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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 3736
American Strong Ale
5 gal 8.1% 66.84 1.083 1.021
All Grain 3434
Combine Imperial Red Ale
25 L 7.43% 57.96 1.075 1.018
All Grain 2055
imperiaL IPA
20 L 7.73% 50.91 1.075 1.016
BIAB 1842
The tard in bastard
2 gal 10.8% 223.96 1.103 1.020
All Grain 1831
Snowman Constructor Hoppy Winter Imperial
11 gal 8.56% 67.36 1.081 1.016
All Grain 1447
Snowclone
5 gal 7.95% 26.4 1.087 1.026
All Grain 1421
brrr
5 gal 7.88% 38.68 1.077 1.017
All Grain 1297
Big Bastard
17 gal 7.53% 68.03 1.070 1.013
All Grain 1168
Founding Fathers Colonial Ale
5.2 gal 6.88% 53.79 1.072 1.020
All Grain 1069

Newest American Strong Ale Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Rob's Strong American Ale-ment
11.5 L 7.74% 68.66 1.072 1.013
All Grain 16
Poor Richard’s Ale
5 gal 6.11% 32.84 1.067 1.020
All Grain 8
Stay A Rye Pale Ale
1.5 gal 9.66% 110.98 1.086 1.018
Partial Mash 55
Awesome Recipe
4 gal 8.86% 26.62 1.088 1.021
All Grain 6
Janet's Brown Ale
12 gal 7.43% 92.5 1.075 1.018
BIAB 10
GOLDERS - AMERICAN PALE ALE
2.5 gal 6.56% 54.88 1.067 1.017
BIAB 18
Hopped Up Honey Ale
5.25 gal 7.34% 74.86 1.066 1.010
All Grain 13
Angel Malvado
80 L 6.51% 15.47 1.065 1.016
All Grain 22
Snow Cap Clone (BIAB/NS)
10 gal 7.01% 83.2 1.068 1.015
BIAB 19
March 2020
50 L 6.32% 103.13 1.060 1.012
BIAB 18

Fermentables Used In American Strong Ale Recipes (View More)

Name
Recipes
Country
Category
Type
Color
PPG
Avg. Usage
Usage Range
American - Pale 2-Row 184 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 66% 3% - 100%
Belgian - Special B 82 Belgian Grain roasted malt 115°L
34 6% 1% - 61%
United Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale 75 United Kingdom Grain base malt 3.75°L
38 52% 6% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 40L 45 American Grain crystal malt 40°L
34 7% 1% - 22%
Corn Sugar - Dextrose 40 Sugar sugar 0.5°L
42 10% 1% - 36%
American - Caramel / Crystal 120L 37 American Grain crystal malt 120°L
33 5% 1% - 18%
Flaked Oats 36 Adjunct raw 2.2°L
33 9% 0% - 32%
American - Victory 33 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%
American - Munich - Light 10L 32 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 122 7 23% 1% - 100%
Chinook 108 13 24% 2% - 100%
Citra 68 11 20% 2% - 100%
Simcoe 65 12.7 17% 1% - 100%
Centennial 58 10 23% 2% - 100%
Magnum 47 15 31% 2% - 100%
Amarillo 46 8.6 18% 3% - 100%
Columbus 45 15 17% 2% - 100%
Willamette 39 4.5 31% 4% - 100%
Mosaic 28 12.5 16% 3% - 92%

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 - Caramel / Crystal 80L 4 American Grain crystal malt 80°L
33 68% 6% - 100%
American - Aromatic Malt 4 American Grain base malt 20°L
35 36% 25% - 45%
American - Victory 4 American Grain roasted malt 28°L
34 60% 28% - 80%
American - Caramel / Crystal 15L 4 American Grain crystal malt 15°L
35 17% 1% - 33%
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-05 111 Fermentis / Safale Ales Low Medium 81% 54°F 77°F
White Labs - California Ale Yeast WLP001 47 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 16 White Labs Ale Med-High Med-High 75% 65°F 70°F
Danstar - Nottingham Ale Yeast 14 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
White Labs - San Diego Super Yeast WLP090 6 White Labs Ale High Med-High 79.5% 65°F 68°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 29 Other Whirlpool 77% 6% - 100%
Whirlfloc 25 Water Agt Boil 78% 2% - 100%
Gypsum 24 Water Agt Mash 45% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 8 Water Agt Mash 19% 0% - 36%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 8 Water Agt Mash 32% 0% - 59%
Baking Soda 7 Water Agt Mash 13% 0% - 31%
Epsom Salt 7 Water Agt Mash 19% 0% - 50%
Chalk 5 Water Agt Mash 15% 0% - 22%
Citric acid 4 Water Agt Mash 38% 10% - 90%
Lactic acid 4 Water Agt Mash 54% 33% - 100%

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