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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

The Substance, Clone (Bissell Brothers) Braumeister 20L

American IPA by AnteK

OG: 1.062 FG: 1.012 ABV: 6.6% IBU: 55

LUX Rye Ale (Bissell Brothers) Clone Braumeister 20L

American Pale Ale by AnteK

OG: 1.049 FG: 1.012 ABV: 4.9% IBU: 49


American Pale Ale by JenEliz

OG: 1.049 FG: 1.011 ABV: 5.0% IBU: 57

Throw together Ale

Best Bitter by Trialben

OG: 1.040 FG: 1.006 ABV: 4.6% IBU: 37

Irish Red X

Irish Red Ale by sackeri

OG: 1.049 FG: 1.012 ABV: 4.8% IBU: 26

What's New On Our Blog

Improved Calculations for First Wort Hopping

Thursday, April 20th, 2017

Android App Updates

Monday, February 20th, 2017

iPhone App Updates

Friday, February 3rd, 2017

Searchable Fermentables on the Recipe Builder

Tuesday, June 7th, 2016

Facelift & Instant Recipe Ordering

Wednesday, June 1st, 2016

Brewer’s Friend News and Recipe Giveaway!

Wednesday, April 20th, 2016

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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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