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Strong British Ale - British Strong Ale

BJCP Style Guide

Top 10 British Strong Ale Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
British Strong
5.5 gal 7.45% 40.15 1.075 1.022
BIAB 2634
Strong Brown Ale - #1 - good
22.5 L 6.27% 24.89 1.064 1.016
All Grain 1624
Bitter Belgian Ale
15.5 L 7.27% 45.21 1.074 1.019
BIAB 1607
DöG Summer Island Strong Ale
25 L 5.64% 40.74 1.055 1.012
All Grain 1389
British Honey Ale
5 gal 6.54% 35.94 1.065 1.015
All Grain 1246
41 - Brown Pilsner
22 L 6.18% 24.75 1.057 1.010
All Grain 1194
English Not Mild
11 gal 5.91% 46.89 1.061 1.016
Partial Mash 1093
Big bitter
22 L 6.46% 51.37 1.067 1.018
All Grain 973
O'Rudy Red
5.5 gal 5.37% 96.78 1.056 1.015
All Grain 895
Dundalk Irish Heavy
5 gal 6.37% 56.4 1.062 1.015
BIAB 835

Newest British Strong Ale Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Fathers Day Ale
6 gal 5.81% 34.1 1.060 1.016
extract 6
Bilge water
4 gal 6.14% 41.99 1.073 1.026
BIAB 4
Sana todo Barleywine
5.5 gal 10.75% 73.33 1.105 1.023
All Grain 7
BF1 - neame
23 L 5.76% 39.74 1.055 1.011
All Grain 18
Barleywine for Dogmaster Barrel
5.5 gal 11.07% 41.73 1.103 1.019
All Grain 56
Awesome Recipe
5.5 gal 4.12% 0 1.046 1.014
extract 12
Farmhouse chinook
24 L 6.91% 28.52 1.064 1.011
All Grain 29
Wishbone Mash
17 L 6.76% 68.78 1.062 1.011
All Grain 45
Just drinkin'
8.5 gal 6.28% 58.83 1.070 1.022
All Grain 14
Periwinkle Blue
5 gal 5.87% 54.29 1.059 1.014
All Grain 19

Fermentables Used In British Strong Ale Recipes (View More)

Name
Recipes
Country
Category
Type
Color
PPG
Avg. Usage
Usage Range
United Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale 161 United Kingdom Grain base malt 3.75°L
38 71% 6% - 100%
American - Pale 2-Row 46 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 65% 23% - 94%
United Kingdom - Chocolate 44 United Kingdom Grain roasted malt 425°L
34 2% 0% - 6%
Belgian - Biscuit 33 Belgian Grain roasted malt 23°L
35 8% 2% - 17%
Belgian - Special B 32 Belgian Grain roasted malt 115°L
34 4% 1% - 10%
American - Caramel / Crystal 60L 32 American Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 7% 2% - 20%
Flaked Corn 31 Adjunct raw 0.5°L
40 11% 1% - 40%
United Kingdom - Amber 27 United Kingdom Grain base malt 27°L
32 9% 2% - 21%
Dry Malt Extract - Light 25 Dry Extract extract 4°L
42 43% 6% - 100%
Torrified Wheat 24 Adjunct raw 2°L
36 5% 1% - 18%

Hops Used In British Strong Ale Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Average AA Avg. Usage Usage Range
East Kent Goldings 116 5 33% 3% - 100%
Fuggles 78 4.5 29% 2% - 100%
Cascade 45 7 28% 4% - 100%
Challenger 35 8.5 31% 8% - 69%
Magnum 33 15 37% 6% - 100%
Target 28 11.5 29% 8% - 100%
Willamette 28 4.5 34% 8% - 100%
Chinook 23 13 21% 1% - 63%
Centennial 23 10 24% 7% - 100%
Northern Brewer 22 7.8 32% 2% - 95%

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

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
American - Carapils (Dextrine Malt) 4 American Grain crystal malt 1.8°L
33 32% 10% - 44%
American - Black Malt 4 American Grain roasted malt 500°L
28 11% 4% - 25%
German - Carapils 3 German Grain crystal malt 1.3°L
35 24% 16% - 31%
Flaked Oats 3 Adjunct raw 2.2°L
33 25% 8% - 60%
Belgian - CaraVienne 3 Belgian Grain crystal malt 20°L
34 39% 38% - 40%
United Kingdom - Crystal 60L 3 United Kingdom Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 93% 78% - 100%
American - Chocolate 3 American Grain roasted malt 350°L
29 13% 5% - 22%
Belgian - Chocolate 3 Belgian Grain roasted malt 340°L
30 36% 7% - 50%
American - Caramel / Crystal 60L 3 American Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 31% 27% - 33%
United Kingdom - Chocolate 3 United Kingdom Grain roasted malt 425°L
34 27% 10% - 50%

Yeasts Used In British Strong Ale Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Laboratory Type Alcohol Tolerance Flocculation Attenuation Min. Temp Max. Temp
Fermentis / Safale - Safale - English Ale Yeast S-04 63 Fermentis / Safale Ale .0975 High 75% 54°F 77°F
Danstar - Nottingham Ale Yeast 28 Danstar Ale Med-High High 77% 57°F 70°F
White Labs - English Ale Yeast WLP002 19 White Labs Ale Medium Very High 66.5% 65°F 68°F
Fermentis / Safale - Safale - American Ale Yeast US-05 18 Fermentis / Safale Ale .095 Medium 81% 54°F 77°F
Wyeast - London Ale III 1318 12 Wyeast Ale 0.1 High 73% 64°F 74°F
Wyeast - British Ale 1098 11 Wyeast Ale 0.1 Med-High 74% 64°F 72°F
White Labs - Dry English Ale Yeast WLP007 10 White Labs Ale Med-High Med-High 75% 65°F 70°F
White Labs - London Ale Yeast WLP013 10 White Labs Ale Medium Medium 71% 66°F 71°F
Wyeast - London ESB Ale 1968 9 Wyeast Ale 0.1 Very High 69% 64°F 72°F
White Labs - California Ale Yeast WLP001 8 White Labs Ale High Medium 76.5% 68°F 73°F

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

Name Recipes Type Use Avg. Usage Usage Range
Irish Moss 30 Fining Boil 78% 4% - 100%
Gypsum 30 Water Agt Mash 13% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride 23 Water Agt Mash 18% 0% - 98%
Baking Soda 11 Water Agt Mash 8% 0% - 38%
Chalk 10 Water Agt Mash 12% 0% - 100%
Epsom Salt 10 Water Agt Mash 10% 0% - 50%
Table Salt 10 Water Agt Mash 2% 0% - 10%
Whirlfloc 9 Fining Boil 82% 49% - 100%
Lactic acid 9 Water Agt Mash 48% 1% - 100%
Phosphoric acid 2 Water Agt Mash 66% 0% - 100%

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