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BeerSmith Alternatives

BeerSmith is described as 'Learn to brew beer at home and join one of the most active homebrewing communities on the web. Home brewing recipes, forum, software, articles, podcast and much more' and is an app in the home & family category. There are more than 10 alternatives to BeerSmith for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Online / Web-based and iPhone. The best alternative is Brewtarget, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like BeerSmith are Brewfather, Brewer's Friend, Brew Recipe Developer and The Brew List.

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    Brewtarget

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    Brewtarget is FREE brewing software, and an open source beer recipe creation tool available for Linux, Mac, and Windows. It automatically calculates color, bitterness, and other parameters for you while you drag and drop ingredients into the recipe.

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    Does not import/export beersmith 2 or 3 recipes, as claimed. Lacks much functionality.

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    Brewfather

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online
    • iPhone
    • iPad
    • Software as a Service (SaaS)

    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.

    Multi device support - one app everywhere - always!


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    Brewer's Friend

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows
    • Online
    • iPhone
    • 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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    Brew Recipe Developer

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    Brew Recipe Developer is a Windows application that may help to develop brewing recipes. All sub-processes, start up from the selection of raw materials, over wort preparation, fermentable content, mashing process in any kind, hops, first and second fermentation(...

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    The Brew List

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Online

    Providing easy to use calculators, converters and other tools to help you with all your home brewing needs.

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    Brew Friar

    • Windows

    BrewFriar is project based, that means that you will first setup your project, define what ingredients and equipment you need.

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  7. Hobbybrew

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    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. Latest official releases on http://www.hobbybirra.

    Discontinued

    Latest release was released on Oct 10th, 2009.

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  8. brewsta

    • FreeOpen 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.

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  9. MacBarley

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac

    MacBarley is a Macintosh application that allows a home brewer to formulate beer recipes and calculate bitterness, gravity, alcohol, color etc. It is written in Cocoa (Objective C) and is compatible with Mac OS 10.5 or later.

    Discontinued

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

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    QBrew

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • BSD

    Homebrewer's recipe calculator.

    Use this to formulate recipes for ales, lagers and stouts. It also includes a brewing primer for those just starting out in the homebrewing hobby.

    Discontinued

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

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