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Old 03-26-2013, 01:47 AM   #11
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I've been using the one at Smooth graphics, ton of features and it's free.

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Old 04-16-2013, 10:39 AM   #12
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Old 04-16-2013, 11:43 AM   #13
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I've only used Beersmith 2. There is a bit of a learning curve but once you understand it you'll find it's a pretty slick program, I've scaled a couple of recipes to 10 gallon batches from 5 gallon and they turned out perfect. Can't really go wrong for the price.

"Why yesh, I have been drinking my homebrew again, How nische of you to notisch."

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Old 04-16-2013, 11:50 AM   #14
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Originally Posted by Bishop916 View Post
There are enough 'Help with Beersmith' threads on these forums to make me NOT want to try that platform. Not only would it cost me a recurring fee to port all of my recipes over to their cloud server, the client itself is not truly cloud based so I can't tinker with the app and my recipes from work, home/desk, home/laptop, tablet, etc.

Just sayin' - but whatever works for you...
I think you have so many "Help with Beersmith" threads for two reasons, it is more thorough than most (if not all) of the alternatives and, probably the main reason, there are a lot of people using it. As far as sharing recipes across different platforms goes, I simply have the program save its settings to a dropbox directory and I have access anywhere that I want. I only upload a recipe to the beersmith cloud (the lure of which generally eludes me) when I want to have access from my phone. You get a small number of free uploads.

All of that said, I don't use Beersmith's yeast or water tools. There are much better alternatives for both out there.

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Old 04-17-2013, 07:46 PM   #15
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+1 for iBrewMaster

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