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BrewBlogger Needs Beta Testers!
« on: September 22, 2010, 04:31:18 PM »
If you would like to be a tester for the next version of BrewBlogger, the browser-based homebrew logging and calculation solution,  please go to the BrewBlogger Beta Test Site and sign up. You will receive an automated email detailing your testing method options along with links to instructions and supporting materials.

This is your chance to help out the BrewBlogger community by testing the latest version! Your donation of time will be very much appreciated.

The beta test period is from September 23, 2010 through October 15, 2010.

All levels of BrewBlogger and computing experience are welcome.

Please PM me or reply here if you have any questions.

Prost!

Geoff
« Last Edit: September 22, 2010, 04:36:25 PM by brewblogger »
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Rock Hoppers Brew Club Competition Director and Webmaster
FREE browser-based brewing software:
BrewBlogger | Brew Competition Online Entry & Management

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Re: BrewBlogger Needs Beta Testers!
« Reply #1 on: September 23, 2010, 10:28:36 AM »
If you are wondering what features BrewBlogger has, here is a partial list:

Display

  • Brew date and tap date
  • Fermentation schedule
  • Yield
  • Status (planned, primary, secondary, tertiary, conditioning, bottled, on tap)
  • Imperial (U.S.) or metric units of measure
  • Styles conforming to 2008 Beer Judge Certification Program (BJCP) guidelines
  • Original gravity, target original gravity, final gravity, target final gravity, plus intermediate gravity readings
  • Bitterness (IBU or HBU)
  • Color (SRM and EBC)
  • Calorie content and Alcohol By Volume (ABV)
  • Plato, extract, attenuation, and efficiency calculations
  • Method (extract, partial mash, all-grain)
  • Cost
  • Tracking and display of reviews and judges comments
  • Tracking and display of awards
  • 83 malt, 79 hop, 11 extract, 27 adjunct, and 54 miscellaneous ingredients come pre-loaded with room for your additions
  • Customizable mash profiles with 19 of the most common mashing techniques and associated steps
  • Customizable water profiles with 9 pre-loaded profiles from famous brewing cities
  • Customizable yeast profiles with 172 pre-loaded varieties from White Labs, Wyeast, Fermentis, Danstar and more
  • Customizable equipment profiles with 9 of the most common equipment setups
  • Brewing procedure
  • Your comments and notes
  • Bottle label image display
  • Links to related websites
  • News/Announcement display (multi-user only)
  • A personalized brewing calendar
  • Brewing calculator suite including:
    • - Calories, Alcohol, and Plato Calculator
    • - Hydrometer Correction Calculator
    • - Brewhouse Efficiency Calculator
    • - Bitterness Calculator
    • - Water Amounts Calculator
    • - Priming Sugar Calculator
    • - Force Carbonation Calculator
    • - Plato/Brix/Specific Gravity Calculator
    • - Full-featured Recipe Calculator
  • Reference area including:
    • - 98 BJCP styles
    • - 70+ Hop varieties
    • - 100+ Malt, grain, and adjunct varieties
  • Printable log and recipe pages

Administration

  • Password protected log entry and administration area
  • Single- or multi-user options. Multi-user option can accommodate unlimited users and administrators, complete with user profiles - perfect for clubs
  • Printable contest entry forms for any brew log - no more writing long-hand, data is auto-populated from the log
  • Import BeerXML format to logs and recipes from desktop brew calculation software, such as BeerSmith, to share
  • Export any recipe in fully compliant BeerXML format for importing into desktop brew calculation software packages such as BeerSmith
  • Export log and recipe databases to Excel and SQL
  • Customizable display featuring:
    • - Choice of 12 themes
    • - Unique blog name
    • - Personalized tag line or favorite quote
    • - Personalized menu text
    • - Brewer biographical information
    • - Brewer favorite links
    • - Display preferences
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Rock Hoppers Brew Club Competition Director and Webmaster
FREE browser-based brewing software:
BrewBlogger | Brew Competition Online Entry & Management

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Re: BrewBlogger Needs Beta Testers!
« Reply #2 on: September 23, 2010, 11:39:38 AM »
I signed up and am looking forward to giving it a whirl.   :)