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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 1865) - Ordered by # Reviews
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Name Brewery ABV rAvg Revs Bros
SupplicationRussian River Brewing Company7.004.564,699100
ConsecrationRussian River Brewing Company10.004.493,866100
TemptationRussian River Brewing Company7.504.462,848100
SanctificationRussian River Brewing Company6.754.332,063-
BeatificationRussian River Brewing Company5.504.561,98495
Sour In The RyeThe Bruery7.804.31,94595
Tart Of DarknessThe Bruery7.004.221,783-
La RojaJolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales7.204.011,644-
LolitaGoose Island Beer Co.9.004.121,531-
Lips Of Faith - Le TerroirNew Belgium Brewing7.504.31,428-
JulietGoose Island Beer Co.8.004.251,316-
Cascade Apricot AleCascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub8.504.341,24895
Brux Domesticated Wild AleSierra Nevada Brewing Co.8.303.81,222-
Duck Duck GoozeThe Lost Abbey7.004.621,178100
Cascade Sang NoirCascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub9.504.471,130100
Atrial RubiciteJester King Brewery5.804.571,023-
Cuvee De TommeThe Lost Abbey11.004.2196895
Thumbprint Wild Sour AleNew Glarus Brewing Company ? 4.37932-
Bottleworks XIIThe Bruery8.004.33864-
RiservaWeyerbacher Brewing Co.11.404.06808100
Sour In The Rye With KumquatsThe Bruery7.604.4775-
Oude Tart With Sour CherriesThe Bruery7.504.43767-
Framboise De AmorosaThe Lost Abbey9.004.33761100
Cascade The VineCascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub9.734.22696-
Framboise For A CureRussian River Brewing Company6.504.42655-
Samuel Adams Stony Brook Red (Barrel Room Collection)Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)9.003.75642-
The WandererThe Bruery8.004.39630-
Cascade Blueberry AleCascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub7.334.14620-
Cable CarThe Lost Abbey7.004.58612-
Love Child No. 4Boulevard Brewing Co.9.004.36604-
Boxer's RevengeJester King Brewery10.204.17592-
PentagramSurly Brewing Company6.664.15574-
Dogpatch SourAlmanac Beer Co.7.504.23568-
Sans PagaieThe Bruery5.804.16568-
Cascade Vlad The Imp AlerCascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub10.604.28564-
Funk Metal Sour Barrel-Aged StoutJester King Brewery8.204.19558-
OmmegeddonBrewery Ommegang8.003.88542-
Cascade NoyauxCascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub8.504.3953390
Farmer's Reserve #3Almanac Beer Co.6.004.35525-
Cascade Sang RoyalCascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub9.354.3952095
Lips Of Faith - Brett BeerNew Belgium Brewing7.503.3151373
Lips Of Faith - Clutch CollabeerationNew Belgium Brewing9.503.750874
RU-55Jester King Brewery7.304.22507-
FriekOdell Brewing Company6.504.150589
Boulevard / Sierra Nevada Terra IncognitaBoulevard Brewing Co.8.003.59487-
BeauregardeThe Bruery5.304.3450-
Cuvee De CastletonCaptain Lawrence Brewing Co.9.004.4436100
Valley Of The Heart's DelightAlmanac Beer Co.7.004.36436-
FilmishmishThe Bruery5.804.19429-
Nocturn ChrysalisJester King Brewery5.904.3427-
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