BeerAlchemy Alternatives

    BeerAlchemy is described as 'We've all been there. Starting out with a pen, paper and calculator. Maybe you've downloaded a spreadsheet that you use' and is an app in the Home & Family category. There are more than 10 alternatives to BeerAlchemy for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, the Web and iPhone. The best alternative is Brewtarget, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like BeerAlchemy are Brewfather (Freemium), Brewer's Friend (Freemium), Brew Recipe Developer (Free) and Hobbybrew (Free, Open Source).

    The list of alternatives was last updated Oct 31, 2019

    • Brewtarget is FREE brewing software, and an open source beer recipe creation tool available for Linux, Mac, and Windows.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
    • Brewfather allows you to easily create and manage your homebrewing recipes as well as keep track of all the details in your batches and your ingredients inventory.
      • Freemium
      • Online
      • iPhone
      • iPad
      • Software as a Service (SaaS)


    • Brewer's Friend is a set of tools and homebrewing information to help you brew your very best, every time. Easy to use for beginners with powerful features for advanced brewers.
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      • Freemium
      • Windows
      • Online
      • iPhone
      • Software as a Service (SaaS)
    • Brew Recipe Developer is a professional application for brew recipe calculations and development.
      • Free
      • Windows
    • An open tool, tied to www.hobbybirra.com, to formulate, manage, preview homebrewing recipes, upload them to a common repository, and share them with other homebrewers.

      Discontinued

      Latest release was released on Oct 10th, 2009.

      • Free • Open Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
    • Brewsta, design, store and edit beer recipes. Cross platform home brewing software.home-brewing

      Discontinued

      Latest release, v1 1b36, was released on Feb 25th, 2007.

      • Free • Open Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
    • MacBarley is a Macintosh application that allows a home brewer to formulate beer recipes and calculate bitterness, gravity, alcohol, color etc.

      Discontinued

      Latest release, 0.2, was released on Apr 22nd, 2008.

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      • Free • Open Source
      • Mac
    • StrangeBrew Java is a Java port of the popular Windows homebrewing software, StrangeBrew.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
    • BrewFriar is project based, that means that you will first setup your project, define what ingredients and equipment you need.
      • Windows
    • Homebrewer's recipe calculator.

      Discontinued

      The project is no longer developed. Last version, 0.4.1, released in May 2008, can be still downloaded from the official website.

      • Free
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • BSD