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Old 03-08-2012, 02:23 PM   #1
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Can anyone recommend a good iPhone all for brewing?

Specifically, I'm looking for an app that will tell me how much strike water I'll need and the temp it should be to get a mash at a specified temp.

I've been using BrewPal and SpargePal. Even when I punch in the same info, both BrewPal and SpargePal spit out different numbers and, in the end, I can never seem to get the mash temp exactly right.

Any ideas?

For what its worth, I use a 10 gallon cooler for a mash tun.

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Old 03-08-2012, 02:30 PM   #2
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I paid for iBrewmaster and have had good success with it. Plus you can download or upload recipes, there are timers integrated and also an inventory keeper. Good program.



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Old 03-08-2012, 02:32 PM   #3
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SpargePal has always been great for me. It gets me exactly where I need to be for temps. As for other apps, I just bought iBrewMaster. It's pricey at $10, but WELL worth the money. I've never seen such an in depth app for brewing. It's mostly for recipe formulation though.

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Old 03-08-2012, 02:41 PM   #4
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Where are the timers in ibrew?

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Old 03-08-2012, 02:57 PM   #5
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I'd used BrewMath for that with a 5 gallon cooler sparge and it worked well. I do BIAB exclusively now though, so I don't use that part anymore.

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Old 03-08-2012, 03:07 PM   #6
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Where are the timers in ibrew?
Matt - The timers are in where you add a recipe to the Batch tab. You have to open up the recipe and it will have timers alerady pre-set for boil for the hop additions and also a different timer for standard mashing.

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Old 03-08-2012, 05:22 PM   #7
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I paid for iBrewmaster and have had good success with it. Plus you can download or upload recipes, there are timers integrated and also an inventory keeper. Good program.
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I've been very happy with this app. Lots of flexibility, and easy to use.
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Old 03-08-2012, 05:41 PM   #8
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I used BrewPal this last batch

... I wish BeerSmith would put one out already. I would like to sync with my laptop and iphone.

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Does anyone know if there is an app that you can use on a mac OS and iphone iOS together? I want something on my iphone, but it would be nice to create a recipe on my laptop with the bigger screen, and then export it to my phone for the actual brew day. Then I could export it back to my laptop for saving. Not sure if there is anything out there like this.

iBrewMaster looks great, but it appears they have separate apps for mac and iPhone. It would be nice if there was just one that would work together.

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Beer alchemy is the app I use on my iPhone.

Sorry just realized you wanted on Mac too. I haven't tried I don't have a Mac I check for you.
http://beeralchemy.m.en.softonic.com/mac
Looks like they might this was a download link for the Mac



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