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Rate That Brew!

Published 06/29/2012 and rated Ratingstars5 5 out of 5 stars
by Robyn Valenzuela
What can you use the app for?

The BeerGene is a web app which rates, catalogs and help beer lovers locate other beer drinkers, lovers and new brews. At any time, users can access the app to get a list of the top 100 beers trending on their app thus far. Additionally there are "Beer of the Day" listed on the site which helps users discover new beers that they might fall in love with. Users on the BeerGene app can find new beer-loving friends while they are discovering new beers and they can discuss their favorites with others. Also, in case a user goes to a brewhouse and they are unsure of what to order, they could access the BeerGene app on their Android or iPhone while they are on the go to get reviews on the varieties and make the most educated choice.

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What is the history and popularity of the app?

BrewGene was developed in the summer of 2008 by John Muggeridge. John is a graduate of MIT from 1980. Since, the app has grown thanks to the input and expertise of few of John's acquaintances and other beer lovers.

What are the differences to other apps?

The BeerGene is an excellently designed app cataloging and providing much-needed and appreciated information on many of the different beers out there. It has been around for a couple years, so its database is pretty robust.

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How does the web app look and feel to use?

BeerGene is very easy to use and its community is very inviting. Beers catalogued on the site display a picture of the brew and the number of ratings and average number of stars that the beer has received. It also indicates some other beers that users might like if they enjoy this particular variety. There were no bugs or issues encountered during this review, and the site functioned as it should. It is well-designed and every beer searched for by this reviewer was catalogued which is impressive.

How does the registration process work?

New users can click on the "Create A New Account" link in order to setup their new account on the BeerGene. Users will be asked to provide the following information in order to setup a new account: username, email, password, first name, last name, birth day, gender and zip code. Users will also need to review and accept BrewGene's Terms of Use as well.

What does it cost to use the application?

BrewGene is a free app to use. If users want to purchase a brew, they can do so through the app.

Who would you recommend the application to?

BeerGene is a great app for anyone who enjoys beers, beer drinkers and discovering new brews.

  • Rate beers
  • Discover new beers
  • Find other beer-loving friends
  • Access the BeerGene app from one's iPhone

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BrewGene contact details

Telephone: 617-834-8621
Postal address:
Southborough, USA
15 Parmenter Road
Southborough, MA, 01772

BrewGene pricing

FREE - Permanently free version

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