Beer Buddy - Barcode Scanner Review


Version Reviewed:
10th Jul, 2012
Review Date:
Reviewed by Chris


4 out of 5


  • Publisher: S2 IT Consulting LLC
  • Version Reviewed: 2.1.0
  • Review Date: 10th Jul, 2012
  • Cost: £2.49
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Beer Buddy is for those who appreciate refreshment in the form of beer. It's targeted towards people who like to sample the less well know beers available and allows you to track and rate your liquid conquests. Beer Buddy is linked in to the same database used for and it uses this comprehensive data to server up reviews, forums and beer details in all their glory.

Some of the features include:

  • Barcode Scanner: To drunk to type? don't worry a steady hand is all you need to scan your beers barcode and find out what other fellow drinkers think.
  • Beer details: There's thousands of brews already stored so a quick search or scan brings back a detailed overview of the beer including photos, drink details, overall scores and user reviews.
  • Save your beers: Beers can be saved to Favorites, On Tap and Tasted, ensuring you know what to leave on the shelf and what should be cracked open.
  • Notes: Add tasting notes as you drink.
  • Rate beer: Rate what you're drinking and be part of the community. Your rating will help fellow drinkers find the good stuff.
  • Around Me: Is the fridge running dry? Don't worry, you can use the around me feature to see how close the a resupply is.
  • Beer forums: Gain access to the latest beer chat and news

Beer Buddy is a great app to own if you're into sampling beers from all around the world.

The design and layout is very minimal but perfect what it's used for. You can use the advanced search function to help you locate hidden gems including the ability to search for the current top 50 beers as voted for by the users of

If you enjoy sampling new and exotic beers from all around the world, Beer Buddy definitely has your back. If you enjoy reading what other people have to say about beer, then Beer Buddy will keep you informed. If you think you're a bit of a beer connoisseur and would like to enlighten the world then Beer Buddy gives you the platform to instantly upload your cloudy eyed judgements for the world to ponder. If all this beer talk is making you thirsty, you should head over to the App Store now and find out just what delights Beer Buddy can offer you in the form of liquid refreshment.

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