If you’ve ever been out drinking with your friends or co-workers, and get into a situation where one drink leads to another and before you know it you are not in a state to drive back home. And by the time you finally get to bed and wake up the next morning, you realize that you are in no shape to make it for that important 9 am meeting your boss had called for, just because you nursing a nasty hangover. Sounds familiar? If yes, then Liquor Calculator, a brand new app by 1337 LLC could be just the thing you need to help you stay in control and strike the right balance in your life.
Liquor Calculator helps you enter what kind of drinks you are having, and configure details about yourself such as age, gender, body weight and combines it with details of drinks that you are selecting, and gives you various important details such as how long the alcohol effect would last and what the level of drunkenness would be based on the number of drinks you have consumed.
The app uses a unique algorithm which takes into account various factors such as your age, weight, gender, the alcohol content in the drink you have selected, the alcohol assimilation period over the time that you have been drinking for, and calculates the effects accordingly. Simply put you can have a clear idea of when to stop even before you start drinking, and that puts you in control of yourself, and prevents any embarrassment the next day.
Upon launch, the app screen looks like a regular bar which already has all the most popular drinks and cocktails lined up. You can select the drink you are going to have, and then move on to configuring the other details about yourself such as weight, age etc, and let Liquor Calculator do the rest for you. As you consume more drinks, you can easily edit the initial quantity you had entered and re-calculate what your sobriety curve looks like, and check how long it will take for the alcohol effect to wear off.
The UI of the app is pretty neat with the classic dark wood finish found in most bars. It almost gives you the feeling that you are actually sitting in a bar. Transitions and animations are smooth, and the options are pretty straight forward and easy to understand. Overall, even if you are using this for the first time, you will have no trouble setting up all the parameters, and calculating your limits. The app is not free and costs $0.99, which is a small price to pay for always being in control of yourself during parties and drinking sessions with friends and co-workers.
The app is Compatible with iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, iPod touch (3rd generation), iPod touch (4th generation), iPod touch (5th generation) and iPad and requires iOS 5.1 or later.It can be downloaded from the App Store for a nominal cost of $0.99.
- Well designed and elegant UI
- Easy to navigate and configure
What could be better?
- Nothing we can think of at the moment
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