Unlimited Recipes, No Ads, Premium Support. Save 5% on Brewer's Friend Premium today. Use code 5OFF. Sign Up ×

Strong British Ale - Wee Heavy

BJCP Style Guide

Top 10 Wee Heavy Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Vėtra
9.4 L 8.02% 29.22 1.082 1.020
All Grain 3988
Peat Smoked Scotch Ale
2.7 gal 9.77% 36.33 1.096 1.022
All Grain 2286
La Brettécossaise
9 L 8.79% 82.64 1.082 1.015
All Grain 2154
17C: Wee Heavy (Strong Scotch Ale)
5.5 gal 8.86% 33.69 1.093 1.026
All Grain 1727
Vikings vs Aliens
5 gal 7.91% 25.89 1.080 1.019
All Grain 1544
Caroline's Scotch Ale
5 gal 8.6% 35.33 1.090 1.025
All Grain 1495
#60 Wee Heavy
27 L 6.92% 24.38 1.080 1.027
All Grain 1476
Time Lord Tardis Ale
5 gal 8.15% 42.5 1.083 1.021
All Grain 1301
Wee Heavy Alvaro cambre
20 L 8.04% 0 1.082 1.020
All Grain 1226
Smoothie
1000 L 7.46% 99.1 1.076 1.019
All Grain 1078

Newest Wee Heavy Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
42 Spruce Tip Wee Heavy
20 L 6.16% 26.68 1.071 1.024
All Grain 3
BA Wee Heavy? You Heavy!
6.5 gal 9.92% 33.42 1.103 1.028
All Grain 11
Wee Heavy
21 L 6.46% 0 1.068 1.019
All Grain 13
Big Boaby
20.8 L 8.28% 31.82 1.086 1.023
All Grain 9
Wee Heavy? You heavy!
6.5 gal 8.77% 34.87 1.091 1.024
All Grain 73
test hi grav biab
5.5 gal 8.22% 34.86 1.083 1.021
BIAB 13
11. Wee-Bit-O-Maple
6 gal 7.38% 32.15 1.073 1.017
All Grain 25
Wee Heavy 2019
5.5 gal 8.7% 41.4 1.092 1.025
All Grain 25
There Can Only Be One
5 gal 6.7% 41.86 1.072 1.021
BIAB 13
Awesome Recipe
2.5 gal 11.22% 0 1.114 1.028
BIAB 26

Fermentables Used In Wee Heavy Recipes (View More)

Name
Recipes
Country
Category
Type
Color
PPG
Avg. Usage
Usage Range
United Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale 95 United Kingdom Grain base malt 3.75°L
38 70% 7% - 99%
American - Roasted Barley 56 American Grain roasted malt 300°L
33 2% 1% - 6%
United Kingdom - Golden Promise 51 United Kingdom Grain base malt 3°L
37 80% 12% - 99%
United Kingdom - Roasted Barley 42 United Kingdom Grain roasted malt 550°L
29 1% 0% - 5%
American - Pale 2-Row 36 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 70% 13% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 60L 29 American Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 6% 2% - 18%
American - Caramel / Crystal 120L 29 American Grain crystal malt 120°L
33 3% 1% - 6%
Belgian - Special B 23 Belgian Grain roasted malt 115°L
34 3% 1% - 8%
American - Chocolate 23 American Grain roasted malt 350°L
29 2% 1% - 7%
American - Caramel / Crystal 40L 23 American Grain crystal malt 40°L
34 5% 3% - 11%

Hops Used In Wee Heavy Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Average AA Avg. Usage Usage Range
East Kent Goldings 102 5 54% 10% - 100%
Fuggles 45 4.5 47% 17% - 100%
Northern Brewer 14 7.8 70% 24% - 100%
Kent Goldings 14 5 48% 20% - 100%
Challenger 13 8.5 47% 13% - 100%
Willamette 11 4.5 46% 17% - 100%
Magnum 11 15 62% 20% - 100%
Goldings 6 4.5 41% 25% - 75%
Columbus 6 15 33% 9% - 100%
Nugget 6 14 68% 23% - 100%

Steeping Grains Used In Wee Heavy Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
American - Roasted Barley 3 American Grain roasted malt 300°L
33 23% 3% - 50%
American - Caramel / Crystal 40L 3 American Grain crystal malt 40°L
34 28% 4% - 53%
American - Black Barley 2 American Grain roasted malt 530°L
27 53% 7% - 100%
Belgian - Special B 2 Belgian Grain roasted malt 115°L
34 26% 13% - 38%
Belgian - Caramel Pils 2 Belgian Grain crystal malt 8°L
34 35% 19% - 50%
American - Caramel / Crystal 120L 2 American Grain crystal malt 120°L
33 4% 1% - 6%
Canadian - Honey Malt 2 Canadian Grain base malt 25°L
37 14% 2% - 25%
United Kingdom - Chocolate 2 United Kingdom Grain roasted malt 425°L
34 9% 4% - 14%
American - Chocolate 2 American Grain roasted malt 350°L
29 10% 3% - 17%
United Kingdom - Munich 1 United Kingdom Grain base malt 6°L
37 37% 37% - 37%

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 71 White Labs Ale Med-High Medium 72.5% 65°F 70°F
Wyeast - Scottish Ale 1728 60 Wyeast Ale 0.12 High 71% 55°F 75°F
Fermentis / Safale - Safale - English Ale Yeast S-04 20 Fermentis / Safale Ale .0975 High 75% 54°F 77°F
Fermentis / Safale - Safale - American Ale Yeast US-05 14 Fermentis / Safale Ale .095 Medium 81% 54°F 77°F
Danstar - Nottingham Ale Yeast 7 Danstar Ale Med-High High 77% 57°F 70°F
Wyeast - Irish Ale 1084 3 Wyeast Ale 0.1 Medium 73% 62°F 72°F
Imperial Yeast - A31 Tartan 3 Imperial Yeast Ale Medium 72.5% 65°F 70°F
Mangrove Jack - New World Strong Ale M42 3 Mangrove Jack Ale n/a High 79.5% 61°F 72°F
White Labs - British Ale Yeast WLP005 3 White Labs Ale Medium High 70.5% 65°F 70°F
White Labs - American Ale Yeast Blend WLP060 2 White Labs Ale Med-High Medium 76% 68°F 72°F

Other Ingredients Used In Wee Heavy Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Type Use Avg. Usage Usage Range
Irish Moss 21 Fining Boil 72% 2% - 100%
Calcium Chloride 16 Water Agt Mash 3% 0% - 32%
Gypsum 15 Water Agt Mash 8% 0% - 48%
Whirlfloc 10 Fining Boil 78% 2% - 100%
Lactic acid 9 Water Agt Mash 76% 23% - 100%
Chalk 7 Water Agt Mash 2% 0% - 6%
Epsom Salt 6 Water Agt Mash 4% 0% - 20%
Table Salt 5 Water Agt Mash 3% 0% - 16%
Baking Soda 4 Water Agt Mash 1% 0% - 1%
Magnesium Chloride 2 Water Agt Mash 8% 1% - 16%

Photos

https://www.brewersfriend.com/