Brewfather brewing app

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Brewfather brewing app

Post by SouthfolkBrewing » Thu Jul 19, 2018 9:04 am

There is a new or newish recipe builder that is quite easy to use.
There is a premium option for about £20 a year

https://www.facebook.com/groups/brewfather/

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Post by f00b4r » Fri Jul 20, 2018 6:38 am

I've been playing around with this for the last week or so and will be brewing with it on Monday, so far i've been really impressed and the pace of development and responsiveness of the developer is really high. I am 99% sure that I will be buying the subscription to it, I just want to see it used on a brew day first.
Finally a cross platform app that doesn't have a UI that is offensive to the eyes.

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Re: Brewfather brewing app

Post by chefgage » Fri Jul 20, 2018 1:57 pm

Cheers for the heads up. How does this differ from the grainfather recipe builder and connect app?

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Post by f00b4r » Fri Jul 20, 2018 7:57 pm

chefgage wrote:Cheers for the heads up. How does this differ from the grainfather recipe builder and connect app?
It's not related at all to them. It's basically the equivalent of Beersmith or similar software and can be used on any brew setup (it has a bunch of profiles already, including the Grainfather and Braumeister).

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Re: Brewfather brewing app

Post by chefgage » Sat Jul 21, 2018 12:01 pm

f00b4r wrote:
Fri Jul 20, 2018 7:57 pm
chefgage wrote:Cheers for the heads up. How does this differ from the grainfather recipe builder and connect app?
It's not related at all to them. It's basically the equivalent of Beersmith or similar software and can be used on any brew setup (it has a bunch of profiles already, including the Grainfather and Braumeister).
Thanks for that. I will take a look :)

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Re: Brewfather brewing app

Post by SouthfolkBrewing » Sat Jul 28, 2018 1:15 pm

I am doing my recipes in both the Gf and the Brewfather app
Brewfather is easier on the eye for me
The way they work out the IBu can mean a difference between the 2 apps by 10 IBU.
Not that I would be able to detect a 10 IBU difference

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Post by f00b4r » Fri Dec 06, 2019 5:43 pm

Brewfather now has a native app for iOS (allows proper notifications on brew day and gets rid of a few other limitations that web apps has in iOS):

https://apps.apple.com/us/app/brewfather/id1488585822

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Re: Brewfather brewing app

Post by LeeH » Fri Dec 06, 2019 11:05 pm

f00b4r wrote:Brewfather now has a native app for iOS (allows proper notifications on brew day and gets rid of a few other limitations that web apps has in iOS):

https://apps.apple.com/us/app/brewfather/id1488585822
Good shout, I’m fully converted from BeerSmith.


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Post by barneey » Sat Feb 29, 2020 11:00 am

The apps seem very slow to load any profiles, just sits there for a good while before eventually loading. Is the Prem account any faster?

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Post by f00b4r » Sat Feb 29, 2020 11:08 am

barneey wrote:The apps seem very slow to load any profiles, just sits there for a good while before eventually loading. Is the Prem account any faster?
It shouldn’t make a difference. Are you using the iOS app from the app store or the web based one?
If the latter try clearing the cache.

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Post by LeeH » Sat Feb 29, 2020 11:31 am

Not experienced that issue myself.

Try reinstalling the app? Any difference when using the web app?


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Re: Brewfather brewing app

Post by Moley » Sun May 17, 2020 6:24 pm

Years ago, when I first crossed over from kit mixer to the dark side, I think I was using something called BrewMate on a PC laptop, which has now expired.

A month ago, I tried to plan my return brew on a Mac using an application called Brew Target, or something like that. I wasn’t overly impressed.

Today I used Brewfather on my iPad and was most satisfied. Volumes were spot on, I think it predicted 23 litres at 1.054 and I got 22.5 litres at 1.056

Will see how it goes for the remaining 29 days of my trial period.

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