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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 4591
Sika Red
11.5 gal 8.9% 86.05 1.091 1.023
All Grain 4051
Combine Imperial Red Ale
25 L 7.43% 57.96 1.075 1.018
All Grain 3118
The tard in bastard
2 gal 10.8% 223.96 1.103 1.020
All Grain 2093
imperiaL IPA
20 L 7.73% 50.91 1.075 1.016
BIAB 1984
Snowman Constructor Hoppy Winter Imperial
11 gal 8.56% 67.36 1.081 1.016
All Grain 1605
Snowclone
5 gal 7.95% 26.4 1.087 1.026
All Grain 1598
brrr
5 gal 7.88% 38.68 1.077 1.017
All Grain 1453
Big Bastard
17 gal 7.53% 68.03 1.070 1.013
All Grain 1408
Founding Fathers Colonial Ale
5.2 gal 6.88% 53.79 1.072 1.020
All Grain 1301

Newest American Strong Ale Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
North Coast Old Stock Ale Clone
5 gal 10.57% 42.95 1.107 1.027
All Grain 23
Do You Even Lift, Bro?!
3.25 gal 8.36% 101.68 1.084 1.020
BIAB 39
SMASH
20 L 7.93% 0 1.079 1.019
All Grain 30
Awesome Recipe
5.5 gal 6.64% 66.65 1.065 1.014
extract 24
gyrobeer
20.8 L 6.46% 54.12 1.066 1.016
All Grain 46
American Strong Ale #2
3 gal 8.53% 67.17 1.091 1.026
All Grain 66
HSGN
5.5 gal 7.92% 81.05 1.074 1.014
BIAB 43
ODR Pirate Ale
5.5 gal 7.96% 73.14 1.081 1.020
All Grain 64
Imperial Red Autumn Ale
21 L 7.46% 46.22 1.071 1.014
All Grain 33
Awesome Recipe
5 gal 22.39% 0 1.213 1.043
extract 39

Fermentables Used In American Strong Ale Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
Pale 2-Row 153 Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 66% 3% - 100%
Belgian - Special B 68 Belgian Grain roasted malt 115°L
34 5% 1% - 21%
United Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale 62 United Kingdom Grain base malt 3.75°L
38 51% 6% - 100%
Munich - Light 10L 51 Grain specialty malt 10°L
33 17% 1% - 59%
American - Caramel / Crystal 40L 38 American Grain crystal malt 40°L
34 8% 1% - 22%
Corn Sugar - Dextrose 33 Sugar sugar 0.5°L
42 10% 2% - 20%
Flaked Oats 31 Adjunct raw 2.2°L
33 9% 0% - 24%
American - Victory 30 American Grain roasted malt 28°L
34 7% 2% - 20%
American - Caramel / Crystal 120L 30 American Grain crystal malt 120°L
33 5% 1% - 13%
American - Caramel / Crystal 60L 26 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 100 7 23% 1% - 100%
Chinook 94 13 24% 2% - 100%
Citra 59 11 21% 2% - 100%
Simcoe 56 12.7 16% 1% - 100%
Centennial 49 10 21% 2% - 67%
Magnum 39 15 30% 2% - 100%
Willamette 38 4.5 32% 4% - 100%
Amarillo 38 8.6 18% 3% - 100%
Columbus 36 15 15% 2% - 56%
Mosaic 23 12.5 19% 6% - 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 32% 17% - 100%
Honey Malt 5 Grain crystal malt 25°L
37 80% 50% - 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 - 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%
Pale 2-Row 4 Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 61% 45% - 100%
Aromatic Malt 4 Grain specialty malt 20°L
35 36% 25% - 45%

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 83 Fermentis / Safale Ales Low Medium 81% 54°F 77°F
White Labs - California Ale Yeast WLP001 44 White Labs Ale High Medium 76.5% 68°F 73°F
Wyeast - American Ale 1056 30 Wyeast Ale 0.1 Med-Low 75% 60°F 72°F
Fermentis - Safale - English Ale Yeast S-04 29 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 11 Danstar Ale Med-High High 77% 57°F 70°F
Mangrove Jack - US West Coast Yeast M44 8 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
Mangrove Jack - New World Strong Ale M42 6 Mangrove Jack Ale n/a High 79.5% 61°F 72°F
White Labs - American Ale Yeast Blend WLP060 5 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 28 Fining Boil 78% 6% - 100%
Whirlfloc 20 Fining Boil 78% 1% - 100%
Gypsum 13 Water Agt Boil 48% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 6 Water Agt Mash 22% 3% - 36%
Citric acid 4 Water Agt Mash 23% 10% - 34%
Baking Soda 4 Water Agt Mash 15% 7% - 31%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 3 Water Agt Mash 34% 0% - 53%
Epsom Salt 3 Water Agt Mash 22% 9% - 50%
Wyeast - Beer Nutrient 2 Water Agt Primary 54% 8% - 100%
Cinnamon 2 Spice Boil 46% 1% - 92%

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