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American Wild Ale

Sometimes Belgian influenced, American Wild Ales are beers that are introduced to "wild" yeast or bacteria, such as: Brettanomyces (Brettanomyces Bruxellensis, Brettanomyces Lambicus or Brettanomyces Anomolus), Pediococcus or Lactobacillus. This introduction may occur from oak barrels that have been previously inoculated, pitched into the beer, or gained from various "sour mash" techniques. Regardless of which and how, these little creatures often leave a funky calling card that can be quite strange, interesting, pleasing to many, but also often deemed as undesirable by many.

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Style Examples - 1 to 50 (out of 2694) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV Avg Hads > Bros
SupplicationRussian River Brewing Company7.004.55,778100
ConsecrationRussian River Brewing Company10.004.414,844-
TemptationRussian River Brewing Company7.504.413,37799
SanctificationRussian River Brewing Company6.754.292,569-
BeatificationRussian River Brewing Company5.504.472,397-
Sour In The RyeThe Bruery7.804.242,365-
Tart Of DarknessThe Bruery7.004.152,292-
Lips Of Faith - Le TerroirNew Belgium Brewing7.504.272,184-
La RojaJolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales7.203.991,926-
LolitaGoose Island Beer Co.9.004.061,844-
Cascade Apricot AleCascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub8.504.271,609-
Duck Duck GoozeThe Lost Abbey7.004.521,527-
Atrial RubiciteJester King Brewery5.804.521,491-
JulietGoose Island Beer Co.8.004.191,486-
Cascade Sang NoirCascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub9.504.411,397-
Cuvee De TommeThe Lost Abbey11.004.171,130-
Oude Tart With Sour CherriesThe Bruery7.504.351,073-
Dogpatch SourAlmanac Beer Co.7.504.161,011-
Framboise De AmorosaThe Lost Abbey7.004.281,010-
Bottleworks XIIThe Bruery8.004.271,008-
Sour In The Rye With KumquatsThe Bruery7.604.32970-
RiservaWeyerbacher Brewing Co.11.403.96950100
Framboise For A CureRussian River Brewing Company6.504.32940-
PentagramSurly Brewing Company6.664.16878-
Cable CarThe Lost Abbey7.004.48841-
Cascade Sang RoyalCascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub9.354.32832-
Cascade The VineCascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub9.734.13829-
Cascade Blueberry AleCascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub7.334.14801-
Funky Gold MosaicPrairie Artisan Ales6.504.17773-
Black Angel Cherry SourWicked Weed Brewing6.604.12772-
Cascade NoyauxCascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub8.504.33770-
Boxer's RevengeJester King Brewery10.204.12733-
Samuel Adams Stony Brook Red (Barrel Room Collection)Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)9.003.85730-
West AshleySante Adairius Rustic Ales7.304.43712-
Sans PagaieThe Bruery5.804.08705-
Nocturn ChrysalisJester King Brewery5.904.21701-
Valley Of The Heart's DelightAlmanac Beer Co.7.004.25678-
Allagash Midnight BrettAllagash Brewing Company7.303.93668-
Allagash FV 13Allagash Brewing Company8.904.24667-
Cascade Vlad The Imp AlerCascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub10.604.19665-
Funk Metal Sour Barrel-Aged StoutJester King Brewery8.204.17662-
Lips Of Faith - Eric's AleNew Belgium Brewing7.004.06643-
Farmer's Reserve PluotAlmanac Beer Co.7.004.17618-
FriekOdell Brewing Company6.504.0161188
RU-55Jester King Brewery7.304.14599-
Genesis Blonde SourWicked Weed Brewing6.604.05595-
SerenityWicked Weed Brewing5.404578-
FilmishmishThe Bruery5.804.12573-
Oblivion Sour RedWicked Weed Brewing8.704.15563-
Agrestic #002 American Wild Red AleFirestone Walker Brewing Co.6.604.17562-
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