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Old 04-15-2007, 11:43 AM   #1
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is this the best software for recipe formulation and brewing? ive seen a couple other programs out there but are they worth a try? beertools seems to be the most used looking around the internet and in magazines. im cheap i want to be sure before i shell out awhole 25 bucks for it

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Old 04-15-2007, 12:40 PM   #2
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I've only been using it a short while but had decent success with QBrew. It is free and for the cheap it's worth a try before paying for anything...
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Old 04-15-2007, 01:13 PM   #3
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I use Beersmith. I downloaded the free trial, and I liked it so I paid the $20 for it. That's all I've ever used, so I can't compare the differences though. Lots of people around here use Promash and seem to like it.
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Old 04-15-2007, 02:54 PM   #4
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I went form Promash to BTP and I'm not going back. I like BTP quite a bit. It is easy enough for a beginner but you can control every aspect fo the brew day (and beyond) with it.
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