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View Poll Results: Which of the big three do you use.
BeerSmith 1,129 65.18%
BeerTools Pro 159 9.18%
Promash 222 12.82%
another software 222 12.82%
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Old 12-31-2013, 05:07 AM   #181
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You can change the sort order of ingredients by clicking on the various headers for the ingredients list. Also you can grab a ton of ingredients including the latest yeasts and hops by clicking on the "add-on" button and adding new packs from there. It is very easy to do.

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Old 12-31-2013, 05:21 AM   #182
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Thanks, the add ons are nice I'm glad you mentioned them. I've been clicking on the columns to get it in the order I want, but it doesn't always work out nicely. For this recipe, the 3 lbs of apricot should come after all the other ingredients but clicking the columns doesn't do it.

It's better than what else is out there.

 
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Old 12-31-2013, 05:28 AM   #183
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If you enter them in order you can do it in the # column. I had it entered wrong.... lol.. I see this is your program. I must say, I like it even better now.. You were all over that!

 
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Old 01-09-2014, 02:14 AM   #184
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Beer tools pro is amazing and always spot on with temps, timing, and o.g. with all three setups I've had over the past 6 years. Just calibrate your equipment and you're good to go.
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Old 02-20-2014, 05:07 PM   #185
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Hi,I am Rodolfo from Italy,and I tested Ibrewmaster with good results and I think it should be like beersmith but newer. An interesting feature is:
You choose the style of your recipe and it offers the values ​​Ibu,% vol, EBU range and you can vary the recipe ingredients to enter in the style...if you like.


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Old 02-20-2014, 05:15 PM   #186
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I would like to add that my experience on Ibrewmaster software is using braumeister speidel 20 equipment.


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Old 02-20-2014, 05:42 PM   #187
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I wish any of these would work with Windows 8 on my Surface 2. I've emailed Brad Smith, he claims he'll eventually get an app for the Surface but did not give me a timeline.
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Old 02-20-2014, 06:15 PM   #188
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I have also beersmith and promash and I did a comparison using my braumeister equipment the result was that Ibrewmaster and the second was beersmith. This is my opinion based on features user friendly and equipement. I have both on my ipad and promash on pc . I think the whole software strictly dependent on the ease of the user is able to do better the setup without having superlative notion...personal opinion.


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Old 02-20-2014, 06:20 PM   #189
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I wish any of these would work with Windows 8 on my Surface 2. I've emailed Brad Smith, he claims he'll eventually get an app for the Surface but did not give me a timeline.
If your Surface has Windows 8 then why can't you install (and use) beersmith? I know I've installed BeerSmith on Windows 8 without any troubles. Is there something different about the Surface device? Or, are you by chance using Windows RT?
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Old 02-20-2014, 11:53 PM   #190
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I guess it's RT. I've tried my full version and it didn't work.
Does RT stand for "Really Terrible"?
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