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Discover, select, and locate great beer with BeerCloud.

"If you have this encyclopedic database on hand you can cheat on your go-to beer style with confidence… the killer app for on-the-go beer and food pairing." - Sam Calagione, Owner of Dogfish Head Craft Brewery

Powered by, BeerCloud is a revolutionary mobile app that helps you pair beer with food, track down your favorite beers in your neighborhood, discover the world of beer styles, and pull up a full description of nearly any beer in seconds.

Whether you're a beer consumer who could use some guidance in making a well-educated purchase, a food lover looking to discover new ways to enhance a meal with a complementary beer pairing, a beer student hoping to learn more about styles, or a traveling beer enthusiast who wants to instantly map the closest stores, bars, and restaurants carrying one of your favorite beers, BeerCloud is an essential iPhone app.

» Search the perpetually growing database of 4,000+ beers from
» Descriptions include product image, style, taste profile, food pairing recommendation, strength (ABV), color (SRM), and bitterness (IBU)
» View more than 400 brewery pages for a description and a list of beers they produce

» Track down your favorite beers in your neighborhood with your iPhone's built-in GPS**
» Search includes beer offerings at more than 50,000 bars, restaurants, and stores
» Distance appears next to each retailer - click a retailer for details, a map, and directions
» Beer Finder data perpetually updated with shipments from local wholesalers
** Location services limited to states covered by the Beer Finder, with more territories coming in near future. To see a current list of territories covered by Beer Finder, visit

» Recommends complementary beer style accompaniments for more than 250 foods
» Select main ingredient, then select dish and see recommended style pairings
» Clicking a specific style reveals commercial examples of that style

» Browse and read thorough descriptions of more than 140 beer styles and sub-styles
» Descriptions include history, food complements, vital statistics, and glassware and serving temperature guidance
» Style descriptions are created by while sub-style guidelines are provided by the Brewers Association
» Click any sub-style to see commercial examples

» Tag favorite beers, brewers, and places to buy beer
» "Favorites Map" displays the closest bars, restaurants, and stores carrying your favorite beers
» View, write, save, and share tasting notes on any beer
» Seamless integration with your “My BeerCloud” account on

This version of BeerCloud was created by Eric McKay, Dave Mevoli, Jingsheng Wang, and Thomas Byrne from Great Brewers, with iPhone engineering and support from James Yonac and the team at Yonac Software.

Comments? Feedback? Questions? We’re always grateful for your input, and will make every effort to respond to your queries promptly. Please submit inquiries at

What's New in Version 2.0.1

-- fixed communication problem with server


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Customer Reviews

This App Rocks!

I just downloaded the new version of this app and it is 100% better than the first one! I live in Texas and not only is the beerfinder working great all over the state it gives me the closest locations to me! The barcode scanner is an awesome new feature, you have to hold the camera pretty steady but it has read almost every barcode I have put infront of it! All in all this is a great app if you are looking for craft and import beer in Texas!

From an iPad 2 user...

This is a promising app. While some features don't work for me, e.g. the barcode reader and group events, I've got enough functionality to keep a list of my favorites (as well as brews I'd like to try), discover new breweries, and learn about new styles.

Looking forward to the next update. Hopefully it will stop crashing when the app starts in landscape mode--!

Works great!!

I can finally find the local stores with the beers I read about in magazines. or i can find interesting beers by browsing beer style. (Eg which milk stouts can I buy in my local area?). Requests: filter style example results by availability, link or include or sort by beer advocate's ratings.

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This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
  • Free
  • Category: Food & Drink
  • Updated: Jan 17, 2012
  • Version: 2.0.1
  • Size: 4.1 MB
  • Language: English
  • Seller: L. Knife and Son, Inc.
You must be at least 17 years old to download this app.
  • Infrequent/Mild Mature/Suggestive Themes
  • Frequent/Intense Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Use or References

Compatibility: Requires iOS 4.2 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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