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 < Brewery ABV Ratings Avg
2018 Shadows of Their EyesThe Rare Barrel6.8024.25
2019 Breakfast TimeThe Rare Barrel6.7054.38
20ft StilettosBlack Horizon Brewing Company5.5000
23 SkidooThree 3's Brewing Co.6.1012.59
23° ReduxBrasserie Morin3.8013.91
24 Carrot Coconut ZirconiumWerk Force Brewing Co5.1000
24 Inches2 Feet Brewing ? 00
24 StepsThe Lost Abbey6.0023.89
24 Steps - Nectarines & PeachesThe Lost Abbey6.00274.24
24FPSOur Mutual Friend Malt & Brew5.5033.82
2616 Flamingo RoadBearded Iris Brewing6.0034.29
2D Mojito Sour IPATown Square Brewing Co.6.0013.58
2D New England Sour IPATown Square Brewing Co.6.0033.85
2nd Anniversary AleOddStory Brewing7.3014.27
2nd Anniversary Guava Kettle SourFull Circle Brewing Co.5.5013.9
2nd Anniversary Sour AleHeaven & Ale Brewing Company7.3013.06
2nd Shift / Mikkeller Baghaven - Evolution Of Friendship Vol. 12nd Shift Brewing7.8014.08
2nd Shift / Speciation - Beer #12nd Shift Brewing6.2564.24
2Peach ShakurBatch Brewing Co. ? 00
3 Barrels DeepOxbow Brewing Company9.00264.58
3 BerryMraz Brewing Company4.5094.49
3 Berry SourShacklands Brewing Company4.5013.67
3 Scoops: Pineapple, Coconut, BlueberryThe Answer Brewpub3.5014.46
3 Sour Blackberry RaspberryEdmund's Oast Brewing Company6.5064.3
3.14 SourThirsty Street Brewing Company7.4014
323 SourweisseFaculty Brewing5.2034.01
357 Rhubarb Pear SourweisseFaculty Brewing4.3023.86
376Invertase Brewing Company7.6013.86
384Tröegs Brewing Company5.0014
3rd Anniversary DDH Sour AleThin Man Brewery ? 44.36
3rd OrderAslan Brewing Company9.0013.2
4 Origines / Avant-Garde - BFF Basilic Fraise ForeverMicrobrasserie 4 Origines4.8013.67
4* CentennialHermit Thrush Brewery5.5000
4* MagnumHermit Thrush Brewery5.50153.87
4* RakauHermit Thrush Brewery5.5073.77
4* TeamakerHermit Thrush Brewery5.5083.83
40 Mile Fun ZoneHermit Thrush Brewery5.80144
4SBCollusion Tap Works3.5023.62
4th Street HorriblesRichbrau Brewing4.1000
5 QuintBlacklist Brewing Co.15.0000
506th Series: Vol. ThreeCurrahee Brewing Company6.5014.81
5th Of MayFree Will Brewing Co.5.6083.8
613The Dancing Camel Brewing Co.6.1300
668 Chardonneighbor Of The BeastNew England Brewing Co.10.00814.38
68 - Blonde FunkyBrasserie Harricana5.7013.96
6th Anniversaryde Garde Brewing5.5074.35
6th Anniversary SourVerboten Brewing and Barrel Project6.5014.61
7 Tongue ShockerLiberty Street Brewing Company7.0013.74
7205.015Brasserie Harricana4.7000
7800 Sour SaisonTownsite Brewing5.8083.84
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