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 4.0625Porter - Imperial
2Garage Project Mutiny on the Bounty 4.0316Stout - Imperial Flavored / Pastry
3Garage Project Chocolate Beer 4.0311Stout - Flavored / Pastry
48 Wired iStout 3.98725Stout - Imperial
5Garage Project / Trillium Hāpi Sessions Vol. 1 - Aro Street  3.9628IPA - Hazy / New England (NEIPA)
6Liberty Prohibition Porter 3.9612Porter - Imperial
7Garage Project / Other Half Hāpi Sessions Vol. 3 - No Dreams Til Brooklyn 3.9516IIPA DIPA - Imperial / Double Hazy (NEIPA)
88 Wired iStout Unchained 3.9428Stout - Imperial
98 Wired iStout Affogato 3.9268Stout - Imperial Flavored / Pastry
10Liberty Citra Double IPA 3.9299IIPA DIPA - Imperial / Double IPA
11Epic Hop Zombie 3.89345IIPA DIPA - Imperial / Double IPA
12Tuatara XV 15th Anniversary Russian Imperial Stout 3.8826Stout - Imperial
13Panhead Black Sabbath 3.8836Barley Wine / Wheat Wine / Rye Wine
14Garage Project Unconditional Love Mix Tape IPA 3.8838IPA
158 Wired Lord of the Atlas 3.8763Barley Wine / Wheat Wine / Rye Wine
168 Wired Gypsy Funk 3.8655Sour / Wild Beer
17Garage Project Party and Bullshit 3.8643IPA - Hazy / New England (NEIPA)
188 Wired Lokomotiv Merlot 3.8528Stout - Imperial
198 Wired HopWired IPA 3.84724IPA
20Tuatara Double Trouble 3.84159IIPA DIPA - Imperial / Double IPA
21Garage Project Demus Favorem Amori (DFA) 3.84254IPA - Flavored
22Kereru Imperial Nibs 3.8446Porter - Imperial Flavored
23Garage Project Cabbages and Kings 3.8470Stout - Imperial Flavored / Pastry
24Garage Project Carillon 3.8310Sour Flemish Ale - Flanders Red / Oud Bruin
25Epic Magic Dust 3.8322IPA
26Kereru Night Spirit 3.839Stout - Imperial
27Garage Project Triple Day of the Dead 3.8237Flavored - Other
288 Wired Superconductor 3.82396IIPA DIPA - Imperial / Double IPA
298 Wired Bumaye 3.81188Stout - Imperial
30Canhead Hardtail Henry Oaked Stout 3.8136Stout - Imperial
31Garage Project Lupus the Wolf Man 3.8117IIPA DIPA - Imperial / Double IPA
32Garage Project Boss Level  3.8026IIPA DIPA - Imperial / Double Hazy (NEIPA)
338 Wired Wild Feijoa Sour Ale (2016+) 3.8026Sour / Wild Beer - Flavored
34Emerson's Bird Dog IPA 3.8046IPA
35Garage Project Pernicious Weed 3.79287IIPA DIPA - Imperial / Double IPA
36Cassels & Sons Double Cream Milk Stout 3.7927Stout - Imperial
37Garage Project Super Fresh Vol. 2 3.799IIPA DIPA - Imperial / Double Hazy (NEIPA)
38Garage Project Los Lobos 3.7843IIPA DIPA - Imperial / Double IPA
398 Wired Snakecharmer 3.7721Sour / Wild Beer - Flavored
40Liberty Yakima Monster 3.7780Pale Ale - American (APA)
41Garage Project Dark Arts 3.7612Bock - Doppelbock
42Garage Project Excessive Machine 3.766IIPA DIPA - Imperial / Double Hazy (NEIPA)
43Liberty Yakima Scarlet 3.7656IPA - Red
44Garage Project Hellbender 3.7648Barley Wine / Wheat Wine / Rye Wine
45Garage Project The End of the Golden Weather 3.767Sour / Wild Beer - Flavored
46Liberty Sauvin Bomb - Hop Atomic Pale Ale 3.7671Pale Ale - Australian / New Zealand
47Renaissance Elemental Porter 3.75312Porter
488 Wired Dynamo Merlot 3.7514Stout - Imperial Flavored / Pastry
498 Wired Fresh HopWired 3.75202IPA
50Behemoth (Chur) Chocolate Fish Milk Stout Beer 3.7410Stout - Flavored / Pastry