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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
Vėtra
9.4 L 8.02% 29.22 1.082 1.020
All Grain 4586
17C1. Strong Scotch Ale (Wee Heavy)
5.5 gal 9.23% 32.87 1.097 1.027
All Grain 3655
Peat Smoked Scotch Ale
2.7 gal 9.77% 36.33 1.096 1.022
All Grain 3547
La Brettécossaise
9 L 8.79% 82.64 1.082 1.015
All Grain 2546
Vikings vs Aliens
5 gal 7.91% 25.89 1.080 1.019
All Grain 2001
#60 Wee Heavy
27 L 6.92% 24.38 1.080 1.027
All Grain 1949
Wee Heavy Alvaro cambre
20 L 8.04% 0 1.082 1.020
All Grain 1628
Time Lord Tardis Ale
5 gal 8.15% 42.5 1.083 1.021
All Grain 1568
Smoothie
1000 L 7.46% 99.1 1.076 1.019
All Grain 1360
Wee Heavy
500 L 7.02% 24.6 1.070 1.017
All Grain 1242

Newest Wee Heavy Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
beyla apple beer 0605 byggvir
50 L 9.22% 212.71 1.092 1.022
All Grain 12
What's Under Me Kilt?
5 gal 9.61% 40.37 1.098 1.024
extract 11
SSC
20 L 8.4% 21.39 1.095 1.031
All Grain 17
SúlyosÉvi
18 L 9.08% 26.85 1.085 1.015
All Grain 14
Wee Heavy
100 gal 9.14% 39.55 1.096 1.027
All Grain 41
Oaked Whiskey Wee Heavy
21 L 7.57% 25.65 1.068 1.010
All Grain 35
Awesome Recipe
3 gal 9.65% 38.39 1.100 1.027
Partial Mash 40
PHB Wee Heavy 2020
6 gal 11.24% 36.82 1.108 1.022
All Grain 106
Awesome Recipe
2 gal 9.2% 28.15 1.082 1.012
All Grain 36
Wee Heavy
18 L 8.79% 43.95 1.082 1.015
BIAB 72

Fermentables Used In Wee Heavy Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
United Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale 108 United Kingdom Grain base malt 3.75°L
38 70% 7% - 97%
United Kingdom - Golden Promise 57 United Kingdom Grain base malt 3°L
37 75% 12% - 99%
American - Roasted Barley 56 American Grain roasted malt 300°L
33 2% 0% - 6%
United Kingdom - Roasted Barley 50 United Kingdom Grain roasted malt 550°L
29 1% 0% - 5%
American - Pale 2-Row 43 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 71% 13% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 120L 40 American Grain crystal malt 120°L
33 3% 1% - 6%
Belgian - Special B 33 Belgian Grain roasted malt 115°L
34 3% 1% - 8%
American - Caramel / Crystal 60L 32 American Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 6% 2% - 18%
American - Caramel / Crystal 40L 31 American Grain crystal malt 40°L
34 5% 2% - 11%
American - Chocolate 24 American Grain roasted malt 350°L
29 2% 1% - 7%

Hops Used In Wee Heavy Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Average AA Avg. Usage Usage Range
East Kent Goldings 119 5 54% 10% - 100%
Fuggles 56 4.5 47% 14% - 100%
Northern Brewer 16 7.8 70% 24% - 100%
Challenger 15 8.5 47% 13% - 100%
Kent Goldings 15 5 49% 20% - 100%
Magnum 13 15 63% 20% - 100%
Willamette 13 4.5 51% 17% - 100%
Nugget 9 14 78% 23% - 100%
Columbus 8 15 41% 9% - 100%
Goldings 7 4.5 46% 27% - 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%
Belgian - Caramel Pils 3 Belgian Grain crystal malt 8°L
34 33% 19% - 50%
American - Caramel / Crystal 40L 3 American Grain crystal malt 40°L
34 28% 4% - 53%
United Kingdom - Chocolate 3 United Kingdom Grain roasted malt 425°L
34 8% 4% - 14%
American - Black Barley 2 American Grain roasted malt 530°L
27 53% 7% - 100%
Belgian - Biscuit 2 Belgian Grain roasted malt 23°L
35 12% 7% - 17%
American - Caramel / Crystal 120L 2 American Grain crystal malt 120°L
33 4% 1% - 6%
Belgian - Special B 2 Belgian Grain roasted malt 115°L
34 26% 13% - 38%
American - Chocolate 2 American Grain roasted malt 350°L
29 10% 3% - 17%
Canadian - Honey Malt 2 Canadian Grain base malt 25°L
37 14% 2% - 25%

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 78 White Labs Ale Med-High Medium 72.5% 65°F 70°F
Wyeast - Scottish Ale 1728 70 Wyeast Ale 0.12 High 71% 55°F 75°F
Fermentis - Safale - English Ale Yeast S-04 19 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 5 Mangrove Jack Ale n/a Med-High 72.5% 70°F 75°F
Imperial Yeast - A31 Tartan 5 Imperial Yeast Ale Medium 72.5% 65°F 70°F
Danstar - London ESB Yeast 3 Danstar Ale Med-High Low 70% 65°F 72°F
Mangrove Jack - New World Strong Ale M42 3 Mangrove Jack Ale n/a High 79.5% 61°F 72°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 28 Water Agt Mash 16% 0% - 58%
Irish Moss 21 Fining Boil 71% 2% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 18 Water Agt Mash 4% 0% - 32%
Whirlfloc 14 Fining Boil 75% 0% - 100%
Epsom Salt 11 Water Agt Mash 7% 0% - 23%
Lactic acid 11 Water Agt Mash 70% 23% - 100%
Chalk 9 Water Agt Mash 6% 0% - 29%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 8 Water Agt Mash 28% 0% - 67%
Table Salt 7 Water Agt Mash 9% 0% - 32%
Phosphoric acid 5 Water Agt Mash 41% 18% - 99%

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