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
Cuvée De RankeBrouwerij Brasserie De Ranke7.003814.2
DetritivoreJester King Brewery5.503784.27
Cascade ElderberryCascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub7.753734.09
Manhattan NWCascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub10.303724.27
Sobrehumano Palena'oleJolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales6.003694.11
The Broken Truckde Garde Brewing5.003694.61
ProgenitorCrooked Stave Artisan Beer Project6.203694.17
Cask 200Sante Adairius Rustic Ales6.503644.41
Rainbow DomeGrimm Artisanal Ales4.603554.17
Sour Golden AleBackacre Beermakers7.503544.39
EnsorcelledThe Rare Barrel5.803464.35
Monomoy KriekCisco Brewers Inc.6.703404.12
SLOambicFirestone Walker Brewing Co.5.603384.38
PsychokinesisGrimm Artisanal Ales5.003354.18
AvancéAllagash Brewing Company9.703354.17
BlueberryUpland Brewing Company6.003293.99
Pear Bear3 Floyds Brewing Co.7.503274.36
SueHill Farmstead Brewery7.003264.4
Farmer's Reserve StrawberryAlmanac Beer Co.7.003264.13
AmbréeJester King Brewery6.403233.91
Blackcap RaspberryCascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub8.133224.18
Sour OpalFirestone Walker Brewing Co.5.003194.29
AnadromousAnchorage Brewing Company8.503183.89
GhoulschipAllagash Brewing Company6.903154.2
Colour FiveJester King Brewery7.103124.27
The Peachde Garde Brewing7.303074.6
CompunctionRussian River Brewing Company7.403074.45
Red AngelWicked Weed Brewing7.003074.46
Samuel Adams American Kriek (Barrel Room Collection)Boston Beer Company (Samuel Adams)7.003063.59
Hops N' RosesCaptain Lawrence Brewing Co.7.003054.06
Dantalion Dark Wild AleUpland Brewing Company8.503034
Shadows Of Their EyesThe Rare Barrel7.003034.15
Bière De Blanc Du BoisJester King Brewery6.702994.45
Cerveza De TempranilloJester King Brewery7.202954.31
ThicketSide Project Brewing6.002944.53
Das ÜberkindJester King Brewery6.502924.18
The Beer Formerly Known As (TBFKA) La TacheThe Ale Apothecary8.502884.3
Flaming FuryCaptain Lawrence Brewing Co.8.002874.39
Passionfruit Petite SourCrooked Stave Artisan Beer Project5.002794.2
Simple SourPeekskill Brewery4.502783.93
SoleraBrewery Ommegang6.902774.05
BeretBruery Terreux9.002754.1
Katy2nd Shift Brewing5.402733.97
Blend LoveUpright Brewing Company5.502694.27
Mama Bear's Sour Cherry PieCrooked Stave Artisan Beer Project7.002694.29
Petite Sour RaspberryCrooked Stave Artisan Beer Project5.502674.13
SourrentoBruery Terreux7.702624.23
Oak TheoryCasey Brewing & Blending5.002594.39
SnozzberryGreen Man Brewery5.502554.5
Citra SourAlmanac Beer Co.7.002534.25
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