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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 5478
Sika Red
11.5 gal 8.9% 86.05 1.091 1.023
All Grain 4716
Combine Imperial Red Ale
25 L 7.43% 57.96 1.075 1.018
All Grain 3868
The tard in bastard
2 gal 10.8% 223.96 1.103 1.020
All Grain 2488
imperiaL IPA
20 L 7.73% 50.91 1.075 1.016
BIAB 2275
brrr
5 gal 7.88% 38.68 1.077 1.017
All Grain 1931
Snowman Constructor Hoppy Winter Imperial
11 gal 8.56% 67.36 1.081 1.016
All Grain 1911
Snowclone
5 gal 7.95% 26.4 1.087 1.026
All Grain 1885
Big Bastard
17 gal 7.53% 68.03 1.070 1.013
All Grain 1753
Founding Fathers Colonial Ale
5.2 gal 6.88% 53.79 1.072 1.020
All Grain 1626

Newest American Strong Ale Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Winter Ale
75 L 8.96% 61.66 1.084 1.016
BIAB 7
Elegant Bastard Kit
5.5 gal 6.98% 81.28 1.068 1.017
All Grain 7
Krispy 2.0
30 L 8.95% 29.75 1.089 1.020
All Grain 15
kilt lifter clone
5.5 gal 5.83% 0 1.059 1.015
extract 31
Blake's - Imp Brown
220 gal 9.89% 37.68 1.092 1.017
All Grain 33
Jim Parker's Winter Warmer
6.5 gal 8.47% 134.86 1.083 1.018
All Grain 22
Eva Brown
25.02 L 7.69% 69.07 1.072 1.014
BIAB 41
American strong
5.5 gal 8.9% 84.51 1.084 1.016
All Grain 55
Dead Guy Ale Clone
5.25 gal 7.17% 56.36 1.074 1.019
All Grain 65
cascade amarillo 2
5.5 gal 6.72% 23.77 1.062 1.011
All Grain 91

Fermentables Used In American Strong Ale Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
Pale 2-Row 175 Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 67% 3% - 100%
Belgian - Special B 77 Belgian Grain roasted malt 115°L
34 6% 1% - 21%
United Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale 69 United Kingdom Grain base malt 3.75°L
38 52% 6% - 100%
Munich - Light 10L 57 Grain specialty malt 10°L
33 18% 1% - 59%
American - Caramel / Crystal 40L 44 American Grain crystal malt 40°L
34 7% 1% - 22%
Corn Sugar - Dextrose 42 Sugar sugar 0.5°L
42 10% 1% - 25%
American - Victory 35 American Grain roasted malt 28°L
34 7% 2% - 20%
American - Caramel / Crystal 120L 35 American Grain crystal malt 120°L
33 5% 1% - 13%
Flaked Oats 35 Adjunct raw 2.2°L
33 8% 0% - 24%
American - Caramel / Crystal 60L 33 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 117 7 22% 1% - 100%
Chinook 108 13 24% 2% - 100%
Citra 67 11 21% 2% - 100%
Simcoe 63 12.7 17% 1% - 100%
Centennial 62 10 22% 2% - 67%
Magnum 50 15 31% 2% - 100%
Amarillo 49 8.6 17% 3% - 100%
Willamette 45 4.5 32% 4% - 100%
Columbus 43 15 16% 2% - 100%
Mosaic 30 12.5 18% 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 8 Belgian Grain roasted malt 23°L
35 28% 13% - 40%
American - Caramel / Crystal 40L 7 American Grain crystal malt 40°L
34 45% 16% - 100%
Belgian - Special B 7 Belgian Grain roasted malt 115°L
34 31% 17% - 100%
American - Chocolate 6 American Grain roasted malt 350°L
29 13% 2% - 32%
Honey Malt 6 Grain crystal malt 25°L
37 83% 50% - 100%
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%
Belgian - CaraMunich 4 Belgian Grain crystal malt 50°L
33 30% 25% - 36%
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-05 104 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
Fermentis - Safale - English Ale Yeast S-04 32 Fermentis / Safale Ale .0975 High 75% 54°F 77°F
Wyeast - American Ale 1056 31 Wyeast Ale 0.1 Med-Low 75% 60°F 72°F
White Labs - Dry English Ale Yeast WLP007 22 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 - New World Strong Ale M42 8 Mangrove Jack Ale n/a High 79.5% 61°F 72°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
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
Whirlfloc 32 Fining Boil 74% 1% - 100%
Irish Moss 28 Fining Boil 80% 6% - 100%
Gypsum 27 Water Agt Mash 38% 0% - 100%
Epsom Salt 13 Water Agt Mash 13% 0% - 50%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 13 Water Agt Mash 19% 0% - 59%
Baking Soda 8 Water Agt Mash 11% 0% - 31%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 6 Water Agt Mash 22% 3% - 36%
Lactic acid 6 Water Agt Mash 64% 28% - 100%
Phosphoric acid 5 Water Agt Mash 48% 15% - 100%
Wyeast - Beer Nutrient 5 Other Boil 58% 8% - 100%

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