Toronto, Canada – With Christmas season in full gear, and a myriad of mixology apps available, digital nomad Jones APR spotlights some select cocktail apps designed for the holiday season.
Pocket Cocktails app – (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 Christmas Cosmopolitan or a Scroogedriver there’s a handy pic to help illustrate what the drink should look as its prepared. The Random Mode turns the phone into a shaker complete with sound effects, a great conversation starter. (99 cents, iTunes/Android)
Cocktails HD (iPad)
Hosting a big holiday party? The bold, beautiful Cocktails HD is your ticket. Taking full advantage of the iPad’s large 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 also features dozens of step-by-step food recipes, and a complete wine guide, great for entertaining large groups. ($2.99, iTunes)
Pocket Cocktails Website (Internet)
Brand new this season is Pocket Cocktails’ eponymous website, featuring their most comprehensive collection of cocktail and food recipes. Check out the new Christmas list of food and cocktail recipes featuring the Gingerbread Martini, Snowball and North Pole Kiss. Also check out the Wall of Cocktails (Free – Pocket Cocktails)
Cocktails for Mac (Macintosh)
A complete cocktail compendium tailored for wide screen displays, Cocktails for Mac is chock full of hundreds of gorgeous cocktails, including several christmas classics. The app features impressive “Cocktail Cards” which can be viewed in separate windows in the app. Check out the Christmas Cappuccino, Wild Turkey Punch, and Polar bear. The app is also great year-round with additional Halloween, Valentine and St. Patrick’s Day creations ($4.99, Mac App Store)
Please drink responsibly.
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