Have you ever forgotten the measurements or ingredients for a cocktail you want to drink and wish you had something handy as a reference? Perhaps you’re at a loss for what to do with that bottle of cherry brandy someone gave you. Or you wonder why your orange twist always looks a bit overworked. Maybe you just want advice on which tools and products are needed to set up and stock your own bar.
If you own a smartphone or iPad, knowing a reliable go-to cocktail app should help you out. But with so many apps to choose from, it’s hard to know which ones contain the features you’re looking for and are worth the download, especially with those that cost money. After giving a few a good test drive, I’ve compiled a list of notable recent releases and updates. Read on for what I’ve discovered and how to get the most from them.