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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
Sika Red
11.5 gal 8.9% 86.05 1.091 1.023
All Grain 3442
American Strong Ale
5 gal 8.1% 66.84 1.083 1.021
All Grain 2933
Combine Imperial Red Ale
25 L 7.43% 57.96 1.075 1.018
All Grain 1868
imperiaL IPA
20 L 7.73% 50.91 1.075 1.016
BIAB 1739
The tard in bastard
2 gal 10.8% 223.96 1.103 1.020
All Grain 1691
Snowman Constructor Hoppy Winter Imperial
11 gal 8.56% 67.36 1.081 1.016
All Grain 1369
Snowclone
5 gal 7.95% 26.4 1.087 1.026
All Grain 1309
brrr
5 gal 7.88% 38.68 1.077 1.017
All Grain 1205
Big Bastard
17 gal 7.53% 68.03 1.070 1.013
All Grain 1063
Founding Fathers Colonial Ale
5.2 gal 6.88% 53.79 1.072 1.020
All Grain 937

Newest American Strong Ale Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Awesome Recipe
5.5 gal 8.23% 56.32 1.081 1.018
All Grain 1
Awesome Recipe
5.5 gal 8% 0 1.081 1.020
BIAB 21
Way tu buku
5 gal 24.34% 14.27 1.247 1.062
All Grain 20
Cleveland Christmas Ale
5.5 gal 8.46% 35.97 1.078 1.014
All Grain 25
DEKL 16.5
14.5 L 7.4% 43.49 1.069 1.013
All Grain 14
Death to the real tyrants
8 L 8.96% 94.06 1.082 1.014
All Grain 0
Irish Death Clone
6 gal 8.3% 31.3 1.078 1.015
BIAB 11
Creeper Steve's Old Brown Eye Ale
5 gal 7.38% 34.96 1.074 1.017
All Grain 94
Shot in the Dark Honey Ale
5.5 gal 6.88% 56.59 1.064 1.011
extract 32
Doppelsticke Barleywine
5.25 gal 8.64% 48.75 1.079 1.014
extract 10

Fermentables Used In American Strong Ale Recipes (View More)

Name
Recipes
Country
Category
Type
Color
PPG
Avg. Usage
Usage Range
American - Pale 2-Row 176 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 66% 3% - 100%
Belgian - Special B 81 Belgian Grain roasted malt 115°L
34 5% 1% - 21%
United Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale 69 United Kingdom Grain base malt 3.75°L
38 51% 6% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 40L 43 American Grain crystal malt 40°L
34 7% 1% - 22%
Corn Sugar - Dextrose 39 Sugar sugar 0.5°L
42 10% 1% - 36%
American - Caramel / Crystal 120L 35 American Grain crystal malt 120°L
33 5% 1% - 13%
Flaked Oats 35 Adjunct raw 2.2°L
33 9% 0% - 32%
American - Munich - Light 10L 35 American Grain base malt 10°L
33 19% 1% - 59%
American - Victory 34 American Grain roasted malt 28°L
34 7% 2% - 20%
American - Caramel / Crystal 60L 32 American Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 6% 1% - 14%

Hops Used In American Strong Ale Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Average AA Avg. Usage Usage Range
Cascade 110 7 22% 1% - 100%
Chinook 101 13 24% 2% - 100%
Simcoe 62 12.7 16% 1% - 100%
Citra 60 11 22% 2% - 100%
Centennial 56 10 22% 2% - 100%
Columbus 44 15 16% 2% - 100%
Amarillo 43 8.6 17% 3% - 100%
Willamette 41 4.5 31% 4% - 100%
Magnum 38 15 30% 2% - 100%
Warrior 24 16 15% 1% - 43%

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

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
Belgian - Biscuit 7 Belgian Grain roasted malt 23°L
35 29% 13% - 40%
American - Caramel / Crystal 40L 7 American Grain crystal malt 40°L
34 45% 16% - 100%
Belgian - Special B 6 Belgian Grain roasted malt 115°L
34 33% 17% - 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 - Caramel / Crystal 80L 4 American Grain crystal malt 80°L
33 68% 6% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 15L 4 American Grain crystal malt 15°L
35 17% 1% - 33%
American - Aromatic Malt 4 American Grain base malt 20°L
35 36% 25% - 45%
American - Pale 2-Row 4 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 61% 45% - 100%
Flaked Oats 3 Adjunct raw 2.2°L
33 31% 19% - 50%

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-05 100 Fermentis / Safale Ale .095 Medium 81% 54°F 77°F
White Labs - California Ale Yeast WLP001 46 White Labs Ale High Medium 76.5% 68°F 73°F
Wyeast - American Ale 1056 33 Wyeast Ale 0.1 Med-Low 75% 60°F 72°F
Fermentis - Safale - English Ale Yeast S-04 32 Fermentis / Safale Ale .0975 High 75% 54°F 77°F
White Labs - Dry English Ale Yeast WLP007 15 White Labs Ale Med-High Med-High 75% 65°F 70°F
Danstar - Nottingham Ale Yeast 13 Danstar Ale Med-High High 77% 57°F 70°F
Mangrove Jack - US West Coast Yeast M44 9 Mangrove Jack Ale n/a High 78% 59°F 74°F
Wyeast - American Ale II 1272 7 Wyeast Ale 0.1 High 74% 60°F 72°F
Imperial Yeast - A07 Flagship 6 Imperial Yeast Ale Medium-low 73% 60°F 72°F
White Labs - American Ale Yeast Blend WLP060 6 White Labs Ale Med-High Medium 76% 68°F 72°F

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

Name Recipes Type Use Avg. Usage Usage Range
Irish Moss 30 Other Boil 76% 6% - 100%
Whirlfloc 23 Water Agt Boil 80% 2% - 100%
Gypsum 17 Water Agt Mash 48% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 8 Water Agt Mash 19% 0% - 36%
Baking Soda 6 Water Agt Mash 13% 0% - 31%
Epsom Salt 5 Water Agt Mash 20% 0% - 50%
Citric acid 4 Water Agt Mash 38% 10% - 90%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 4 Water Agt Mash 37% 0% - 59%
Chalk 3 Water Agt Mash 14% 0% - 22%
Table Salt 3 Water Agt Mash 36% 0% - 100%

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