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New BeerSmith Tutorial Videos Available

by Brad Smith on January 7, 2014 · 0 comments

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I’m often asked about the best way to learn how to use BeerSmith software? The best way to get started is by visiting our video page at BeerSmith.com/video – which has detailed tutorials on how to use BeerSmith 2. There are some 28 videos in all covering BeerSmith desktop, BeerSmith mobile and our BeerSmithRecipes.com recipe […]

BeerSmith 2.2 Desktop Released

by Brad Smith on November 26, 2013 · 38 comments

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Happy Thanksgiving! I’ve just released BeerSmith 2.2, the latest version of BeerSmith for Mac, PC and Ubuntu Linux. BeerSmith 2.2 features a cleaned up interface, new brewing features, and makes it easy to search and use thousands of recipes available on our BeerSmithRecipes cloud site. I’ll be publishing videos on the new features shortly and […]

BeerSmith 2.2 Update for Desktop Quick Preview

by Brad Smith on November 17, 2013 · 15 comments

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For several months now I’ve been hard at work on the BeerSmith 2.2 update for the BeerSmith desktop for this year’s brewing season. It is currently in beta testing. The update attempts to clean up some of the clutter in the interface, as well as add a number of the features fellow brewers have most […]

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This week I’m pleased to have Ray Daniels, the author of “Designing Great Beer” as well as the founder of the Cicerone program join me as a guest. Ray and I discuss designing beer recipes, homebrewing, commercial brewing and the Cicerone certification program. Download the MP3 File – Right Click and “Save As” to download […]

The Future of BeerSmith and BeerSmith News

by Brad Smith on June 6, 2013 · 13 comments

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BeerSmith Desktop – What’s Coming Over the next several months I’m assembling a team to work on a series of updates to BeerSmith desktop which I plan to release this Fall with a focus on: Making the program less cluttered and easier to use, particularly for first time users Updating the program to bring in […]

Judging Beer for Homebrewers

by Brad Smith on January 19, 2012 · 2 comments

When I interview top brewers both for the blog and BeerSmith podcast, time and time again they mention the importance of being able to judge beer to become a better brewer. Knowing how to spot and correct the flaws in a beer is a critical skill if you want to compete or just make better […]

BeerSmith 2 Home Brewing Software is Here!

by Brad Smith on June 13, 2011 · 9 comments

Our BeerSmith 2 home brewing software has been officially released! BeerSmith 2 is the next generation in beer brewing software, and is packed with new features including tabbed browsing, yeast calculators, a redesigned interface and lots more! It is also our first release available for the Macintosh platform. I’ve included a sample of the new […]

After my earlier post announcing BeerSmith 2, I received a lot of email asking when it would be available and how much it would cost. I’m pleased to announce both the BeerSmith 2 release date, pricing and also open up the preorder for those who wish to get a great discount on the next generation […]

BeerSmith Software Video Tutorials

by Brad Smith on December 28, 2009 · 2 comments

We recently assembled a series of video tutorials for using our BeerSmith Home Brewing software. The series of 11 videos provide a good overview of many of BeerSmith’s key features. We hope to publish additional videos in the future.

Ten Reasons to use Beer Brewing Software

by Brad Smith on March 1, 2009 · 27 comments

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Many homebrewers are not aware of how beer brewing software can dramatically improve the quality and consistency of their home brewed beer. This week, we take a look at some of the ways brewing software can make a difference in beer design and how it can improve your brewing day.