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The BeerTools Observer: Using Templates in BeerTools Pro

February 3, 2007 at 6:05pm

Author(s): Lathe Poland

At long last you have calibrated your brewing equipment and plugged the data into BeerTools Pro. Now you face the tedious process of entering your calibration data each time you start a session, OR simply using a template. Templates can be a very powerful tool in your brewing kit. What are templates…

The Roving Brewer: Episode 5

February 2, 2007 at 2:00pm

Author(s): Eric Watson

This is the fifth in a series of discussions with our roving brewing expert, Eric Watson. Episode 1 of The Roving Brewer caused quite a stir and brought up a number of questions. We are addressing those question in the next several episodes. Q: In the previous article you said it is best to only…

The Roving Brewer: Episode 4

January 2, 2007 at 5:00pm

Author(s): Eric Watson

This is the forth in a series of discussions with our roving brewing expert, Eric Watson. Episode 1 of The Roving Brewer caused quite a stir and brought up a number of questions. We are addressing those question in the next several episodes. Q: I have always added my first hopping after I have…

The BeerTools Observer: Using Online Recipes in BeerTools Pro

December 25, 2006 at 5:00pm

Author(s): Lathe Poland

The tools at BeerTools.com are now augmented by the BeerTools Pro application. This does not mean that development on BeerTools.com will stop. The role that BeerTools.com now plays, however, is changing. From the beginning the site has been a central meeting spot for development of recipes and…

The Roving Brewer: Episode 3

December 15, 2006 at 5:00pm

Author(s): Eric Watson

This is the third in a series of discussions with our roving brewing expert, Eric Watson. Episode 1 of The Roving Brewer caused quite a stir and brought up a number of questions. We are addressing those question in the next several episodes. Q: I don't understand how you can over-oxygenate the…

The Roving Brewer: Episode 2

November 10, 2006 at 5:00pm

Author(s): Eric Watson

This is the second installment in a series of discussions with our roving brewing expert, Eric Watson. Episode 1 of The Roving Brewer caused quite a stir and brought up a number of questions. We will address some of those question in the next few episodes. Q: Those are some very new ideas to me…

The BeerTools Observer: Keeping Good Records

November 1, 2006 at 5:00pm

Author(s): Lathe Poland

The only thing better then an excellent beer recipe, is a good set of instructions on how to make that recipe. This is illustrated by the fact that you can give the exact same recipe to two different brewers and get two different beers. The reason for this, is that over time a brewer develops his…

The Roving Brewer: Episode 1

October 25, 2006 at 4:00pm

Author(s): Eric Watson

This is the first article in a series of discussions with our roving brewing expert, Eric Watson. After completing much research Eric was mulling over revelations about some long held brewing concepts. The concepts he discusses have bearing on professional brewers just as much as homebrewers. It may…

The BeerTools Observer: Winning Awards

October 19, 2006 at 4:00pm

Author(s): Lathe Poland

In the previous installment of the BeerTools Observer we considered the topic of clones. The recipe data-base holds hundreds of clones and thousands of other recipes just waiting to be discovered. The search tool gives you the power to find what you are looking for. A good example of how useful the…

Giving Back to the Homebrew Community

October 10, 2006 at 4:00pm

Author(s): Charlie Essers

One more hobby and my wife is going to leave me. "You got that right, dear." We are the odd house on the block that, among other things, has strange smells coming from twelve gallons of wort boiling vigorously in the garage every three weeks or so. One thing connects these hobbies, all of which I…

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