New app puts social in ‘social drinker’
RICHMOND, Va. (WTVR) – Do you ever feel overwhelmed by the number of drink choices at your favorite bar or restaurant? Do you wish there was an easy way to share notes on a new beer, wine or cocktail you recently tasted? Fear not — a local app development company just launched an iPhone app that can help.
“The popularity of cocktails, spirits, beer, and wine is exploding around the world. So, we’re convinced that now is the time for a network focused on these experiences,” Elixr’s CEO Marc LaFountain said in a statement.
The app offers several features:
- Post what you’re having and where you are. Your friends can view and comment on the drinks you share.
- Every drink you rate helps build a grade for the venue you’re at and populates the drink menu for other Elixr Members to see.
- See what your friends are having and discover the best drinks nearby, no matter where you happen to be.
- Share your posts with your friends in the Feed as well as cross-post to all your favorite services.
“We’re incredibly proud to be creating Elixr in Richmond,” lead app designer Jeff Rock said in a statement. “The talent pool and creative energy here are simply amazing. The bars, restaurants, wineries, and breweries in the region have been inspirations to us. We hope Elixr will be a positive reflection of the very special place where it’s been made.”Submit Your Photo