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 3.98727Stout - 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)
88 Wired iStout Unchained 3.9428Stout - Imperial
98 Wired iStout Affogato 3.9279Stout - Imperial Flavored / Pastry
10Liberty Citra Double IPA 3.9299IIPA DIPA - Imperial / Double IPA
11Panhead Black Sabbath 3.9137Barley Wine / Wheat Wine / Rye Wine
12Epic Hop Zombie 3.89347IIPA DIPA - Imperial / Double IPA
13Tuatara XV 15th Anniversary Russian Imperial Stout 3.8826Stout - Imperial
14Garage Project Unconditional Love Mix Tape IPA 3.8739IPA
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
19Garage Project Carillon 3.8411Sour Flemish Ale - Flanders Red / Oud Bruin
208 Wired HopWired IPA 3.84725IPA
21Tuatara Double Trouble 3.84159IIPA DIPA - Imperial / Double IPA
22Garage Project Cabbages and Kings 3.8471Stout - Imperial Flavored / Pastry
23Garage Project Demus Favorem Amori (DFA) 3.84256IPA - Flavored
248 Wired Wild Feijoa Sour Ale (2016+) 3.8330Sour / Wild Beer - Flavored
25Garage Project Lupus the Wolf Man 3.8320IIPA DIPA - Imperial / Double IPA
26Kereru Night Spirit 3.839Stout - Imperial
27Garage Project Triple Day of the Dead 3.8237Flavored - Other
28Epic Magic Dust 3.8224IPA
298 Wired Superconductor 3.82399IIPA DIPA - Imperial / Double IPA
308 Wired Bumaye 3.81188Stout - Imperial
31Kereru Imperial Nibs 3.8165Porter - Imperial Flavored
32Garage Project Excessive Machine 3.807IIPA DIPA - Imperial / Double Hazy (NEIPA)
33Cassels & Sons Double Cream Milk Stout 3.8034Stout - Imperial
34Garage Project Boss Level  3.8027IIPA DIPA - Imperial / Double Hazy (NEIPA)
35Emerson's Bird Dog IPA 3.8046IPA
36Canhead Hardtail Henry Oaked Stout 3.7937Stout - Imperial
37Garage Project Pernicious Weed 3.79289IIPA DIPA - Imperial / Double IPA
38Behemoth (Chur) Music City Hazy Mosaic IPA  3.7910IPA - Hazy / New England (NEIPA)
39Garage Project Los Lobos 3.7843IIPA DIPA - Imperial / Double IPA
408 Wired Snakecharmer 3.7721Sour / Wild Beer - Flavored
41Liberty Yakima Monster 3.7781Pale Ale - American (APA)
428 Wired Dynamo Merlot 3.7615Stout - Imperial Flavored / Pastry
43Garage Project Dark Arts 3.7612Bock - Doppelbock
44Kereru Black Ruby Imperial Stout 3.7617Stout - Imperial Flavored / Pastry
45Liberty Yakima Scarlet 3.7656IPA - Red
46Garage Project Hellbender 3.7648Barley Wine / Wheat Wine / Rye Wine
47Kereru Paloma 3.7612Barley Wine / Wheat Wine / Rye Wine
48Garage Project The End of the Golden Weather 3.767Sour / Wild Beer - Flavored
49Liberty Sauvin Bomb - Hop Atomic Pale Ale 3.7671Pale Ale - Australian / New Zealand
50Renaissance Elemental Porter 3.75312Porter