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Old 10-29-2009, 05:02 AM   #1
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Hear good things about beersmith, but I've seen and used beer tools and I like the format really well, what does everyone think is the most well rounded and user friendly?
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Old 10-29-2009, 05:04 AM   #2
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This sticky probably says it all
http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f84/beer...ou-have-43687/
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Old 10-29-2009, 05:15 AM   #3
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I dont like promash and never used beersmith, but I really like the Beertools.
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Old 10-29-2009, 05:16 AM   #4
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I'm currently evaluating as well and wish I had a Mac so I could take a look at Beer Alchemy along with the others. BeerSmith seems most popular, but I'm leaning towards Beer Tools Pro. Need to run another recipe through all of them during my next brew day before I decide.

There's also an open source newcomer on the block:

http://www.homebrewtalk.com/f84/brew...ftware-123353/

Still needs some work, but could be promising.
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Old 10-29-2009, 12:35 PM   #5
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If you scroll down the main Homebrewtalk.com web page, there's a dedicated forum to Brewing Software. Lots of great info. there.

Sorry if you already aware of this...
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Old 10-29-2009, 09:03 PM   #6
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I have used Promash and Beersmith and I ended up with BeerTools, which is the one I like the best.
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Old 10-29-2009, 10:35 PM   #7
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On the Probrewer.com website, it's kind of a consensus for Promash.
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Old 10-30-2009, 10:06 AM   #8
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I maybe shouldve posted I'm mac user so yeah...
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Old 10-30-2009, 12:50 PM   #9
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Then Beer Alchemy should definitely be on your list to review. I'd love to take a look myself, but I'm not (yet) a Mac user.
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Old 11-01-2009, 11:06 AM   #10
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I shouldve sAid it but I am mac user, any thoughts on beer alchemy vs others?
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