Everybody hates that humdrum instant coffee that is so often available in the office and at home.
There’s a big difference between good coffee and bad coffee, and in this article we look at 6 of the best apps for coffee lovers and enthusiasts!
True coffee lovers will indulge in creating great coffee at home, and this app certainly helps in this department. You can select the kind of drink that you’d like to create and Barista provides step guidelines on how to make it. It also includes a glossary of well-known coffee terms, so you can begin to understand the jargon that a professional barista will use.
This app includes some brilliant HD video of the basics of working an espresso machine, as well as a handy extraction timer feature.
Read more about Barista here.
2. UP Coffee
It might seem strange to include this app in the must-haves for coffee lovers, but to prevent you overindulging, UP Coffee is the perfect solution. By using this app combined with their innovative wristband, you can log your daily tea or coffee intake to gain an understanding of exactly how “wired” you are and exactly how it affects your sleep patterns.
A note from their website: “Behind its delightful design, Jawbone’s world-class data scientists crunch numbers so you can learn about your body’s reaction to caffeine—without becoming jittery or disrupting your sleep. Pair with UP by Jawbone to find out if afternoon pick-me-ups keep you awake at night, by how much, and what you can do to sleep more soundly. Don’t have an UP band? No problem. UP Coffee is for all.”
Visit the UP website to learn more about their app and their wristbands.
3. Art of Coffee
If you’ve ever wondered how to create the amazing coffee art, this is the app for you.
Demonstrated by a couple of Australia’s top Baristas, the Art of Coffee app features some superb videos, plus step-by-step photos and guidance on how to create stunning coffee art. This app can be used by professionals or amateur beginners, and can be the perfect inspiration to push your coffee to the next level. Whether you are dabbling in coffee art at home, or if you need some extra designs for your own coffee shop, Art of Coffee is extremely useful.
This app contains designs “such as Simple Heart, the Tulip and Rosetta as well as advanced designs such as the Wreathed Heart, Rosetta with Tulip and Double Heart Double Rosetta.”
Read more about Art of Coffee on their website.
4. Coffee Order
Coffee Order is perfect if you’re in a group of friends that love their coffee. It’s a hassle to remember everyone’s orders, so Coffee Order allows you to add in your mates’ favourite drinks, right down to the smallest details. The interface is extremely friendly, with easy customising options throughout.
People are very specific about their order; decaf, skinny, vanilla, extra hot, hazelnut shot? This app will allow you to record your friends’ favourite drinks and keep them stored. There are over 10 million drinks combinations to be created in this app, and you are able to create a custom order within 5 seconds. Easy peasy tasty coffee.
Read more about Coffee Order here.
Beanhunter is an awesome review app that allows users to find the very best coffee haunts in their local area, no matter where they are. Independent coffee shops are sometimes hard to find, hidden away down backstreets, in covered markets, or off the beaten track. This great app will help coffee enthusiasts to find the best hidden gems. The app includes the option to leave reviews, upload photographs, and all the basic features that users need.
As the website says; “Beanhunter is a door into a city’s coffee culture.” It is made successful by the dedicated community that use the app, who help each other to discover the tastiest coffee in the land.
For more information about Beanhunter, visit their website.
6. iCooking Desserts
You need a cake to go with that coffee don’t you!?
Why not get some baking inspiration from the iCooking Desserts app, available for only 69p on the App Store.
This app is great for bakers who need a little more inspiration, providing some stunning recipes with clear and concise instructions and step-by-step guides. It also means that you can buy the right ingredients in the shop by reading straight from the app’s recipe, rather than noting down a shopping list.
For more information about the iCooking Desserts app, click here.
If you have an idea for an app and want to discuss how to get it created and marketed, get in touch with Overpass today. You can call +44 (0)845 834 1008 or contact us online.