Are you a beer or wine connoisseur? Looking out to check out various cocktail recipes? Most wine, beer or scotch drinkers tend to select their drink on taste through trial and error. Here we give you 10 great apps on the iPhone and iPad for wine or Beer lovers which include reviews and ratings, recipes, trivia and other important information about wines.
Cocktails HD - Killer bartending guide for any home bartender or bar-chef which provides 300+ drinks with full screen photos and some mouth-watering cocktail recipes from the classics to the exotic.
All drinks are grouped by category: martinis, classics, summer, tropical, creamy, shooters, warmers and a section of non-alcohol drinks for kids of all ages. Cocktail HD is an interactive app for iPad that provides a short snippet about each drink and tips associated with it, allowing you to experiment with drink variations and learn interesting trivia about the tremendous range of cocktail content.
It’s Bartender section will teach you about how to use bar tools, garnish drinks, stock a bar, muddle and layer, make purees, create spirals, wedges, boats, flags, zests, and much more all in spectacular full color. Create and serve drinks like a professional bartender and more!
With Cocktail HD, you can easily search for drinks by title, ingredient or recipe, jump to linked information with the tap of your finger. Jump through the drinks in the book with the top analog slider. Cocktail HD for iPad is available for $4.99 only.
Wine HD - Treat yourself to the most comprehensive Wine app for your iPad that provides an access to over 400 Photos, large Wine region maps and Wine Cards, basics of Wine, How Wine is made, tasting Wine, buying and serving Wine. You can easily find out restaurants of your choice serving specific Wine
With its easy to use interface, Wine HD app for iPad allows you to flip through the pages with the swipe of your finger which will help you in exploring a wide variety of regions including French, Italian, European and New World Wines, Champagne/Sparkling Wine, and Fortified/Sweet Wines.
Wine HD is fully searchable by via the handy search button. Jump through the drinks in the book with the top analog slider. This truly is the wine resource of the future! Wine HD for iPad is available for $4.99.
Cocktails #8 – This is a must have cocktail app for your iPad. Filled with over 2,600+ recipes and accompanied by full color professional photographs, it is known title amongst the top international bartending fraternity as well as discerning drinkers and keen amateur mixologists. All cocktails have been reviewed and rated from top British drinks aficionado Simon Difford.
Cocktails #8 comes packed with powerful features that allows you to mark what Cocktail bottles you actually have at home in your Cabinet, filter your cocktails in different categories, such as Creamy, Blended, Hot etc. You can rate the cocktail; create your own cocktail list and search for cocktails by name, rating or ingredients.
If you want to make your carrier as a bartender, the app is full of tutorials which allow you to learn about shaking, rolling, layering, muddling etc. Get extensive information about which glasses to use for a specific cocktail, including pictures of each and much more. Cocktails #8 app for iPad is available for $6.99 only.
AG Wine for iPad - AG Wine is aimed at a new generation of wine drinkers and focuses on wines from Italy, Spain, Chile, Argentina, France, California, and Australia.
AG Wine for iPad lets you choose perfect wine by style, grape variety / appellation, region, or food pairing and helps you in expanding your wine knowledge with AG Wine’s informative summaries.
Hello Vino - With a nice, clean interface and clear menu options, this app holds a wealth of information and provides you with wine recommendations.
While you’re shopping in a store or sitting in a restaurant, you can search for a specific wine brands and labels. Ratings, price and reviews from writers and bloggers will help you before purchasing wine. Hello Vine app for iPad is available for free.
Beer Brands – The app is preloaded with on-the-spot information of more than 7,800 brands of beer and comes out to be handy when you are running low on brain cells.
Beer Brands comes packed with a huge variety of beers and when you open the app you begin at the Favorites screen with four search options available at the bottom - Favorites, All Beers, Beer Style, Random Beer. The Favorites screen comes pre-populated with several selections but you can delete them and add your own from the beers in the other categories of your choice.
The app also allows you to bookmark your favorite beer brands onto your favorites list and browse through all beer brands easily through an indexed list. You can use the search bar to easily find a specific beer. There are other powerful features available with the app. Beer Brand app for iPhone, iPod Touch or iPad is available for free.
Drinks and Cocktails – Contains the most valuable drinks instead of 1,000′s of recipes you’ve never heard of and keeps instructions simple and concise. The app comes loaded with free drink and cocktail recipes at the spin of a dial.
Browse the list to discover new drinks, or search for a specific one. You can also mark and add any of the cocktails of your choice in your favorite list. The app is available for $.99, but you can get the ad-supported version of Drinks and Cocktails for free.
8,500+ Drink & Cocktail - This is a great little app containing over 8,500 Drink & Cocktail recipes at the tap of your fingertips. You can add drink recipes of your choice to the favorites list.
Use search bar, to find out a particular cocktail recipe. With simple to use interface you can also filter out drinks by jumping to a particular drink category and find related drinks
Mixology: Drink Recipes - It is a must have app for your iPhone containing 7,900+ drink recipes.
A wide range of drink categories is available such as Cocktails, Martinis, Shooters, Jello Shots, Hot Drinks, Punches, Non-Alcoholic, and more which lets you find random recipes based on liquor, mixer, and glassware criteria It’s free so who cares? Load it up and have fun! You can even share recipes via email, twitter and facebook.
iBeer - It is one of the best iPhone add-on for beer connoisseurs. Just tilt to sip, shake for foam, even pour iBeer from iPhone to iPhone.
The award winning virtual pint of beer takes full advantage of iPhone’s high-resolution screen, accelerometer, and speakers, and comes in Lager, Lite, Stout, Hefeweizen, Amber, and more. With Multitasking for iOS 4in place you can now drink iBeer while talking on the iPhone.
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