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Brewer's Friend is a set of tools and homebrewing information to help you brew your very best, every time. Easy to use for beginners with powerful features for advanced brewers.

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New Recipes


Classic American Pilsner by mandalinski

OG: 1.062 FG: 1.009 ABV: 7.0% IBU: 29

Session IPA

American IPA by Griffdabrew

OG: 1.045 FG: 1.009 ABV: 4.6% IBU: 29


Saison by crfnunes

OG: 1.070 FG: 1.011 ABV: 7.6% IBU: 20

Export India Porter (Kernel)

Robust Porter by gavjof

OG: 1.068 FG: 1.019 ABV: 6.4% IBU: 47

Devil's Night

Autumn Seasonal Beer by 2CrazyDogs

OG: 1.066 FG: 1.012 ABV: 7.2% IBU: 20

What's New On Our Blog

Beer Styles – ABV Chart (Alcohol By Volume Ranges) – 2017 Update

Sunday, May 7th, 2017

Beer Styles – IBU Chart (Bitterness Ranges) – 2017 Update

Sunday, May 7th, 2017

Beer Styles – Original Gravity and Final Gravity Chart – 2017 Update

Sunday, May 7th, 2017

Beer Styles – SRM Color Chart – 2017 Update

Sunday, May 7th, 2017

Improved Calculations for First Wort Hopping

Thursday, April 20th, 2017

Android App Updates

Monday, February 20th, 2017

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Why Brewer's Friend?

Helps Beginning Brewers Get Started

  • Walks you through the brewing process step by step.
  • Know exactly what you brewed, and how you did it.
  • See how ingredients factor into OG, FG, ABV, IBU, and SRM - the key stats of every beer recipe.
  • Replicate and build on your success.
  • Provides a place for detailed notes about your brews.
  • Start designing your own recipes and match to style.

Powerful Tools For Advanced Brewers

  • Accommodates a range of brewing processes: Extract, Partial Mash, All Grain, BIAB, No Chill.
  • Scale recipe batch sizes up or down.
  • Tracks water volume and mash process.
  • Select your preferred equations (eg Tinseth, Rager).
  • Keeps track of your inventory.
  • Calculates actual ABV and apparent attenuation based on measured OG and FG.
  • Four types of efficiency: conversion, pre-boil, ending kettle, and brew house!
  • Hydrometer correction and calibration.
  • Supports Plato or Specific Gravity extract scale.
  • Target 'to the fermentor' or 'to the kettle' batch sizes.
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