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Strong Ale - Old Ale



Top 10 Old Ale Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Robinson's Old Tom clone
12 L 8.3% 30.29 1.082 1.019
All Grain 3009
Christmas Beeracle
230 gal 8.59% 68.56 1.088 1.023
All Grain 2992
Velniūkštis
12.8 L 5.54% 40.84 1.055 1.013
All Grain 2353
Autumn's Bounty Double Nut Brown Ale
5.5 gal 8.89% 49.87 1.089 1.021
All Grain 2250
Ginger Wheat
5.5 gal 8.63% 37.32 1.076 1.011
All Grain 2198
Old Ale for Barrel
7.5 gal 9.35% 75.14 1.098 1.027
All Grain 1955
Liquid arrogance
5 gal 7.23% 126.8 1.072 1.016
BIAB 1912
Honey-Apricot Strong Ale
5.5 gal 8.4% 52.37 1.090 1.026
Partial Mash 1846
Oaked AB
5 gal 7.8% 81.32 1.079 1.020
Partial Mash 1700
Scrooge Winter Warmer English Old Ale
5 gal 6.62% 0 1.067 1.017
All Grain 1524

Newest Old Ale Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Awesome Recipe
19 L 4.58% 39.07 1.047 1.012
All Grain 3
Smoked Whiskey Imperial Lager
20 L 6.65% 26.36 1.073 1.022
All Grain 20
Santa's Little Helper- Fruit Cake Ale #2
7.5 gal 3.19% 0 1.032 1.008
All Grain 17
Klappens kompot
10 L 4.98% 77.71 1.053 1.015
All Grain 15
Altbier Ale
5.25 gal 4.66% 0 1.046 1.010
All Grain 38
Olympus Mons
16.5 L 7.69% 36.32 1.078 1.019
All Grain 26
Dejan Dubbel
20 L 6.68% 34.22 1.072 1.021
BIAB 29
Abbey Strong Ale
25 L 6.82% 37.43 1.069 1.017
All Grain 42
Better Red than Dead Ale
5.5 gal 6.57% 35.66 1.067 1.017
All Grain 73
Awesome Recipe
5.5 gal 7.74% 22.9 1.067 1.008
extract 29

Fermentables Used In Old Ale Recipes (View More)

Name
Recipes
Country
Category
Type
Color
PPG
Avg. Usage
Usage Range
United Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale 82 United Kingdom Grain base malt 3.75°L
38 70% 15% - 100%
American - Pale 2-Row 51 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 66% 9% - 100%
United Kingdom - Chocolate 38 United Kingdom Grain roasted malt 425°L
34 3% 0% - 10%
Belgian - Special B 33 Belgian Grain roasted malt 115°L
34 5% 1% - 13%
Brown Sugar 31 Sugar sugar 15°L
45 8% 1% - 17%
American - Chocolate 31 American Grain roasted malt 350°L
29 2% 0% - 4%
American - Caramel / Crystal 60L 26 American Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 6% 2% - 14%
Belgian - Biscuit 24 Belgian Grain roasted malt 23°L
35 6% 0% - 22%
Flaked Oats 21 Adjunct raw 2.2°L
33 5% 2% - 11%
Molasses 21 Sugar sugar 80°L
36 5% 0% - 13%

Hops Used In Old Ale Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Average AA Avg. Usage Usage Range
Fuggles 59 4.5 35% 10% - 100%
East Kent Goldings 55 5 33% 8% - 100%
Cascade 39 7 25% 7% - 67%
Northern Brewer 35 7.8 38% 11% - 100%
Chinook 28 13 27% 5% - 67%
Magnum 19 15 43% 9% - 100%
Willamette 17 4.5 36% 9% - 75%
Saaz 17 3.5 23% 10% - 50%
Target 17 11.5 43% 4% - 100%
Challenger 16 8.5 46% 14% - 73%

Steeping Grains Used In Old Ale Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
American - Aromatic Malt 5 American Grain base malt 20°L
35 26% 13% - 58%
American - Caramel / Crystal 120L 4 American Grain crystal malt 120°L
33 40% 14% - 100%
United Kingdom - Crystal 60L 4 United Kingdom Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 35% 15% - 50%
American - Caramel / Crystal 80L 4 American Grain crystal malt 80°L
33 34% 20% - 57%
United Kingdom - Chocolate 3 United Kingdom Grain roasted malt 425°L
34 13% 11% - 14%
American - Roasted Barley 3 American Grain roasted malt 300°L
33 13% 7% - 20%
Canadian - Honey Malt 3 Canadian Grain base malt 25°L
37 39% 7% - 60%
American - Chocolate 3 American Grain roasted malt 350°L
29 12% 3% - 27%
American - Caramel / Crystal 15L 2 American Grain crystal malt 15°L
35 20% 11% - 30%
United Kingdom - Brown 2 United Kingdom Grain roasted malt 65°L
32 33% 25% - 40%

Yeasts Used In Old Ale Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Laboratory Type Alcohol Tolerance Flocculation Attenuation Min. Temp Max. Temp
Fermentis - Safale - English Ale Yeast S-04 30 Fermentis / Safale Ale .0975 High 75% 54°F 77°F
Fermentis - Safale - American Ale Yeast US-05 24 Fermentis / Safale Ales Low Medium 81% 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 17 Danstar Ale Med-High High 77% 57°F 70°F
Wyeast - London Ale 1028 15 Wyeast Ale 0.1 Med-Low 75% 60°F 72°F
White Labs - English Ale Yeast WLP002 12 White Labs Ale Medium Very High 66.5% 65°F 68°F
White Labs - California Ale Yeast WLP001 10 White Labs Ale High Medium 76.5% 68°F 73°F
White Labs - British Ale Yeast WLP005 10 White Labs Ale Medium High 70.5% 65°F 70°F
White Labs - Edinburgh Scottish Ale Yeast WLP028 8 White Labs Ale Med-High Medium 72.5% 65°F 70°F
Wyeast - Scottish Ale 1728 8 Wyeast Ale 0.12 High 71% 55°F 75°F

Other Ingredients Used In Old Ale Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Type Use Avg. Usage Usage Range
Irish Moss 46 Fining Boil 61% 2% - 100%
Whirlfloc 16 Fining Boil 60% 0% - 100%
Gypsum 4 Water Agt Mash 51% 16% - 100%
Wyeast - Beer Nutrient 3 Water Agt Mash 67% 50% - 100%
Table Salt 3 Water Agt Mash 14% 0% - 33%
Epsom Salt 2 Water Agt Other 4% 0% - 8%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 2 Water Agt Mash 8% 0% - 16%
Lactic acid 1 Water Agt Mash 23% 23% - 23%
Chalk 1 Water Agt Mash 26% 26% - 26%

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