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, pitching into the beer, or gained from various "sour mash" techniques. Regardless of the method, these yeast and/or bacteria leave a mark that should be noticeable to strong, and often contribute a sour and/or funky, wild note. Mixed-fermentation examples will display a range of aromatics, rather than a single dominant character.

ABV: 6.0-10.0% | IBU: 5-30 | Glassware: Tulip

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Name Brewer y> ABV Ratings Avg
OxiniZythopiia Anastasiou3.5014.41
Planet CaravanZymurgy Brew Works & Tasting Room5.3023.83
Out Of The Blue, Into The BlackZymurgy Brew Works & Tasting Room5.4000
Buggin' OutZony Mash Beer Project6.0024.28
Hobo ChicZony Mash Beer Project5.0014.38
Side EyeZony Mash Beer Project5.0014.57
MamboZony Mash Beer Project5.0014.42
Raspberry SourZipline Brewing Co6.0074.32
Dry-Hopped Tangerine SourZipline Brewing Co6.9013.75
Dry-Hopped Kiwi SourZipline Brewing Co6.8024.04
Secret SourZipline Brewing Co7.0013.96
Foray pomegranate-kettle soured aleZion Canyon Brew Pub ? 23.79
Dry Hopped Lime Basil SourZillicoah Beer Company5.5014
Like MindsZillicoah Beer Company7.0024.25
State FruitZillicoah Beer Company7.0034.29
Dry Hopped American Wild AleZillicoah Beer Company7.4014
BlossomZillicoah Beer Company5.2023.79
BlackberryZillicoah Beer Company8.3013.85
Chaos MagicZilker Brewing Co.5.4053.89
InnsmouthZero Issue Brewing4.8033.85
SychakZero Gravity Craft Brewery / American Flatbread6.8063.93
Barrel-Aged Côte De ChamplainZero Gravity Craft Brewery / American Flatbread6.2034.24
Bon VivantZero Gravity Craft Brewery / American Flatbread5.2014.04
Ned FlandersZero Gravity Craft Brewery / American Flatbread ? 14.13
FunkytownZero Gravity Craft Brewery / American Flatbread5.9043.93
FrisetteZero Gravity Craft Brewery / American Flatbread5.7013.87
Jazz HandsZero Gravity Craft Brewery / American Flatbread4.8033.55
Stella BlueZero Gravity Craft Brewery / American Flatbread6.4023.59
Dry Hopped Sour W/ Kowatu And Citra HopsZebulon Artisan Ales7.0000
Dry Hopped Sour W/ Nelson Sauvin And Citra HopsZebulon Artisan Ales7.0000
American Sour Dark Ale W/raspberriesZebulon Artisan Ales8.0013.94
Blueberry Sour (for Fats Domino)Zebulon Artisan Ales6.8074.35
Carolina Wild AleZebulon Artisan Ales6.0083.84
Dry Hopped Sour Ale (For Timothy Leary)Zebulon Artisan Ales7.0023.77
Apricot InfinityZavod Brewery8.5013.14
Komplott: Yuzu & CitraZagovor Brewery5.0024.21
Komplott: Cassis & CitronZagovor Brewery5.5024.15
Komplott: Raspberry & YuzuZagovor Brewery5.0024
Twisted ValuesZagovor Brewery6.0013.68
Private PlumYoung Veterans Brewing Co.5.0053.88
MOPP4Young Veterans Brewing Co.5.0014.5
Tower BuzzYoung Veterans Brewing Co.5.0013.85
The Objector - Sour IPAYoung Veterans Brewing Co.5.0000
GaLactic PassionYoung Master Ales5.8033.64
1.2.FamilyYoung Master Ales5.0013.75
The Grand MasterYoung Master Ales7.3014.02
Lager Sour HybridYorkholo Brewing Co. ? 13.87
Raison HellYorkholo Brewing Co. ? 13.73
Subtropical SourYonkers Brewing Co.6.0000
Sour PussYonkers Brewing Co.4.6000
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