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
Farmer's Reserve CitrusAlmanac Beer Co.7.007234.18
Prairie Cherry FunkPrairie Artisan Ales7.506833.85
FilmishmishBruery Terreux5.806534.23
Farmer's Reserve BlackberryAlmanac Beer Co.7.006434.2
Bourbonic PlagueCascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub11.106284.29
OriginsCrooked Stave Artisan Beer Project6.506264.26
Blue Sunday SourNew Holland Brewing Company6.606253.89
Sour In The Rye - PeachesBruery Terreux7.005904.43
BeauregardeBruery Terreux5.305904.3
Tell-Tale TartBoulevard Brewing Co.6.205813.8
Cuvée De CastletonCaptain Lawrence Brewing Co.8.405714.39
AmorousWicked Weed Brewing6.905494.16
The Wild OneBell's Brewery - Eccentric Café & General Store6.605374.17
FigaroCascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub9.505354.21
RaspberryUpland Brewing Company6.005284.18
KiwiUpland Brewing Company7.005214.19
StrawberryCascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub7.395194.02
分 桃 (Fēn Táo)Jester King Brewery6.405194.37
FantasiaUpright Brewing Company5.755174.41
Map Of The SunThe Rare Barrel6.305144.42
Chevalier Bertrand Du Guesclin3 Floyds Brewing Co.6.705134.3
Prairie GoldPrairie Artisan Ales6.505124.08
Tarte Nouveau Session SourWeyerbacher Brewing Co.3.905073.66
SahalieThe Ale Apothecary9.834954.38
Lady Of The WoodsCisco Brewers Inc.5.004864.16
Dark SwanLagunitas Brewing Company8.704833.91
Cuvée D'IndustrialAllagash Brewing Company8.604814.36
Beard BeerRogue Ales5.604803.56
Mattina RossaAllagash Brewing Company6.604734.38
La Vie En RoseJester King Brewery6.204644.18
Petite Sour - BlueberryCrooked Stave Artisan Beer Project4.504594.24
Krieky BonesFirestone Walker Brewing Co.5.704584.33
Home, Sour HomeThe Rare Barrel5.804494.41
Tart Of Darkness - Cherries And VanillaBruery Terreux7.004494.38
Omniscience & ProselytismJester King Brewery5.004474.39
Ol' Oi!Jester King Brewery6.304374.15
Farmer's Reserve BlueberryAlmanac Beer Co.7.004354.15
MedoraWicked Weed Brewing7.004294.27
Tart 'n Juicy Sour IPAEpic Brewing Company4.504143.8
L'Brett D'OrCrooked Stave Artisan Beer Project5.004144.3
WestlySante Adairius Rustic Ales8.504124.69
TiarnaAllagash Brewing Company7.104044.13
Petit MutantThe Alchemist6.004034.12
Pechish WoodsCisco Brewers Inc.4.903974.21
Red SwinglineTrinity Brewing Company4.103934.2
La FosseSide Project Brewing8.003924.54
Sang RougeCascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub7.803884.26
Tart Side Of The MoonBrewery Vivant9.503873.93
Cuvée De RankeBrouwerij Brasserie De Ranke7.003804.2
Bel Air SourBrooklyn Brewery5.803773.91
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