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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 4329
Peat Smoked Scotch Ale
2.7 gal 9.77% 36.33 1.096 1.022
All Grain 2984
17C1. Strong Scotch Ale (Wee Heavy)
5.5 gal 9.23% 32.87 1.097 1.027
All Grain 2845
La Brettécossaise
9 L 8.79% 82.64 1.082 1.015
All Grain 2350
Vikings vs Aliens
5 gal 7.91% 25.89 1.080 1.019
All Grain 1789
#60 Wee Heavy
27 L 6.92% 24.38 1.080 1.027
All Grain 1698
Wee Heavy Alvaro cambre
20 L 8.04% 0 1.082 1.020
All Grain 1472
Time Lord Tardis Ale
5 gal 8.15% 42.5 1.083 1.021
All Grain 1409
Smoothie
1000 L 7.46% 99.1 1.076 1.019
All Grain 1222
Wee Heavy
500 L 7.02% 24.6 1.070 1.017
All Grain 1064

Newest Wee Heavy Recipes

Title Size ABV IBU OG FG Color Method Views
Eriks scottish ale
5.5 gal 6.66% 0 1.068 1.017
BIAB 17
Thaxtons Wee Heavy
5.3 gal 8.42% 28.43 1.087 1.023
All Grain 8
Awesome Recipe
1 gal 9.16% 0 1.090 1.021
All Grain 0
Gaelic Storm
25 L 8.91% 25.42 1.098 1.030
All Grain 11
Kilty Pleasure - 3G
3 gal 8.09% 26.92 1.085 1.023
All Grain 4
Wee Heavy
5.5 gal 8.03% 45.1 1.092 1.031
All Grain 20
Fat Bottom Lass
7 gal 8.96% 21.3 1.084 1.016
All Grain 51
Strong Scotch Ale
10 L 9.29% 0 1.094 1.024
All Grain 15
Wee Try11
18 L 8.04% 19.58 1.082 1.020
All Grain 44
Strong British Ale
5.5 gal 7.33% 25.53 1.075 1.019
All Grain 50

Fermentables Used In Wee Heavy Recipes (View More)

Name
Recipes
Country
Category
Type
Color
PPG
Avg. Usage
Usage Range
United Kingdom - Maris Otter Pale 102 United Kingdom Grain base malt 3.75°L
38 70% 7% - 97%
American - Roasted Barley 57 American Grain roasted malt 300°L
33 2% 0% - 6%
United Kingdom - Golden Promise 54 United Kingdom Grain base malt 3°L
37 79% 12% - 99%
United Kingdom - Roasted Barley 45 United Kingdom Grain roasted malt 550°L
29 1% 0% - 5%
American - Pale 2-Row 42 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 71% 13% - 100%
American - Caramel / Crystal 120L 35 American Grain crystal malt 120°L
33 3% 1% - 6%
American - Caramel / Crystal 60L 32 American Grain crystal malt 60°L
34 6% 2% - 18%
Belgian - Special B 32 Belgian Grain roasted malt 115°L
34 3% 1% - 8%
American - Caramel / Crystal 40L 26 American Grain crystal malt 40°L
34 5% 3% - 11%
American - Chocolate 25 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 114 5 54% 10% - 100%
Fuggles 54 4.5 47% 14% - 100%
Challenger 16 8.5 50% 13% - 100%
Northern Brewer 14 7.8 70% 24% - 100%
Kent Goldings 14 5 48% 20% - 100%
Magnum 12 15 66% 20% - 100%
Willamette 11 4.5 46% 17% - 100%
Nugget 7 14 72% 23% - 100%
Cascade 7 7 42% 20% - 63%
Columbus 6 15 33% 9% - 100%

Steeping Grains Used In Wee Heavy Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Country Category Type Color PPG Avg. Usage Usage Range
American - Caramel / Crystal 120L 3 American Grain crystal malt 120°L
33 5% 1% - 9%
Belgian - Special B 3 Belgian Grain roasted malt 115°L
34 22% 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 - Chocolate 3 American Grain roasted malt 350°L
29 13% 3% - 18%
American - Black Barley 2 American Grain roasted malt 530°L
27 53% 7% - 100%
Belgian - Caramel Pils 2 Belgian Grain crystal malt 8°L
34 35% 19% - 50%
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 - Pale 2-Row 2 American Grain base malt 1.8°L
37 53% 18% - 88%

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 77 White Labs Ale Med-High Medium 72.5% 65°F 70°F
Wyeast - Scottish Ale 1728 68 Wyeast Ale 0.12 High 71% 55°F 75°F
Fermentis - Safale - English Ale Yeast S-04 20 Fermentis / Safale Ale .0975 High 75% 54°F 77°F
Fermentis - Safale - American Ale Yeast US-05 16 Fermentis / Safale Ale .095 Medium 81% 54°F 77°F
Danstar - Nottingham Ale Yeast 8 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
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
White Labs - British Ale Yeast WLP005 3 White Labs Ale Medium High 70.5% 65°F 70°F

Other Ingredients Used In Wee Heavy Recipes (View More)

Name Recipes Type Use Avg. Usage Usage Range
Gypsum 23 Water Agt Mash 10% 0% - 48%
Irish Moss 20 Fining Boil 73% 2% - 100%
Calcium Chloride (dihydrate) 18 Water Agt Mash 4% 0% - 32%
Whirlfloc 12 Fining Boil 82% 2% - 100%
Epsom Salt 10 Water Agt Mash 5% 0% - 20%
Chalk 9 Water Agt Mash 6% 0% - 29%
Lactic acid 9 Water Agt Mash 76% 23% - 100%
Table Salt 6 Water Agt Mash 6% 0% - 18%
Phosphoric acid 5 Water Agt Mash 41% 18% - 99%
Wyeast - Beer Nutrient 5 Water Agt Mash 67% 17% - 100%

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