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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
03 TABLE SCOTTISH ALE
28 L 3.16% 20.98 1.046 1.022
All Grain 6067
Vėtra
9.4 L 8.02% 29.22 1.082 1.020
All Grain 5075
17C1. Strong Scotch Ale (Wee Heavy)
5.5 gal 9.23% 32.87 1.097 1.027
All Grain 4986
Peat Smoked Scotch Ale
2.7 gal 9.77% 36.33 1.096 1.022
All Grain 4633
La Brettécossaise
9 L 8.79% 82.64 1.082 1.015
All Grain 2869
Vikings vs Aliens
5 gal 7.91% 25.89 1.080 1.019
All Grain 2340
#60 Wee Heavy
27 L 6.92% 24.38 1.080 1.027
All Grain 2312
Wee Heavy Alvaro cambre
20 L 8.04% 0 1.082 1.020
All Grain 1892
Time Lord Tardis Ale
2.7 gal 7.61% 32.17 1.076 1.019
All Grain 1815
Wee Heavy
500 L 7.02% 24.6 1.070 1.017
All Grain 1620

Newest Wee Heavy Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Can’nae take any more, Captain
5 gal 10.07% 32.07 1.106 1.029
All Grain 4
Shetland wee sweater
13 L 7.08% 28.24 1.077 1.023
All Grain 5
Highlander Wee Heavy
5.75 gal 9.27% 30.47 1.087 1.016
BIAB 26
New Chub
5.5 gal 7.02% 37.15 1.072 1.018
All Grain 13
Wee Heavy
5.5 gal 8.57% 40.59 1.090 1.025
All Grain 25
Helen's Heavy
2.5 gal 6.65% 28.33 1.068 1.017
BIAB 12
Awesome Recipe
5.5 gal 7.21% 0 1.073 1.018
All Grain 5
Yer Right Fooked
11 gal 8.88% 42.75 1.084 1.021
All Grain 31
HB Wee Heavy
21 L 8.38% 16.16 1.085 1.021
All Grain 19
Red Beard's Scottish Ale
20 L 5.46% 28.31 1.057 1.015
All Grain 13

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% - 97%
American - Roasted Barley 52 American Grain roasted malt 300°L
33 2% 1% - 6%
United Kingdom - Golden Promise 52 United Kingdom Grain base malt 3°L
37 78% 12% - 99%
United Kingdom - Roasted Barley 41 United Kingdom Grain roasted malt 550°L
29 1% 0% - 5%
American - Caramel / Crystal 120L 36 American Grain crystal malt 120°L
33 3% 1% - 6%
Pale 2-Row 34 Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 72% 13% - 100%
Munich - Light 10L 30 Grain specialty malt 10°L
33 7% 1% - 22%
Belgian - Special B 29 Belgian Grain roasted malt 115°L
34 3% 1% - 8%
American - Caramel / Crystal 60L 27 American Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 6% 2% - 18%
American - Caramel / Crystal 40L 26 American Grain crystal malt 40°L
34 5% 2% - 11%

Hops Used In Wee Heavy Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Average AA Avg. Usage Usage Range
East Kent Goldings 103 5 55% 10% - 100%
Fuggles 48 4.5 49% 13% - 100%
Northern Brewer 15 7.8 68% 24% - 100%
Kent Goldings 14 5 51% 20% - 100%
Challenger 12 8.5 49% 20% - 100%
Willamette 10 4.5 40% 17% - 100%
Magnum 10 15 65% 20% - 100%
Nugget 8 14 76% 23% - 100%
Saaz 6 3.5 70% 32% - 100%
Columbus 6 15 36% 9% - 100%

Steeping Grains Used In Wee Heavy Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
Belgian - Special B 3 Belgian Grain roasted malt 115°L
34 28% 13% - 38%
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%
United Kingdom - Chocolate 2 United Kingdom Grain roasted malt 425°L
34 9% 4% - 14%
American - Caramel / Crystal 120L 2 American Grain crystal malt 120°L
33 4% 1% - 6%
Honey Malt 2 Grain crystal malt 25°L
37 14% 2% - 25%
Belgian - Caramel Pils 2 Belgian Grain crystal malt 8°L
34 35% 19% - 50%
American - Chocolate 2 American Grain roasted malt 350°L
29 10% 3% - 17%
Munich 2 Grain specialty malt 6°L
37 23% 10% - 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 72 White Labs Ale Med-High Medium 72.5% 65°F 70°F
Wyeast - Scottish Ale 1728 59 Wyeast Ale 0.12 High 71% 55°F 75°F
Fermentis - Safale - English Ale Yeast S-04 16 Fermentis / Safale Ale .0975 High 75% 54°F 77°F
Fermentis - Safale - American Ale Yeast US-05 13 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
Imperial Yeast - A31 Tartan 5 Imperial Yeast Ale Medium 72.5% 65°F 70°F
Mangrove Jack - Empire Ale M15 4 Mangrove Jack Ale n/a Med-High 72.5% 70°F 75°F
Wyeast - Irish Ale 1084 3 Wyeast Ale 0.1 Medium 73% 62°F 72°F
White Labs - British Ale Yeast WLP005 3 White Labs Ale Medium High 70.5% 65°F 70°F
Wyeast - American Ale 1056 3 Wyeast Ale 0.1 Med-Low 75% 60°F 72°F

Other Ingredients Used In Wee Heavy Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Type Use Avg. Usage Usage Range
Gypsum 27 Water Agt Mash 13% 0% - 58%
Irish Moss 21 Fining Boil 64% 0% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 16 Water Agt Mash 5% 0% - 32%
Lactic acid 12 Water Agt Mash 79% 36% - 100%
Whirlfloc 12 Fining Boil 75% 0% - 100%
Epsom Salt 10 Water Agt Mash 6% 0% - 23%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 10 Water Agt Mash 11% 0% - 67%
Chalk 8 Water Agt Mash 1% 0% - 6%
Baking Soda 5 Water Agt Mash 0% 0% - 1%
Wyeast - Beer Nutrient 5 Water Agt Boil 64% 0% - 100%

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