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I frequently get the question “How to I back up my BeerSmith files?” So this week I’m going to take a look at some of the facilities for backing up and recovering data in BeerSmith. Backing Up BeerSmith Desktop Files For BeerSmith desktop your files are all stored under the directory Documents/BeerSmith2 for your main […]

This short video shows you how to use the “Brew Log” feature in BeerSmith to keep track of recipes you have brewed, so you can still make changes and revisions to your main recipe. BeerSmith Quick Brewing and Software tips are some short 1-3 minute video clips I’ve put together for brewers. For more clips […]

I’m happy to announce a series of new add-ons for BeerSmith Desktop. The new add-ons feature over 170 new yeasts, 32 hop varieties and 48 Misc items plus updates for Avangard, Bairds, Muntons and Rahr malts. Thanks largely to the efforts of fellow brewer Brian Young, we now have most of the latest hops, yeast […]

In today’s quick tip, I show you how to recover your activation key for BeerSmith desktop. There is a nice little tool that can help you locate your key if you have lost it and need to reinstall BeerSmith. BeerSmith Quick Brewing and Software tips are some short 1-3 minute video clips I’ve put together […]

Customizing Views and Windows in BeerSmith 2

by Brad Smith on December 23, 2015 · 0 comments

This week I wanted to share how you can work just a bit faster using BeerSmith 2 by managing your views, shortcuts and folders. BeerSmith has quite a few customizable tools for adjusting how you see your recipes as well as how you interact with the program itself. So here are a few tips on […]

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 […]

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 […]

Getting Started with BeerSmith 2.1

by Brad Smith on July 19, 2012 · 3 comments

I get a lot of requests asking the best way to get started with BeerSmith. I’ve written this post, not as a comprehensive guide, but as a way to help you get up and running with BeerSmith. Please bookmark it and share it with your friends – even if you are an experienced user. Downloading, […]

BeerSmith 2 for Linux Open Beta Release

by Brad Smith on January 23, 2012 · 10 comments

I’m happy to announce the release of our first open beta version of BeerSmith 2 for Linux. This is the first time BeerSmith has been available as a native program on the Linux platform. The Linux version is initially being released as an open beta for the community in preparation for formal release. The initial […]

Ten BeerSmith 2 Brewing Software Tips

by Brad Smith on October 20, 2011 · 7 comments

Many people have written the past few months asking that I put together a collection of tips for BeerSmith 2. I launched BeerSmith 2 in June and it has been very popular with both new and existing brewers. So this week I present a set of 10 tips for making the most of BeerSmith 2. […]

BeerSmith 2 Home Brewing Software is Here!

by Brad Smith on June 13, 2011 · 10 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 […]

Countdown to BeerSmith 2 – 10 June Launch!

by Brad Smith on June 6, 2011 · 1 comment

Let the countdown begin! BeerSmith 2 will be available for download this Friday, 10 June 2011, starting at noon Eastern time (US) for both Windows and the Macintosh from our main site at BeerSmith.com. [countdown date=2011/06/10-12:00] Countdown to BeerSmith 2: [timer] [/countdown] That only leaves you a few days to take advantage of the BeerSmith […]

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.