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Strong American Ale - American Strong Ale

BJCP Style Guide

Top 10 American Strong Ale Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
American Strong Ale
5 gal 8.1% 66.84 1.083 1.021
All Grain 3986
Sika Red
11.5 gal 8.9% 86.05 1.091 1.023
All Grain 3880
Combine Imperial Red Ale
25 L 7.43% 57.96 1.075 1.018
All Grain 2431
The tard in bastard
2 gal 10.8% 223.96 1.103 1.020
All Grain 1935
imperiaL IPA
20 L 7.73% 50.91 1.075 1.016
BIAB 1895
Snowclone
5 gal 7.95% 26.4 1.087 1.026
All Grain 1502
Snowman Constructor Hoppy Winter Imperial
11 gal 8.56% 67.36 1.081 1.016
All Grain 1499
brrr
5 gal 7.88% 38.68 1.077 1.017
All Grain 1349
Big Bastard
17 gal 7.53% 68.03 1.070 1.013
All Grain 1267
Founding Fathers Colonial Ale
5.2 gal 6.88% 53.79 1.072 1.020
All Grain 1174

Newest American Strong Ale Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Willow Bark (American Ale)
5 gal 6.21% 64.8 1.064 1.017
extract 16
Canadian sit’n’visit
5.5 gal 6.94% 25.72 1.071 1.018
BIAB 16
Cherry ale
14 L 7.42% 17.17 1.074 1.017
Partial Mash 7
Ambar Demon Blood
50 L 7.27% 10.46 1.076 1.021
extract 15
American Amber Ale
23 L 6.81% 67.24 1.066 1.014
All Grain 20
Megalodon Imperial Red
5.5 gal 10.53% 78.1 1.094 1.014
BIAB 13
Awesome Recipe
145 gal 6.66% 0 1.062 1.011
All Grain 3
stronghold ale
23 L 6.89% 79.23 1.070 1.017
All Grain 22
Imperial Blonde Ale
5.5 gal 6.65% 44.91 1.062 1.011
extract 43
Imperial Blonde Ale
5.5 gal 6.96% 44.91 1.065 1.012
extract 31

Fermentables Used In American Strong Ale Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
American - Pale 2-Row 192 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 65% 3% - 100%
Belgian - Special B 84 Belgian Grain roasted malt 115°L
34 6% 1% - 61%
United Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale 79 United Kingdom Grain base malt 3.75°L
38 53% 6% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 40L 48 American Grain crystal malt 40°L
34 7% 1% - 22%
Corn Sugar - Dextrose 47 Sugar sugar 0.5°L
42 10% 1% - 36%
American - Caramel / Crystal 120L 41 American Grain crystal malt 120°L
33 5% 1% - 18%
Flaked Oats 37 Adjunct raw 2.2°L
33 8% 0% - 24%
American - Caramel / Crystal 60L 35 American Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 6% 1% - 14%
American - Victory 34 American Grain roasted malt 28°L
34 7% 2% - 20%
American - Munich - Light 10L 31 American Grain base malt 10°L
33 20% 1% - 59%

Hops Used In American Strong Ale Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Average AA Avg. Usage Usage Range
Cascade 129 7 23% 1% - 100%
Chinook 114 13 24% 2% - 100%
Simcoe 70 12.7 17% 1% - 100%
Citra 70 11 21% 2% - 100%
Centennial 69 10 22% 2% - 100%
Columbus 51 15 18% 2% - 100%
Magnum 51 15 31% 2% - 100%
Amarillo 48 8.6 18% 3% - 100%
Willamette 41 4.5 31% 4% - 100%
Mosaic 31 12.5 17% 3% - 92%

Steeping Grains Used In American Strong Ale Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
American - Caramel / Crystal 40L 7 American Grain crystal malt 40°L
34 45% 16% - 100%
Belgian - Biscuit 7 Belgian Grain roasted malt 23°L
35 29% 13% - 40%
Belgian - Special B 6 Belgian Grain roasted malt 115°L
34 32% 17% - 100%
Canadian - Honey Malt 6 Canadian Grain base malt 25°L
37 83% 50% - 100%
American - Chocolate 5 American Grain roasted malt 350°L
29 9% 2% - 20%
American - Victory 4 American Grain roasted malt 28°L
34 60% 28% - 80%
American - Carapils (Dextrine Malt) 4 American Grain crystal malt 1.8°L
33 55% 20% - 100%
American - Pale 2-Row 4 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 61% 45% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 60L 4 American Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 46% 15% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 80L 4 American Grain crystal malt 80°L
33 68% 6% - 100%

Yeasts Used In American Strong Ale Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Laboratory Type Alcohol Tolerance Flocculation Attenuation Min. Temp Max. Temp
Fermentis - Safale - American Ale Yeast US-05 121 Fermentis / Safale Ales Low Medium 81% 54°F 77°F
White Labs - California Ale Yeast WLP001 48 White Labs Ale High Medium 76.5% 68°F 73°F
Fermentis - Safale - English Ale Yeast S-04 39 Fermentis / Safale Ale .0975 High 75% 54°F 77°F
Wyeast - American Ale 1056 33 Wyeast Ale 0.1 Med-Low 75% 60°F 72°F
Danstar - Nottingham Ale Yeast 16 Danstar Ale Med-High High 77% 57°F 70°F
White Labs - Dry English Ale Yeast WLP007 16 White Labs Ale Med-High Med-High 75% 65°F 70°F
Mangrove Jack - US West Coast Yeast M44 10 Mangrove Jack Ale n/a High 78% 59°F 74°F
White Labs - American Ale Yeast Blend WLP060 7 White Labs Ale Med-High Medium 76% 68°F 72°F
Mangrove Jack - New World Strong Ale M42 7 Mangrove Jack Ale n/a High 79.5% 61°F 72°F
Wyeast - American Ale II 1272 7 Wyeast Ale 0.1 High 74% 60°F 72°F

Other Ingredients Used In American Strong Ale Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Type Use Avg. Usage Usage Range
Whirlfloc 31 Water Agt Mash 78% 2% - 100%
Irish Moss 30 Fining Boil 77% 6% - 100%
Gypsum 25 Water Agt Mash 45% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 9 Water Agt Mash 33% 0% - 59%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 8 Water Agt Mash 19% 0% - 36%
Epsom Salt 8 Water Agt Mash 18% 0% - 50%
Baking Soda 7 Water Agt Mash 13% 0% - 31%
Lactic acid 5 Water Agt Sparge 56% 33% - 100%
Chalk 5 Water Agt Mash 15% 0% - 22%
Wyeast - Beer Nutrient 5 Water Agt Boil 48% 8% - 100%

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