Brewer's Friend For Windows (Beta)
| Simple, Fast & Accurate Recipe Formulation|
| Save & Open recipes in BeerXML file format and Open Promash Recipe files|
| Fermentables Calculation can be switched from Percentage to Weight or vica verse "On The Fly" - Simple!|
| Hop quantities can either be entered in Grams (g) / Ounces (oz) or by Grams Per Litre (g/L) / Ounces Per Gallon (oz/Gal)|
| Temperature support for both Celsius & Fahrenheit|
| Volume support for both Litres and Gallons|
| Colour Calculations in both SRM (Standard Reference Method) & EBC (European Brewing Convention)|
| Balance Value / BU:GU Ratio (Bittering Units to Gravity Units)|
| Save Recipe to BrewersFriend Account Feature|
| Boil / Mash Timers & Stopwatch (With support for Hop / Misc addition alarms!)|
| No Chill Bitterness Adjustment|
| BIAB (Brew In a Bag) Software Support|
| Brewday Mode|
| "Strict Style" Mode|
| Calendar for Tracking / Logging Beer Progress.|
| Forum Friendly text export (for sharing recipes that are easily replicated from someone elses brewhouse)|
| Export to Formatted HTML|
| Extensive database of Grains / Hops / Yeasts / Miscellaneous Ingredients (with the ability to edit or add your own)|
| BJCP Style Guidelines|
| Many tools incuded (Efficiency Calc, Strike Temp Calc, Refractometer Calc, Gravity Correction Calc, Boil Off Calc, Water Dilution Calc,Carbonation Calc, Alcohol % / Attenuation Calc, Hydrometer Temperature Calibration Calc, Timer, Calorie Calc)|
| Backup feature (So you'll never lose a sacred recipe!)|
| Portable (< 1 Megabyte) executable file (NO registry settings / bloatware / junk)|
| It's FREE||
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Top Left :"Strict Style" Mode is showing a couple of fields are out of range by hilighting them in Yellow,
desired ranges are shown in the tool tip by waiving your mouse over them.
Top Right: showing Middle Range Balance Value for the style
Left: showing Percentage of Potential Yield
Bottom Right : showing Alpha Acid Units (AAU's or HBU's) &
How much Percentage each addition contributes to the total bitterness (IBU)
Calendar for Tracking / Logging Beer Progress
The Brew Day Mode Window - Which takes a recipe and automatically calculates
Water Required, Strike / Sparge Temps, Wort required pre-boil etc...
Screenshot showing the Boil Timer!
One of the many built in calculators - Water Dilution Calc which also takes into account Bitterness & Colour - Very Cool!
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Q: Is BrewersFriend Windows really free?, That sounds too good to be true!
A: Yes, after all it is for the greater good (Beer)
Q: BrewersFriend is awesome, but I would love to see feature X, can you add it?
A: Please send us a message. If it sounds good and might be something that would make the product better, we will look at adding it.
Q: I can't seem to be able to enter in Grains by Amount, it appears to be read-only?
A: You need to press "Switch Grain Mode" on the Main Recipe Designer Window.
Q: How do I adjust the Final Gravity (FG) of a Recipe?
A: The FG can be adjusted by changing the Actual Attenuation Value (AA%) next to the yeast selection box on the Main Recipe Designer Window.
Q: Will BrewersFriend Windows run on a Mac or Linux?
A: Possibly under MONO, though we haven't done any real world testing yet. If you try it out please report back!
Q: You get an error message that says "BrewersFriend Windows has encountered a problem and needs to close" while trying to open the program.
A: You need to reinstall Microsoft's .NET Framework 3.5
Q: I don't know you from a bar of soap, how can i trust that this Software doesn't have any viruses/trojans/spyware etc?
A: As with anything on the Internet, you should make sure that your antivirus software is up to date, you could also scan the setup file using a third party website like VirusTotal (which uses multiple antivirus engines to search for suspicious files
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