6. February 2012–
Buying someone a beer might not happen too often in Berlin, but now you can treat your friends to an ice-cold beer directly from your iPhone, thanks to the Buddy Beers iPhone app going live today.
The Berlin-based Buddy Beers has grown from humble beginnings as a sweet social gifting app to now include a network of 200 participating Buddy Bars in eight countries and a partnership with Carlsberg. Now a mere swipe of your iPhone screen will give your friends the greatest gift of all – beer.
iPhone users can buy drinks for friends from any participating bars, and recipients will receive their virtual drink via email, SMS or Facebook that can be redeemed before you can say "Vom Fass"
We're promised an Android app to follow hot on the heels of this latest release, so we'll keep you posted. Until then, ours is a Berliner Pilsner...