DetailsDesign Great Beer at Home!
Design award winning beers with BeerSmith 2 by matching the style and color of classic beers from around the world. Three years in the making, BeerSmith 2 has been redesigned from the ground up to give it a modern look and feel with ribbons, themes and tabbed browsing. Its designed to make your brewing day as easy as possible.
BeerSmith 2 has been updated with tabbed browsing to make it easy to work with as many recipes and tools as you like. Tabbed browsing lets you open many recipes and tools at the same time and work with them in separate tabs. Users with large screens or multiple monitors can also open items in separate windows.
NEW for the 21st Century–NOW MAC COMPATIBLE!!!
BeerSmith 2 is available for the first time on the Macintosh platform (all intel-based Macs with OSX/10.5/Leopard or higher) as well as Windows 7, Vista and XP. The Macintosh and PC versions are nearly identical, and share common file formats including BeerSmith 1.x support.
Building a recipe in BeerSmith is as easy as picking ingredients off a list. Hundreds of preloaded ingredients are available including grains, hops, yeasts, misc ingredients and waters. As you add ingredients, the color, gravity and bitterness are updated automatically.
Match your Favorite Beer Styles
Choose from nearly 100 beer styles in our extensive BJCP style guide. BeerSmith graphically shows color, bitterness, gravity and alcohol comparisons against the style as you build your recipe. Generate step-by-step instructions for any recipe, customized to match your equipment and preferences
Organize your recipes and folders by dragging and dropping them. Keep a log of recipes you have brewed. Share recipes in a variety of formats including BeerSmith 2 and BeerSmith 1 formats. Download recipes from around the web.
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4.6 / 5.022 ReviewsAdministrative toolThe software can help different people in different ways._x000D_I use BrewSmith to help me keep detailed track of all my brew days. For example, lets say I forget to aerate my wort, I jot that down. Maybe I had the heat too high and had to add water, I jot that down. Lets say I find a beer too bitter, I jot that down. Then at some point I go over my brew notes of the last 6 months and look for recurring problems._x000D_In addition to this, it helps me with my water temperatures, and to monitor inventory. I can keep track of whats running low, or whats been sitting in stock for a long time._x000D_I also like the efficiency calculator.January 14, 2013keeps me organizdBeersmith helps me plan my brew day and measure everything correctly, from water temperature, to salts, to hops, to color. I like the interface and find it easy to use. If i have an occasional question I can get it answered on the forums. So far there is nothing I wasn't able to work around.March 2, 2013Great InvestmentI use this with every beer I make. It help me formulate recipes and print off a brew schedule to make my brew days easier. I can't brew without it.March 5, 2013Repeatable processThis software lets me consistently hit the same temperatures, extraction, efficiency, and volumes, which is the key to brewing. The layout and flow can be figured out, and if I have questions I can post on the forum and get a quick response. There is good support and a big user base.March 12, 2013Good, but requires some experience to useThere is a lot of functionality built into this package, but you may need to go to the BeerSmith forum to see how to use all of it. The formulas are pretty good, especially for hitting mash temperatures, and calculating IBUs. Overall I find it quite useful the more I use it.March 19, 2013Helpful in many parts of brewingBeerSmith is helpful in calculating water temperatures for mashing, and for scaling up or down a recipe. All calculations are in one place so it's very convenient to use. I enter my inventory and equipment and it helps keep me organized.April 1, 2013Good for organizing your brew dayThis helps keep track of the record keeping, and small stuff like remembering to add Irish Moss, and Hops schedules. Plus its got a bunch of calculators. All in all a big help at reducing stress.May 15, 2013Keep yourself organizedIn addition to the brewing software, its actually pretty neat how it manages my inventory. As I brew it subtracts from my stock, so I can see what I have left, without rumaging through a bunch of containers.June 5, 2013Has a lot of functionalityI mainly use it to keep notes and calculate water temperature, but it has a lot of features. There is a bit of a learning curve though, and you may need to read their forums and ask some questions. Overall its good, though there are free software packages that are also good.July 12, 2013All the calculations done for meBeersmith helps me hit my mash temperature and figure out efficiency and alcohol levels. It tracks my inventory and provides a good record keeping system.February 10, 2014
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