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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NAMESCORECOUNTSTYLE
18 Wired iStout 3.98628Imperial Stout
2Liberty Citra Double IPA 3.9579Imperial IPA
3Epic Lupulingus 3.9273Imperial IPA
48 Wired Batch 2.18 Oak Aged Imperial Stout 3.8870Imperial Stout
5Epic Hop Zombie 3.88335Imperial IPA
6Kereru Imperial Nibs 3.8622Imperial Porter
7Canhead Hardtail Henry Oaked Stout 3.8534Imperial Stout
8Panhead Black Sabbath 3.8433Barley Wine
9Tuatara Tu-Rye-Ay Midnight Rye IPA 3.8433Black IPA
108 Wired HopWired IPA 3.84708India Pale Ale (IPA)
11Tuatara Double Trouble 3.84152Imperial IPA
12Tuatara XV 15th Anniversary Russian Imperial Stout 3.8311Imperial Stout
138 Wired Le Fut Flanders Red Ale 3.8234Sour Red/Brown
14Epic / Fork & Brewer / Hallertau / Liberty Four Horsemen Of The Hopocalypse 3.8210Imperial IPA
158 Wired Superconductor 3.81375Imperial IPA
16Garage Project Cabbages and Kings 3.8151Imperial Stout
178 Wired Gypsy Funk 3.8125Sour/Wild Ale
18Liberty Yakima Monster 3.8066American Pale Ale
198 Wired Black Wired Black IPA 3.8047Black IPA
20Garage Project Death From Above 3.80213India Pale Ale (IPA)
21Garage Project Pernicious Weed 3.78226Imperial IPA
228 Wired Bumaye 3.78160Imperial Stout
23Garage Project Cockswain’s Courage Blended Porter 3.7825Imperial Porter
24Liberty Yakima Scarlet 3.7754American Strong Ale
25Emerson’s Bird Dog IPA 3.7633India Pale Ale (IPA)
26Renaissance Elemental Porter 3.76301Porter
27Epic Armageddon IPA 3.75552India Pale Ale (IPA)
28Liberty Sauvin Bomb 3.7566India Pale Ale (IPA)
298 Wired Fresh HopWired 3.74204India Pale Ale (IPA)
30Garage Project Party and Bullshit 3.7411India Pale Ale (IPA)
318 Wired Tall Poppy India Red Ale 3.74362Amber Ale
32Canhead Johnny Octane Red IPA 3.7336Imperial IPA
338 Wired C4 Double Coffee Brown Ale 3.73239American Strong Ale
348 Wired Saison Sauvin 3.73440Saison
358 Wired Mighty Imperial Ale 3.72168American Strong Ale
36Invercargill Sa!son 3.7231Saison
37Epic Epicurean Coffee & Fig Oatmeal Stout 3.72139Imperial Stout
38Epic / Steam 10 Years 1000 Celebration Ale  3.7119Barley Wine
39Garage Project Garagista IPA 3.7198India Pale Ale (IPA)
40Epic Apocalypse IPA 3.7131Black IPA
41Epic Imperium 3.7062Imperial Stout
42Epic Carolina 3.7028Amber Ale
43Garage Project Los Lobos 3.7029Imperial IPA
44Renaissance Grandmaster Fresh Hop MPA 3.7040Imperial IPA
45Panhead The Vandal NZ IPA 3.6935Imperial IPA
46Panhead Vindicator 3.6910American Strong Ale
47Epic Gods of War IPA 3.6910India Pale Ale (IPA)
48Epic The Observer Timeless Ale 3.6911Old Ale
49Hop Federation Double IPA 3.6821Imperial IPA
50Behemoth Triple Chocolate Milk Stout 3.686Sweet Stout