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BeerSmith Memorial Day Sale – 48 Hours Only – Great Chance to Upgrade!

In honor of my fellow veterans who served and sacrificed so much, I’m running a 48 hour sale on BeerSmith 3 brewing software with a 20% discount on all desktop software levels

A Great Chance to Upgrade to BeerSmith 3

Many of you have not had a chance to upgrade from BeerSmith 2 to BeerSmith 3.… Read More

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Using the Cloud Folder Features in BeerSmith 3 Brewing Software

This week I present a short video tutorial on how to use the new cloud folder and move/copy features in BeerSmith 3 software for beer brewing, mead, wine and cider making.

 

You can find additional tutorials on the main tutorial page and download a free trial copy of BeerSmith from BeerSmith.com.… Read More

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BeerSmith Cloud Recipe Privacy and Sharing Explained

This week I present a short overview of the cloud sharing, privacy and folder features available in BeerSmith 3 home brewing software. The cloud features in BeerSmith let you share recipes between your computers and phone, share with other users or just use as an online private backup for your recipes.… Read More

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Alcohol Tolerance in Beer Yeast and BeerSmith 3

Some brewers don’t realize that beer yeast, like all yeast has a limited alcohol tolerance.  In fact many some beer yeasts reach their limit below 8% ABV which can be a real problem for high gravity beers.

Yeast Alcohol Tolerance

Yeast is a one cell living creature.  As such it can only reproduce and grow within certain conditions.  One of those conditions includes the presence of alcohol.  Each yeast strain has a limit, called the yeast’s “alcohol tolerance” that indicates the level at which yeast cells start to go dormant and stop fermenting.  By convention, the alcohol tolerance is expressed as a percent Alcohol by Volume (%ABV).  Most major yeast suppliers do provide alcohol tolerance numbers for their yeast strains, though you may have to dive deep into the spec sheet to find it.… Read More

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Creating a Wine Recipe with BeerSmith 3 Software

Here is a short video tutorial on how to create a wine recipe in BeerSmith 3 as well as as a demonstration of some of the wine making features supported.

Support for wine was added in BeerSmith 3. BeerSmith 3 is software for creating beer recipes which also has support for wine, cider and mead makers to let you create, record and make great wine.… Read More

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