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2015 BJCP Style Guidelines Now Live on Brewer’s Friend

Thursday, November 5th, 2015

We're pleased to announce that we now have support for the 2015 BJCP style guidelines on Brewer's Friend starting today.  Here is the set of styles that's included in the update:   Since the styles are quite different from the previous set, we decided it would be best to not automatically modify ...

Brewer’s Friend Recipe of the Week!

Wednesday, August 12th, 2015

We're starting a new feature here at Brewer's Friend, Recipe of the Week! This is going to be based on views so only public recipes will be considered. If your recipe is selected as the week's top recipe you will receive 1 year of supporting membership here on Brewer's Friend! We’re ... and have Merged!

Thursday, December 4th, 2014

It is with great pride we announce the merging of and What were once two great brewing resources can now be found under one domain,, and this means a lot of great things for our two platforms. First, we are combining the recipes databases to produce one of the ...

Yeast Pitch Calculator for iOS 7 launched

Friday, November 8th, 2013

Our popular Yeast Pitch Calculator is now available in the App Store for iOS7! This is a port of our popular web based Yeast Pitch Calculator, now available for iPhone iOS7. Pitch your yeast like the pro's do with this easy to use calculator that supports dry yeast, liquid yeast, slurry, and ...

September 2013 Release Live – Inventory and shopping list updates

Friday, September 27th, 2013

This month we tuned up the inventory and shopping list features so the data flows more smoothly and gives more flexibility at the same time. This was based on user feedback in the feature request forum - thank you for the input! Recipe Tools -> Add To Shopping List improved: The Add ...

August 2013 Release Live

Friday, August 30th, 2013

Multiple equipment profiles supported, new yeasts added, updates to extract/partial mash calculations and more. Multiple Equipment Profiles: The system now supports up to 5 equipment profiles under each account. To manage your equipment profiles click the gear icon in the upper right and then on Equipment Profiles. The equipment profile is used ...

July 2013 Release Notes

Thursday, July 25th, 2013

The July 2013 release is live. Hop stand support, gyle/krausen priming calculator, starting mash thickness field, and many other refinements are in this release. Along with changes to the cloud application this month our iPhone app was just updated to version 1.5 and is available in the app store. Many ...

June 2013 Updates

Tuesday, June 25th, 2013

We got a lot of good features out this month. Recipes and brews can be organized into folders. On the recipe editor the yeast drop down may be sorted by product id, or by name.  Nine new yeasts were added. We now accept payments with Stripe (in addition to PayPal). ...

2013 May Release Updates

Tuesday, May 28th, 2013

May has been a busy month for Brewer’s Friend. The mash calculator tab has new updates. Recipes integrate with the Mash Chemistry and Brewing Water Calculator.  The 1.3 version of our iPhone app is live and supports sync of brew sessions and brew logs! We are very happy to get these ...

April 2013 Release is Live, Refractometer Support, Calories, iPhone 1.2 sync, Lifetime Memberships

Friday, April 19th, 2013

More cool new features at your disposal. Our mission is to help you brew better beer! Enjoy! Refractometer Support: When used with wort, refractometers readings require adjustment by a wort correction factor, and an additional correction in the presence of alcohol. Our calculators cover all that for you! See our FAQ about the types ...

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