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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Name Brewery ABV Ratings > Score
SupplicationRussian River Brewing Company7.006,4234.56
ConsecrationRussian River Brewing Company10.005,3664.5
TemptationRussian River Brewing Company7.503,7274.46
SanctificationRussian River Brewing Company6.752,7554.33
BeatificationRussian River Brewing Company6.002,7044.55
Sour In The RyeThe Bruery7.802,4894.31
Tart Of DarknessThe Bruery7.002,4464.23
Le TerroirNew Belgium Brewing7.502,4144.29
LolitaGoose Island Beer Co.9.002,1634.12
La RojaJolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales7.201,9944.03
Atrial RubiciteJester King Brewery5.801,7964.59
Cascade Apricot AleCascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub8.501,7634.34
Sang NoirCascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub9.301,7584.45
JulietGoose Island Beer Co.8.001,6034.25
Cuvee De TommeThe Lost Abbey11.001,2204.21
Oude Tart With Sour CherriesThe Bruery7.501,1594.43
Dogpatch SourAlmanac Beer Co.7.501,1274.22
Framboise De AmorosaThe Lost Abbey7.001,1264.35
Framboise For A CureRussian River Brewing Company6.501,0434.43
West AshleySante Adairius Rustic Ales7.301,0404.56
PentagramSurly Brewing Company6.661,0394.16
RiservaWeyerbacher Brewing Co.11.401,0394.1
Bottleworks XIIThe Bruery8.001,0354.32
Cable CarThe Lost Abbey7.001,0244.58
Sour In The Rye With KumquatsThe Bruery7.601,0044.4
Black Angel Cherry SourWicked Weed Brewing6.609584.2
Funky Gold MosaicPrairie Artisan Ales6.509564.18
Cascade NoyauxCascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub8.509544.39
The WandererThe Bruery8.009274.37
Cascade Sang RoyalCascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub9.359074.38
Cascade Blueberry AleCascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub7.339054.13
Cascade The VineCascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub9.738914.21
Aunt SallyLagunitas Brewing Company5.708903.81
Valley Of The Heart's DelightAlmanac Beer Co.7.008424.34
Tart LycheeNew Belgium Brewing7.508253.97
FuzzySide Project Brewing8.008164.62
Raspberry SourAvery Brewing Company6.508044.16
Sour MonkeyVictory Brewing Company - Downingtown9.508004.02
Boxer's RevengeJester King Brewery10.208004.16
Nocturn ChrysalisJester King Brewery5.907994.33
Allagash Coolship ResurgamAllagash Brewing Company6.307904.43
Agrestic #002 American Wild Red AleFirestone Walker Brewing Co.6.607814.15
Montmorency Vs BalatonJester King Brewery6.707764.53
Samuel Adams Stony Brook Red (Barrel Room Collection)Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)9.007673.74
Sans PagaieBruery Terreux6.507664.17
Allagash FV 13Allagash Brewing Company8.907614.28
FriekOdell Brewing Company6.507554.1
Farmer's Reserve PluotAlmanac Beer Co.7.007344.2
Funk Metal Sour Barrel-Aged StoutJester King Brewery7.007244.17
Cascade Vlad The Imp AlerCascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub12.307204.27
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