5 Apps to get the most out of your passion for Coffee
Coffee drinkers are often passionate about their favorite beverage, so it is no surprise that developers offer a variety of apps to help aficionados indulge this passion. Whether you are an experienced connoisseur or an interested novice, there is an app that will suit your needs. With instructions on making delicious espresso drinks, advice on coffee buying, a tool for organizing coffee orders, a tool for finding a quick caffeine fix and more, the following five apps allow you to indulge your coffee craving to the fullest.
If you want to learn how to make coffeehouse coffee at home, this is the app for you. Developed by Glasshouse Apps, Barista provides recipes for popular coffee beverages, video tutorials, a tips and tricks section and a helpful glossary of espresso terms. The app also includes a coffee buying guide, tips for storing and grinding your own beans, information on properly extracting espresso and instructions for texturing and pouring milk like a professional barista.
With Coffee Order, illegible notes scrawled on scraps of paper are replaced by a sleek, intuitive app designed to help coffee lovers keep drink orders straight. Coffee Order is not specific to any particular coffee shop. Instead, it allows users to select from a menu of generic coffee drinks and options and save specific drink orders by name. It is useful for individuals who want to remember favourite custom combinations from various shops as well as those who take drink orders for colleagues at work or groups of friends.
Learn how to make espresso drinks like an experienced barista with this clever app. Designed as a guide to perfect espresso, Spro gives you clear step-by-step directions for making 14 popular espresso drinks. Even if you do not aspire to make your own fancy coffee drinks, the app is useful for ordering because it shows you what goes into some of the more exotic mixtures available and provides pronunciation guides for all drink names. The app also offers historical information on each drink and spotlights a new drink each week from an actual cafe.
Coffee Fast is great for those who travel frequently and want to find cafes in unfamiliar locations as well as individuals who want to discover new gems in their hometowns. This app locates coffee shops near your current location automatically and gives you driving or walking directions to your choice with a tap of your finger. The app’s filters allow you to show shops from your favourite chains and hide unwanted shops.
A must-have app for adventurous coffee lovers, Coffee Talk provides definitions for coffee terms and a glossary of drink names. This allows you to translate even the most obscure drink menu and order with confidence. In addition to existing definitions, the app also provides users with the ability to suggest additions and to perform quick internet searches on coffee terms.
Bec is a barista at Deckhouse Woolwich Restaurant in Sydney, Australia. Bec is a true coffee lover, and is always looking for new ways to help her enjoy a hot cup. Bec has shared some of her favorite coffee smartphone apps.