Major Updates for the Beer Mapper App
The ‘Pandora for Beer’ Provides More Options to Discover & Learn
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Joseph Sheahan, CEO
CHICAGO, IL (July 2016) – BeerMapper™ app just released version 2.6 on Apple’s App Store, the most significant update since the creation of the iPhone version. The most powerful beer discovery engine on the market just got a little more powerful. New features are aimed at giving users more info on the beers that pique their interest and easier ways to discover their next favorite beer.
Savvo Digital Sommelier Solution (“Savvo”) is the company behind the iOS app created for both seasoned beer fanatics and new beer fans. Responding to requests to be able to quickly sort through long beers lists and learn more about discovered beers, Savvo added new content and functionality to engage their users and connect them with their next favorite beer.
“The updates make BeerMapper an even more helpful tool in discovering and learning about beers. Our goal is to make BeerMapper the world’s most powerful beer companion app, and this update is a big step in that direction.”
-Joseph Sheahan, CEO, Savvo
Building upon its ensemble of powerful yet sensitive algorithms that learn personal preferences by analyzing users’ rating of beers, BeerMapper added these following features:
Added beer manufacturers’ tasting notes ("Commercial Description")
Added tens of thousands of new beers to the database
Added ability to sort beer lists by styles, ratings, state or alphabetical order
Made Style, Origin and Brewery in detail pop-up clickable, showing beers that match the category
Updated Facebook SDK to allow the app to automatically load using a Facebook login
Changed gesture required to interact with the map from "tap and hold" to a single tap
Savvo is a Chicago-based integrated marketing company focusing on the beer, wine and spirits space. Their flagship product is the Perfect Pairing Station™, an interactive touchscreen display used to match shoppers and brands at the point-of-purchase. Savvo is building towards an omni-channel platform that provides the right shopper the right beverage pairing solution at the right time. The BeerMapper technology will be expanded to additional product categories and be the engine behind personalizing recommendations on their platform.