I've been using QBrew for a little while now, mainly for taking recipes from this forum and converting them to 5-gallon batches, and when I do that it always seems to mess with some aspect of the calculations compared to all the Beersmith and ProMash recipes the Windows users use. I'm wondering if upgrading to BrewTools Pro would be a sensible move. Does it have a way to compensate for smaller batch sizes (changing hops values to keep similar IBUs)? Does it have a more complete ingredient list? Or a way to indicate a boil that starts before hop additions (90 min boil, first addition at 60 min)?
Honestly, after reading Designing Great Beers
I could probably do it all on paper...but why would I want to when I can have software do it for me?
Thanks for the input in advance.