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She Devil

Belgian Tripel

All Grain


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Brewer/Contributor: Don Pfeiffer

Batch Size: 5.50 gal

Boil Size: 7.00 gal

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She Devil

Type: All Grain

Date: 7/1/2005

Batch Size: 5.50 gal

Brewer: Don Pfeiffer
Boil Size: 7.00 galAsst Brewer:
Boil Time: 60 min Equipment: Shakey Dog Brewery
Taste Rating(out of 50): 45.0 Brewhouse Efficiency: 75.00
Taste Notes: Tasted on 7/30 and it taste just like Orval. GREAT!!!! It has only been in the bottle for a week. It will only get better.
Perfect!! no change.


AmountItemType% or IBU
14.00 lbPilsner (2 Row) Bel (2.0 SRM)Grain77.78 %
2.00 lbCaravienne Malt (22.0 SRM)Grain11.11 %
1.00 ozNorthern Brewer [8.50 %] (60 min)Hops20.6 IBU
1.00 ozMt. Hood [6.00 %] (15 min)Hops7.2 IBU
1.00 ozMt. Hood [6.00 %] (5 min)Hops2.9 IBU
2.00 lbCane (Beet) Sugar (0.0 SRM)Sugar11.11 %
1 PkgsBastogne Belgian Ale (White Labs #WLP510)Yeast-Ale


Beer Profile

Est Original Gravity: 1.095 SG

Measured Original Gravity: 1.087 SG
Est Final Gravity: 1.020 SGMeasured Final Gravity: 1.010 SG
Estimated Alcohol by Vol: 9.84 % Actual Alcohol by Vol: 10.09 %
Bitterness: 30.7 IBUCalories: 396 cal/pint
Est Color: 8.7 SRMColor:

Mash Profile

Mash Name: Single Infusion, Light Body, Batch SpargeTotal Grain Weight: 16.00 lb
Sparge Water: 4.17 galGrain Temperature: 72.0 F
Sparge Temperature: 168.0 FTunTemperature: 72.0 F
Adjust Temp for Equipment: FALSEMash PH: 5.4 PH

Single Infusion, Light Body, Batch Sparge
Step TimeNameDescriptionStep Temp
75 minMash InAdd 20.00 qt of water at 161.4 F150.0 F

Mash Notes: Simple single infusion mash for use with most modern well modified grains (about 95% of the time).

Carbonation and Storage

Carbonation Type: Corn SugarVolumes of CO2: 3.0
Pressure/Weight: 5.9 ozCarbonation Used: 5
Keg/Bottling Temperature: 60.0 FAge for: 28.0 days
Storage Temperature: 52.0 F 


The brew went great. Hit the temps dead on. Missed OG by 9 points but I had 1/2 gal (6) in the fermentor. Fermentation is explosive. I had to put a blow off tub in the next morning.
Gravity on 7/8 at 1.028. Still very high. Roused yeast.
Bottled 7/24

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