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Old 06-10-2009, 03:56 PM   #1
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Anyone have any blank brewers notes a guy could make copies of. I realize it works fine to just use notebook paper or something but I was thinking just for the "coolness" factor it would be fun to have some more "official" notes. Just the template (blank form) would work, or any link to a website which may have something like this. I could get some from work but decided it would be interesting to see what others have and use. Obviously I'm bored

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Old 06-10-2009, 04:50 PM   #2
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I just use BeerAlchemy.
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Old 06-10-2009, 04:51 PM   #3
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Check out the brewhouse section. They have some pretty great worksheets that I use for my batches.
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I've seen some around years ago. I've been using Beersmith for my brewing needs and it does a good job for me. It has a Notes area. Just used it for the first time last night. It can print out a ""brewsheet" with instructions and information on your brew which you can use to brew by, or save for your own future reference.

I highly recommend Beersmith for nearly all brewing needs. You can try it out for a while and see how you like it.

If you prefer to do it manually (some do), try a search for brewing log or similar in Google. The first page gave me THIS page with a downloadable Word document.

Damn, you guys are faster than me...

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Old 06-10-2009, 04:59 PM   #5
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Check out the brewhouse section. They have some pretty great worksheets that I use for my batches.
I tried my hand at their trivia question and I would like to refute the results. The question was which two beers combined make up a Black and Tan?

The only answer that seemed to fit best to me was; A Black Beer and a Tan Beer.

The "correct" answer was; A Porter and an Amber Lager

I've always been told that a classic BAT was Guinness and Bass. Since Guinness is a Stout, and Bass is an Ale, I don't see how their answer is correct, even if you admit that a Stout is a type of Porter (hasn't been for a long time).

I apologize now for taking this thread off topic.
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Old 06-10-2009, 05:18 PM   #6
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I just made this up yesterday, kind of copied one I stumbled upon.

www.ellude.com/beer.xls You can add or change whatever you like, assuming you have excel.

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Old 06-10-2009, 08:08 PM   #7
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I had heard of black and tan as Yuengling porter and lager. I think from a few other threads here that any named mixed beer cocktail will have 37 variations, all of them 'the real version.'

As for hand writing stuff, I had been using my program (BeerAlchemy) but my friend uses one of the programs for general stuff and then keeps records in a graph paper notebook... I do love hand writing things. Maybe I'll have to look into this.

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i have been using one of these to keep a log and notes on my beers.

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There's also the Basic Brewing logbook (which I wouldn't use enough of in a year), and one that I can't find now that you could get spiral bound or not.

When I first started I used a spiral notebook, but I'd like something with a stiffer cover I think*. I'm sure I can find a good one in an Office Max or something.

(* that's what she said)

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Every time I write stuff down on paper, I end up spilling beer on it.

For now, I print out my recipe using Beer smith, mark up any deviations or speical occurances and then re-enter that in the computer after I'm done.

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