
26Garage Project Lupus the Wolf Man 3.8320IIPA DIPA - Imperial / Double IPA
27Garage Project Triple Day of the Dead 3.8237Flavored - Other
28Garage Project Boss Level 3.8228IIPA DIPA - Imperial / Double IPA
29Epic Magic Dust 3.8224IPA
308 Wired Superconductor 3.82399IIPA DIPA - Imperial / Double IPA
31Cassels & Sons Double Cream Milk Stout 3.8243Stout - Imperial
328 Wired Bumaye 3.81188Stout - Imperial
338 Wired Wild Feijoa Sour Ale (2016+) 3.8132Sour / Wild Beer - Flavored
34Garage Project Excessive Machine 3.807IIPA DIPA - Imperial / Double Hazy (NEIPA)
35Kererū Imperial Nibs 3.8068Porter - Imperial Flavored
36Behemoth (Chur) Music City Hazy Mosaic IPA  3.8011IPA - Hazy / New England (NEIPA)
37Emerson's Bird Dog IPA 3.8046IPA
38Kererū Paloma 3.8013Barley Wine / Wheat Wine / Rye Wine
39Canhead Hardtail Henry Oaked Stout 3.7937Stout - Imperial
40Garage Project Pernicious Weed 3.79292IIPA DIPA - Imperial / Double IPA
41Garage Project Los Lobos 3.7843IIPA DIPA - Imperial / Double IPA
42Garage Project / Monkish Hāpi Sessions Vol. 9: Escape From LA 3.787IIPA DIPA - Imperial / Double Hazy (NEIPA)
438 Wired Snakecharmer 3.7721Sour / Wild Beer - Flavored
44Liberty Yakima Monster 3.7781Pale Ale - American (APA)
45Garage Project Hellbender 3.7650Barley Wine / Wheat Wine / Rye Wine
468 Wired Dynamo Merlot 3.7615Stout - Imperial Flavored / Pastry
47Garage Project Dark Arts 3.7612Bock - Doppelbock
48Kererū Black Ruby Imperial Stout 3.7617Stout - Imperial Flavored / Pastry
49Liberty Yakima Scarlet 3.7656IPA - Red
50Garage Project The End of the Golden Weather 3.767Sour / Wild Beer - Flavored