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
RU-55Jester King Brewery7.307144.23
NancyAllagash Brewing Company6.307114.28
Prairie Cherry FunkPrairie Artisan Ales7.506803.85
GenesisWicked Weed Brewing6.606764.15
FilmishmishBruery Terreux5.806504.23
Farmer's Reserve BlackberryAlmanac Beer Co.7.006414.2
Blue Sunday SourNew Holland Brewing Company6.606243.89
Cascade Bourbonic PlagueCascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub10.506224.29
OriginsCrooked Stave Artisan Beer Project6.506204.26
BeauregardeBruery Terreux5.305874.3
Sour In The Rye - PeachesBruery Terreux7.005844.43
Tell-Tale TartBoulevard Brewing Co.6.205813.8
Cuvée De CastletonCaptain Lawrence Brewing Co.8.405714.39
OmmegeddonBrewery Ommegang8.005573.91
AmorousWicked Weed Brewing6.905494.16
The Wild OneBell's Brewery - Eccentric Café & General Store6.605374.17
FigaroCascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub9.505324.21
RaspberryUpland Brewing Company6.005264.18
KiwiUpland Brewing Company7.005184.19
StrawberryCascade Brewing / Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub7.395164.02
分 桃 (Fēn Táo)Jester King Brewery6.405154.37
FantasiaUpright Brewing Company5.755144.41
Prairie GoldPrairie Artisan Ales6.505094.08
Tarte Nouveau Session SourWeyerbacher Brewing Co.3.905063.66
Chevalier Bertrand Du Guesclin3 Floyds Brewing Co.6.705044.3
Map Of The SunThe Rare Barrel6.305034.43
Lactobacillus Guava GroveCigar City Brewing8.005004.18
SahalieThe Ale Apothecary9.834874.38
Lady Of The WoodsCisco Brewers Inc.5.004844.16
Beard BeerRogue Ales5.604803.56
Cuvée D'IndustrialAllagash Brewing Company8.604804.36
Sour BikiniEvil Twin Brewing3.004783.97
Dark SwanLagunitas Brewing Company8.704753.91
Mattina RossaAllagash Brewing Company6.604714.38
La Vie En RoseJester King Brewery6.204574.18
Petite Sour - BlueberryCrooked Stave Artisan Beer Project4.504534.24
Tart Of Darkness - Cherries And VanillaBruery Terreux7.004474.38
Home, Sour HomeThe Rare Barrel5.804464.41
Krieky BonesFirestone Walker Brewing Co.5.704444.34
Omniscience & ProselytismJester King Brewery5.004424.39
Farmer's Reserve BlueberryAlmanac Beer Co.7.004324.15
Ol' Oi!Jester King Brewery6.304284.15
MedoraWicked Weed Brewing7.004204.27
L'Brett D'OrCrooked Stave Artisan Beer Project5.004114.3
TiarnaAllagash Brewing Company7.104034.13
Tart 'n Juicy Sour IPAEpic Brewing Company4.503993.81
Pechish WoodsCisco Brewers Inc.4.903974.21
Petit MutantThe Alchemist6.003954.12
Red SwinglineTrinity Brewing Company4.103924.2
Tart Side Of The MoonBrewery Vivant9.503863.93
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