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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 3562
American Strong Ale
5 gal 8.1% 66.84 1.083 1.021
All Grain 3162
Combine Imperial Red Ale
25 L 7.43% 57.96 1.075 1.018
All Grain 1926
imperiaL IPA
20 L 7.73% 50.91 1.075 1.016
BIAB 1788
The tard in bastard
2 gal 10.8% 223.96 1.103 1.020
All Grain 1730
Snowman Constructor Hoppy Winter Imperial
11 gal 8.56% 67.36 1.081 1.016
All Grain 1399
Snowclone
5 gal 7.95% 26.4 1.087 1.026
All Grain 1341
brrr
5 gal 7.88% 38.68 1.077 1.017
All Grain 1244
Big Bastard
17 gal 7.53% 68.03 1.070 1.013
All Grain 1111
Founding Fathers Colonial Ale
5.2 gal 6.88% 53.79 1.072 1.020
All Grain 994

Newest American Strong Ale Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Not so Pale Ale
25 L 5.26% 49.22 1.054 1.013
All Grain 8
AB clone attempt
11 gal 7.55% 162.94 1.070 1.012
All Grain 8
Strong Ale
3 gal 11.22% 0 1.114 1.029
All Grain 17
Sam American Strong
7 gal 8.42% 93.63 1.086 1.021
All Grain 31
American strong ale
18 L 7.89% 89.01 1.077 1.017
All Grain 24
Basic West Coast IPA
5.5 gal 7.21% 57.48 1.068 1.013
BIAB 28
Mens Room Red - Jim's
11 gal 7.02% 120.16 1.072 1.018
All Grain 81
Awesome Recipe
25 L 6.43% 73.92 1.065 1.016
All Grain 20
zimné pivo
25 L 7.43% 66.92 1.070 1.013
All Grain 21
Arrogant Bastard Clone
5.5 gal 6.75% 110.43 1.069 1.017
All Grain 34

Fermentables Used In American Strong Ale Recipes (View More)

Name
Recipes
Country
Category
Type
Color
PPG
Avg. Usage
Usage Range
American - Pale 2-Row 179 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 66% 3% - 100%
Belgian - Special B 83 Belgian Grain roasted malt 115°L
34 5% 1% - 21%
United Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale 71 United Kingdom Grain base malt 3.75°L
38 52% 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 37 American Grain crystal malt 120°L
33 5% 1% - 13%
Flaked Oats 36 Adjunct raw 2.2°L
33 9% 0% - 32%
American - Victory 34 American Grain roasted malt 28°L
34 7% 2% - 20%
American - Caramel / Crystal 60L 33 American Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 6% 1% - 14%
American - Munich - Light 10L 33 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 112 7 23% 1% - 100%
Chinook 104 13 24% 2% - 100%
Simcoe 63 12.7 16% 1% - 100%
Citra 61 11 21% 2% - 100%
Centennial 57 10 22% 2% - 100%
Amarillo 45 8.6 17% 3% - 100%
Columbus 43 15 16% 2% - 100%
Magnum 40 15 31% 2% - 100%
Willamette 40 4.5 31% 4% - 100%
Warrior 25 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-05 104 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 31 Fermentis / Safale Ale .0975 High 75% 54°F 77°F
White Labs - Dry English Ale Yeast WLP007 17 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
White Labs - American Ale Yeast Blend WLP060 6 White Labs Ale Med-High Medium 76% 68°F 72°F
White Labs - California Ale V Yeast WLP051 6 White Labs Ale Med-High Med-High 72.5% 66°F 70°F

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

Name Recipes Type Use Avg. Usage Usage Range
Irish Moss 30 Fining Boil 76% 6% - 100%
Whirlfloc 22 Fining Boil 79% 2% - 100%
Gypsum 18 Water Agt Mash 47% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 8 Water Agt Mash 19% 0% - 36%
Baking Soda 6 Water Agt Mash 13% 0% - 31%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 5 Water Agt Mash 33% 0% - 59%
Epsom Salt 5 Water Agt Mash 20% 0% - 50%
Citric acid 4 Water Agt Mash 38% 10% - 90%
Chalk 3 Water Agt Mash 14% 0% - 22%
Table Salt 3 Water Agt Mash 36% 0% - 100%

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