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Style: American Wild Ale
Style Information
American Wild Ale beers are typically fermented using a strain of brettanomyces for
part or all of the fermentation. The use of brettanomyces or other yeasts can result
in a funky, complex flavor profile can be inappropriate to other beer styles.

Recommend glassware for this style
Flute Glass Traditionally used for champagne, the flute glass has a place in your beer glassware
collection. The long, narrow bowl helps to ensure that carbonation doesn't dissipate
quickly. L... [more]
Tulip A tulip glass not only helps trap the aroma, but also aids in maintaining large
heads, creating a visual and olfactory sensation. The body is bulbous, but the top
flares out to form... [more]

Top Consumed American Wild Ale
1. Damascene Apricot Sour by Tin Man Brewing Company20
2. BRUX Domesticated Wild Ale by Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.17
3. Thumbprint Wild Sour Ale by New Glarus Brewing Company16
4. Aunt Sally by Lagunitas Brewing Company10
5. Escoffier Bretta Ale by Brewery Vivant9
6. Sobrehumano Palena'ole by Maui Brewing Co. (Brewpub)5
7. Shenanigans by Odell Brewing Company4
8. Love Child #2 by Boulevard Brewing Co.4
9. FV 13 by Allagash Brewing Company4
10. Noyaux by Cascade Brewing Company (Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub)3

Top Reviews American Wild Ale
 BeerAvg Score
1. Thumbprint Wild Sour Ale by New Glarus Brewing Company96
2. Noyaux by Cascade Brewing Company (Raccoon Lodge & Brewpub)94
3. Valley of the Hearts Delight by Almanac Beer Co.88
4. Resurgam by Allagash Brewing Company88
5. Terra Incognita by Boulevard Brewing Co.86
6. Radiolaria by Off Color Brewing80
7. BRUX Domesticated Wild Ale by Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.78
8. Intinction - Sauvignon Blanc by Russian River Brewing Company78
9. Green Monster by Deschutes Brewery, Inc.78
10. Stout Rullquin by Gueuzerie Tilquin76