Drink & Cocktail Recipes on your iPhone – Review of 5800+ Drink & Cocktail Recipes Free App for iPhone

Multi-Purpose

The iPhone has been touted as the all-purpose device with abilities ranging from guessing song names to doing home pregnancy exams. As the list of applications increases exponentially we will more and more tools for practical reference. Now we have tools for one of the most important common tasks we have: drinking.

Encyclopedia of Alcohol

5800+ Drink & Cocktail Recipes Free, as the imaginative name would lead you to guess, is equipped to teach how to mix any obscure drink that your local alcoholic could request. When you open the program you are given a few options to find the drink you want. At the bottom task bar you can select Favorites, All Drinks, Drink Category, or Random Drink. Once you select one of these you can either browse alphabetically by scrolling down or search in the box at the top. Once you open the recipe you are given a list of ingredients, each separate and with a little box you can check to “keep track of your progress.” This is important because after a few of these you may get stuck on the “1/2 oz of Cranberry juice” and just keep pouring it. Below this are instructions for how to prepare it, which is also crucial to this fine science.

Good Stuff

This is one of the better free applications you can get for your iPhone. It is quick and plain enough for even a professional bartender to use when working, which means the amateur drinker will be likewise impressed. The Random Drink option is fun to help you decide at the bar, and it is a great way to give options when hosting a party. There are so many drinks in here that it ends up feeling like an endless resource.

Ads

The program is free, which is makes it an excuse to keep advertisements on your phone. They are very small and relegated to the top of the screen so it does not end up being distracting. This is much better than each drink giving you a link to buy liquor online. What would really elevate this program would be the ability to add drinks that you and your friends have synthesized at your local lab.

Keep it on You

There is really no reason to avoid this program, mainly because free is a price everyone can cheer to. It is fun, even useful, for those who appreciate the fine art of mixing alcohol with absolutely every other liquid they could purchase. Seven and a half out of ten stars.

This post is part of the series: Application Reviews

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