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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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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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Fifteen Years of BeerSmith – Our 15th Anniversary

In late October of 2013, I published version 1.0 of BeerSmith. Now 15 years later, the BeerSmith community has grown and through the software, newsletter, articles and podcast to reach hundreds of thousands of brewers worldwide. I would like to personally thank each and every one of you for your continued support.… Read More

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BeerSmith 3 Fall Sale – Get a Free Month with any Gold or Above Purchase!

I just opened a sale on BeerSmith 3 – get an extra month for free with any Gold or above software purchase! The sale runs through 30 September 2018.

Get BeerSmith 3 on Sale!

If you are looking to upgrade from BeerSmith 2 to BeerSmith 3 or want to get an amazing piece of software at a great price, I highly recommend you take advantage of the sale.Read More

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