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Pale Commonwealth Beer - British Golden Ale

BJCP Style Guide

Top 10 British Golden Ale Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Golden Session
5.5 gal 3.82% 28.39 1.042 1.012
All Grain 7264
Grainfather Pale Ale
20 L 5.65% 71.21 1.054 1.011
All Grain 5060
simple ale 20180918
64 L 5.82% 43.24 1.062 1.018
All Grain 3125
Goldfinger (Hobgoblin Gold clone)
5.25 gal 4.58% 40.81 1.047 1.012
All Grain 2813
B8 Imperial Golden Ale
50 L 6.45% 22.83 1.064 1.015
All Grain 2793
Smash Original
5 gal 3.97% 39.88 1.042 1.012
extract 2373
Golden Ale Juan Carlos Martinez
30 L 4.62% 25.26 1.048 1.012
All Grain 2204
Čeh #2 Magnum + Sladek
27 L 4.57% 26.5 1.046 1.012
extract 1803
simcoe/chinook/centennial#2
25 L 4.04% 34.08 1.044 1.013
BIAB 1772
Fool's Gold
41.6 L 5% 47.24 1.048 1.009
All Grain 1598

Newest British Golden Ale Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Blondes Have More Fun
23 L 3.98% 0 1.040 1.010
All Grain 18
PilNZer
5.5 gal 4.93% 29.25 1.050 1.013
BIAB 0
Leftover BGA
24 L 5.07% 42.6 1.052 1.013
All Grain 4
Blonde
500 L 5.06% 7.94 1.050 1.012
All Grain 10
Bussingtons
220 gal 5.07% 22.71 1.048 1.009
All Grain 12
British Golden Ale
5 gal 4.75% 40.14 1.047 1.011
BIAB 23
Ginger Lime Ale
1 gal 4.3% 91.54 1.044 1.011
All Grain 7
Mr Smash
30 L 4.17% 32.76 1.041 1.009
All Grain 27
Galaxy ISA
5.5 gal 4.73% 30.26 1.047 1.011
All Grain 23
Cascade Golden ale 2 (37)
25 L 4.45% 27.16 1.046 1.012
All Grain 23

Fermentables Used In British Golden Ale Recipes (View More)

Name
Recipes
Country
Category
Type
Color
PPG
Avg. Usage
Usage Range
United Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale 211 United Kingdom Grain base malt 3.75°L
38 74% 10% - 100%
American - Pale 2-Row 62 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 70% 17% - 100%
United Kingdom - Golden Promise 60 United Kingdom Grain base malt 3°L
37 69% 3% - 100%
German - Pilsner 50 German Grain base malt 1.6°L
38 56% 6% - 100%
German - Carapils 48 German Grain crystal malt 1.3°L
35 8% 1% - 19%
United Kingdom - Pale 2-Row 45 United Kingdom Grain base malt 2.5°L
38 76% 12% - 100%
Flaked Oats 39 Adjunct raw 2.2°L
33 6% 0% - 17%
American - Pilsner 36 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 64% 15% - 100%
German - Acidulated Malt 35 German Grain acidulated malt 3.4°L
27 3% 1% - 6%
German - Munich Light 34 German Grain base malt 6°L
37 20% 3% - 100%

Hops Used In British Golden Ale Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Average AA Avg. Usage Usage Range
Cascade 124 7 29% 3% - 100%
East Kent Goldings 116 5 31% 5% - 100%
Amarillo 63 8.6 27% 2% - 67%
Citra 60 11 26% 2% - 100%
Fuggles 60 4.5 30% 6% - 71%
Magnum 47 15 23% 2% - 50%
Challenger 46 8.5 28% 5% - 100%
Centennial 43 10 27% 6% - 100%
Mosaic 36 12.5 32% 4% - 80%
Willamette 32 4.5 33% 8% - 100%

Steeping Grains Used In British Golden Ale Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
Belgian - Caramel Pils 6 Belgian Grain crystal malt 8°L
34 88% 65% - 100%
German - Carapils 4 German Grain crystal malt 1.3°L
35 38% 19% - 67%
American - Carapils (Dextrine Malt) 3 American Grain crystal malt 1.8°L
33 83% 50% - 100%
Flaked Corn 2 Adjunct raw 0.5°L
40 57% 13% - 100%
Flaked Oats 2 Adjunct raw 2.2°L
33 10% 10% - 10%
American - Caramel / Crystal 40L 2 American Grain crystal malt 40°L
34 100% 100% - 100%
United Kingdom - Crystal 30L 2 United Kingdom Grain crystal malt 30°L
34 18% 16% - 19%
Belgian - CaraVienne 2 Belgian Grain crystal malt 20°L
34 42% 33% - 52%
American - Caramel / Crystal 75L 2 American Grain crystal malt 75°L
33 75% 50% - 100%
Canadian - Honey Malt 2 Canadian Grain base malt 25°L
37 50% 50% - 50%

Yeasts Used In British Golden Ale Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Laboratory Type Alcohol Tolerance Flocculation Attenuation Min. Temp Max. Temp
Fermentis - Safale - English Ale Yeast S-04 124 Fermentis / Safale Ale .0975 High 75% 54°F 77°F
Fermentis - Safale - American Ale Yeast US-05 122 Fermentis / Safale Ale .095 Medium 81% 54°F 77°F
Danstar - Nottingham Ale Yeast 52 Danstar Ale Med-High High 77% 57°F 70°F
White Labs - Dry English Ale Yeast WLP007 22 White Labs Ale Med-High Med-High 75% 65°F 70°F
White Labs - English Ale Yeast WLP002 17 White Labs Ale Medium Very High 66.5% 65°F 68°F
Wyeast - London Ale III 1318 13 Wyeast Ale 0.1 High 73% 64°F 74°F
Mangrove Jack - Liberty Bell Ale M36 13 Mangrove Jack Ale n/a Med-High 76% 62°F 74°F
Wyeast - British Ale 1098 12 Wyeast Ale 0.1 Med-High 74% 64°F 72°F
White Labs - California Ale Yeast WLP001 10 White Labs Ale High Medium 76.5% 68°F 73°F
Wyeast - American Ale 1056 9 Wyeast Ale 0.1 Med-Low 75% 60°F 72°F

Other Ingredients Used In British Golden Ale Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Type Use Avg. Usage Usage Range
Gypsum 71 Water Agt Mash 25% 0% - 100%
Irish Moss 47 Fining Boil 83% 0% - 100%
Whirlfloc 37 Fining Boil 72% 0% - 100%
Epsom Salt 28 Water Agt Mash 11% 0% - 40%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 27 Water Agt Mash 21% 0% - 77%
Lactic acid 23 Water Agt Sparge 65% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 19 Water Agt Mash 16% 0% - 50%
Table Salt 18 Water Agt Mash 5% 0% - 33%
Phosphoric acid 8 Water Agt Mash 56% 0% - 100%
Baking Soda 6 Water Agt Mash 5% 0% - 25%

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