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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 1643) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV rAvg Revs Bros
SupplicationRussian River Brewing Company7.004.564398100
ConsecrationRussian River Brewing Company10.004.483557100
TemptationRussian River Brewing Company7.504.462661100
SanctificationRussian River Brewing Company6.754.331892-
BeatificationRussian River Brewing Company5.504.56185695
Sour In The RyeThe Bruery7.804.29176195
Tart Of DarknessThe Bruery7.004.211582-
La RojaJolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales7.204.021545-
LolitaGoose Island Beer Co.9.004.111425-
Lips Of Faith - Le TerroirNew Belgium Brewing7.504.311338-
JulietGoose Island Beer Co.8.004.251223-
Brux Domesticated Wild AleSierra Nevada Brewing Co.8.303.81183-
Cascade Apricot AleCascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub8.504.35115795
Duck Duck GoozeThe Lost Abbey7.004.611106100
Cascade Sang NoirCascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub9.504.481044100
Cuvee De TommeThe Lost Abbey11.004.2193795
Thumbprint Wild Sour AleNew Glarus Brewing Company ? 4.37871-
Atrial RubiciteJester King Brewery5.804.57814-
Bottleworks XIIThe Bruery8.004.34803-
Love Child No. 3Boulevard Brewing Co.9.504.2679794
RiservaWeyerbacher Brewing Co.11.404.05768100
Framboise De AmorosaThe Lost Abbey9.004.32705100
Sour In The Rye With KumquatsThe Bruery7.604.4685-
Oude Tart With Sour CherriesThe Bruery7.504.43662-
Cascade The VineCascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub9.734.23660-
Framboise For A CureRussian River Brewing Company6.504.42628-
Samuel Adams Stony Brook Red (Barrel Room Collection)Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)9.003.75615-
Cable CarThe Lost Abbey7.004.58590-
Cascade Blueberry AleCascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub7.334.15581-
The WandererThe Bruery8.004.39557-
Boxer's RevengeJester King Brewery10.204.16550-
Cascade Vlad The Imp AlerCascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub10.604.28544-
OmmegeddonBrewery Ommegang8.003.88539-
Sans PagaieThe Bruery5.804.15523-
PentagramSurly Brewing Company6.664.16513-
Funk Metal Sour Barrel-Aged StoutJester King Brewery8.204.19513-
Farmer's Reserve #3Almanac Beer Co.6.004.35511-
Lips Of Faith - Brett BeerNew Belgium Brewing7.503.3150673
Lips Of Faith - Clutch CollabeerationNew Belgium Brewing9.503.750674
Dogpatch SourAlmanac Beer Co.7.504.22489-
FriekOdell Brewing Company6.504.148189
RU-55Jester King Brewery7.304.21455-
Boulevard / Sierra Nevada Terra IncognitaBoulevard Brewing Co.8.003.58455-
Cascade Sang RoyalCascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub9.354.4243795
Cascade NoyauxCascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub8.504.442990
Cuvee De CastletonCaptain Lawrence Brewing Co.9.004.4426100
LeBleuIthaca Beer Company5.404.28421-
BeauregardeThe Bruery5.304.3419-
Lips Of Faith - KickNew Belgium Brewing8.503.8840784
FilmishmishThe Bruery5.804.19393-
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