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Strong British Ale - Wee Heavy

BJCP Style Guide

Top 10 Wee Heavy Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
17C1. Strong Scotch Ale (Wee Heavy)
5.5 gal 9.23% 32.87 1.097 1.027
All Grain 6256
Peat Smoked Scotch Ale
2.7 gal 9.77% 36.33 1.096 1.022
All Grain 5767
Vėtra
9.4 L 8.02% 29.22 1.082 1.020
All Grain 5522
La Brettécossaise
9 L 8.79% 82.64 1.082 1.015
All Grain 3441
Vikings vs Aliens
5 gal 7.91% 25.89 1.080 1.019
All Grain 2686
#60 Wee Heavy
27 L 6.92% 24.38 1.080 1.027
All Grain 2686
Wee Heavy Alvaro cambre
20 L 8.04% 0 1.082 1.020
All Grain 2180
Time Lord Tardis Ale
2.7 gal 7.61% 32.17 1.076 1.019
All Grain 2075
Wee Heavy
500 L 7.02% 24.6 1.070 1.017
All Grain 2025
Smoothie
1000 L 7.46% 99.1 1.076 1.019
All Grain 1851

Newest Wee Heavy Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Wee Heavy
5.5 gal 9.59% 28.93 1.092 1.019
BIAB 17
LIGHTWEIGHT Paisde!
3 gal 7.44% 29.39 1.076 1.019
BIAB 30
Scotch Ale
12.8 L 6.43% 14.13 1.068 1.019
BIAB 22
BC085 Wee Heavy N1 Champion Braumeister 20
18.9 L 8.69% 21.26 1.081 1.015
All Grain 30
A Bit Thicc
3 gal 9.78% 60.84 1.092 1.017
extract 42
CB198 Wee Heavy Old Jock Braumeister 20
18.9 L 7.84% 35.21 1.073 1.013
All Grain 32
CB196 Wee Heavy Nessie Braumeister 20
18.9 L 9.2% 21.52 1.086 1.016
All Grain 28
Barley Wine NYE21
10 L 8.69% 20.98 1.088 1.022
BIAB 41
The Wee One
3 gal 8.99% 22.5 1.094 1.025
BIAB 53
Wee heavy
2.5 gal 8.79% 11.86 1.094 1.027
extract 51

Fermentables Used In Wee Heavy Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
United Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale 109 United Kingdom Grain base malt 3.75°L
38 71% 7% - 97%
American - Roasted Barley 57 American Grain roasted malt 300°L
33 2% 0% - 6%
United Kingdom - Golden Promise 57 United Kingdom Grain base malt 3°L
37 79% 12% - 99%
United Kingdom - Roasted Barley 47 United Kingdom Grain roasted malt 550°L
29 1% 0% - 5%
American - Caramel / Crystal 120L 45 American Grain crystal malt 120°L
33 3% 1% - 10%
Pale 2-Row 44 Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 72% 13% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 60L 35 American Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 5% 2% - 18%
Belgian - Special B 32 Belgian Grain roasted malt 115°L
34 3% 1% - 8%
American - Caramel / Crystal 40L 32 American Grain crystal malt 40°L
34 5% 2% - 11%
Munich - Light 10L 31 Grain specialty malt 10°L
33 7% 1% - 22%

Hops Used In Wee Heavy Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Average AA Avg. Usage Usage Range
East Kent Goldings 130 5 54% 10% - 100%
Fuggles 59 4.5 50% 11% - 100%
Challenger 17 8.5 52% 20% - 100%
Northern Brewer 16 7.8 60% 12% - 100%
Kent Goldings 16 5 49% 20% - 100%
Willamette 15 4.5 48% 17% - 100%
Magnum 14 15 67% 20% - 100%
Nugget 12 14 80% 23% - 100%
Goldings 8 4.5 43% 14% - 100%
Cascade 8 7 43% 20% - 63%

Steeping Grains Used In Wee Heavy Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
American - Roasted Barley 4 American Grain roasted malt 300°L
33 22% 3% - 50%
American - Caramel / Crystal 40L 3 American Grain crystal malt 40°L
34 28% 4% - 53%
Belgian - Caramel Pils 3 Belgian Grain crystal malt 8°L
34 33% 19% - 50%
United Kingdom - Chocolate 3 United Kingdom Grain roasted malt 425°L
34 8% 4% - 14%
Belgian - Special B 3 Belgian Grain roasted malt 115°L
34 28% 13% - 38%
American - Black Barley 2 American Grain roasted malt 530°L
27 53% 7% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 60L 2 American Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 14% 3% - 25%
Munich 2 Grain specialty malt 6°L
37 23% 10% - 37%
American - Caramel / Crystal 120L 2 American Grain crystal malt 120°L
33 4% 1% - 6%
Belgian - Biscuit 2 Belgian Grain roasted malt 23°L
35 12% 7% - 17%

Yeasts Used In Wee Heavy Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Laboratory Type Alcohol Tolerance Flocculation Attenuation Min. Temp Max. Temp
White Labs - Edinburgh Scottish Ale Yeast WLP028 83 White Labs Ale Med-High Medium 72.5% 65°F 70°F
Wyeast - Scottish Ale 1728 73 Wyeast Ale 0.12 High 71% 55°F 75°F
Fermentis - Safale - English Ale Yeast S-04 23 Fermentis / Safale Ale .0975 High 75% 54°F 77°F
Fermentis - Safale - American Ale Yeast US-05 18 Fermentis / Safale Ales Low Medium 81% 54°F 77°F
Danstar - Nottingham Ale Yeast 9 Danstar Ale Med-High High 77% 57°F 70°F
Mangrove Jack - Empire Ale M15 8 Mangrove Jack Ale n/a Med-High 72.5% 70°F 75°F
Imperial Yeast - A31 Tartan 7 Imperial Yeast Ale Medium 72.5% 65°F 70°F
Wyeast - Irish Ale 1084 4 Wyeast Ale 0.1 Medium 73% 62°F 72°F
White Labs - British Ale Yeast WLP005 4 White Labs Ale Medium High 70.5% 65°F 70°F
Wyeast - British Ale 1098 3 Wyeast Ale 0.1 Med-High 74% 64°F 72°F

Other Ingredients Used In Wee Heavy Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Type Use Avg. Usage Usage Range
Gypsum 35 Water Agt Mash 16% 0% - 62%
Irish Moss 26 Fining Boil 68% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 16 Water Agt Mash 5% 0% - 32%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 16 Water Agt Mash 19% 0% - 67%
Whirlfloc 15 Fining Boil 78% 2% - 100%
Lactic acid 15 Water Agt Mash 76% 23% - 100%
Chalk 14 Water Agt Mash 4% 0% - 29%
Epsom Salt 14 Water Agt Mash 6% 0% - 23%
Phosphoric acid 8 Water Agt Mash 44% 4% - 99%
Table Salt 8 Water Agt Mash 8% 0% - 32%

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