December 30, 2010 in Lifestyle (E)
[prMac.com] Toronto, Canada - With New Year's Eve approaching, and a myriad of mixology apps available, its fine time to spotlight a few that are well suited to assist aspiring bartenders mix it up on the final night of the year.
Pocket Cocktails - (iPhone/Android)
Pictures ARE worth a thousand words, and Pocket Cocktails has got boatloads of them, in fact every cocktail in this app has an accompanying photo. So when preparing a Lychee Martini, Gimlet, or Kir Royale there's a handy pic to help illustrate what the drink should look as its prepared. The Random Mode turns the iPhone into a shaker complete with sound effects, a great conversation starter. (99 cents, iTunes/Android Market)
Cocktails HD (iPad)
Hosting a big party? The big, beautiful Cocktails HD is your ticket. Taking full advantage of the iPad's giant display area, Cocktails HD delivers with mouth watering drink images and recipes along with everything needed to make your soiree a night to remember. Cocktails HD also includes a full bartending guide detailing how to prepare and garnish the libations. The latest update has a number of new and notable cocktails, including St. Patricks Day and Valentine's Day drinks giving this app legs well into the new year. ($4.99, iTunes)
Cocktails Deeva (iPhone)
New Year's Eve out with the girlfriends? Dee Brun's Cocktail Deeva is a fun app that's one part mixologist and one part humorist. Combining cocktail recipes with hilarious and sometimes outrageous themes (i.e. The Don't Let me go Home with him Daiquiri and & I Always Get the Ugly Friend Shooter), A night out with the girlies can be lifted to epic status with the irreverent Brun's signature cocktail humor. This app is definitely "ladies only". (99 cents, iTunes)
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