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
Cascade Sang RougeCascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub8.063804.26
WestlySante Adairius Rustic Ales8.503774.69
La FosseSide Project Brewing8.003744.54
Cuvée De RankeBrouwerij Brasserie De Ranke7.003714.2
Cascade ElderberryCascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub7.753714.09
ProgenitorCrooked Stave Artisan Beer Project6.203664.17
Manhattan NWCascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub10.303664.27
Sobrehumano Palena'oleJolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales6.003604.11
Cask 200Sante Adairius Rustic Ales6.503584.41
Sour Golden AleBackacre Beermakers7.503484.39
Rainbow DomeGrimm Artisanal Ales5.403464.17
Monomoy KriekCisco Brewers Inc.6.703394.12
Bel Air SourBrooklyn Brewery5.803383.91
SLOambicFirestone Walker Brewing Co.5.603364.38
EnsorcelledThe Rare Barrel5.803364.35
AvancéAllagash Brewing Company9.703304.17
PsychokinesisGrimm Artisanal Ales5.003284.18
BlueberryUpland Brewing Company6.003283.99
Farmer's Reserve StrawberryAlmanac Beer Co.7.003254.13
The Broken Truckde Garde Brewing5.003244.63
AmbréeJester King Brewery6.403213.91
Blackcap RaspberryCascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub8.133174.18
SueHill Farmstead Brewery7.003144.41
Sour OpalFirestone Walker Brewing Co.5.003114.29
Colour FiveJester King Brewery7.103104.27
GhoulschipAllagash Brewing Company6.903104.2
AnadromousAnchorage Brewing Company8.503083.89
Samuel Adams American Kriek (Barrel Room Collection)Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)7.003043.59
Red AngelWicked Weed Brewing7.003034.46
Hops N' RosesCaptain Lawrence Brewing Co.7.003034.06
Pear Bear3 Floyds Brewing Co.7.503024.37
Dantalion Dark Wild AleUpland Brewing Company8.503003.99
Shadows Of Their EyesThe Rare Barrel7.002994.15
CompunctionRussian River Brewing Company7.402954.46
Cerveza De TempranilloJester King Brewery7.202944.31
Bière De Blanc Du BoisJester King Brewery6.702924.46
Kiwi HermanAlpine Beer Company7.002914.54
Flaming FuryCaptain Lawrence Brewing Co.8.002864.39
Das ÜberkindJester King Brewery6.502864.17
The Beer Formerly Known As (TBFKA) La TacheThe Ale Apothecary8.502774.3
Simple SourPeekskill Brewery4.502773.93
Passionfruit Petite SourCrooked Stave Artisan Beer Project5.002774.2
Blend LoveUpright Brewing Company5.502694.27
The Peachde Garde Brewing7.302684.62
Katy2nd Shift Brewing5.402683.96
BeretBruery Terreux9.002674.1
SourrentoBruery Terreux7.702604.23
Mama Bear's Sour Cherry PieCrooked Stave Artisan Beer Project7.002574.29
Petite Sour RaspberryCrooked Stave Artisan Beer Project5.502564.13
SnozzberryGreen Man Brewery5.502554.5
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