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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 1898) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV rAvg Revs Bros
SupplicationRussian River Brewing Company7.004.565,382100
ConsecrationRussian River Brewing Company10.004.54,504100
TemptationRussian River Brewing Company7.504.463,198100
SanctificationRussian River Brewing Company6.754.332,438-
BeatificationRussian River Brewing Company5.504.562,22895
Sour In The RyeThe Bruery7.804.312,15395
Tart Of DarknessThe Bruery7.004.232,152-
Lips Of Faith - Le TerroirNew Belgium Brewing7.504.31,989-
La RojaJolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales7.204.021,846-
LolitaGoose Island Beer Co.9.004.131,731-
Cascade Apricot AleCascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub8.504.351,48795
JulietGoose Island Beer Co.8.004.251,451-
Duck Duck GoozeThe Lost Abbey7.004.631,405100
Atrial RubiciteJester King Brewery5.804.581,345-
Cascade Sang NoirCascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub9.504.471,317100
Love Child No. 4Boulevard Brewing Co.9.004.341,106-
Cuvee De TommeThe Lost Abbey11.004.221,08295
Oude Tart With Sour CherriesThe Bruery7.504.441,002-
Bottleworks XIIThe Bruery8.004.33976-
Sour In The Rye With KumquatsThe Bruery7.604.4913-
Framboise De AmorosaThe Lost Abbey7.004.34912100
RiservaWeyerbacher Brewing Co.11.404.08908100
Framboise For A CureRussian River Brewing Company6.504.44874-
Dogpatch SourAlmanac Beer Co.7.504.23809-
Cascade The VineCascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub9.734.22786-
PentagramSurly Brewing Company6.664.15741-
Cable CarThe Lost Abbey7.004.57736-
Cascade Sang RoyalCascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub9.354.3973195
Cascade Blueberry AleCascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub7.334.13729-
Cascade NoyauxCascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub8.504.3970690
Samuel Adams Stony Brook Red (Barrel Room Collection)Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)9.003.75696-
Boxer's RevengeJester King Brewery10.204.16662-
Black Angel Cherry SourWicked Weed Brewing6.604.264995
Allagash FV 13Allagash Brewing Company8.904.29648100
Sans PagaieThe Bruery5.804.16644-
Funky Gold MosaicPrairie Artisan Ales6.504.17642-
Cascade Vlad The Imp AlerCascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub10.604.26636-
Prairie Cherry FunkPrairie Artisan Ales7.503.83622-
Valley Of The Heart's DelightAlmanac Beer Co.7.004.36622-
Funk Metal Sour Barrel-Aged StoutJester King Brewery8.204.18618-
FriekOdell Brewing Company6.504.0958689
RU-55Jester King Brewery7.304.21580-
Nocturn ChrysalisJester King Brewery5.904.3577-
Allagash Midnight BrettAllagash Brewing Company7.303.955790
OmmegeddonBrewery Ommegang8.003.88550-
BeauregardeThe Bruery5.304.3538-
R&D Wild PeachNew Glarus Brewing Company7.254.59529-
West AshleySante Adairius Rustic Ales7.304.58526-
SerenityWicked Weed Brewing5.404.0851690
Cascade Bourbonic PlagueCascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub11.504.25510100
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