The 2022 Advent Calendar gives you early access to the newest product from the Flaviar Lab - our Tasting Companion App. The official companion app will let you: Reveal each mystery product, rate and compare drams, learn how to describe what you like, and get recommendations you’re guaranteed to love.
This release introduces a few features and functionality:
- Search: looking for a specific product or brand? Check out the new Search page.
- Log new products: tried a product that wasn't part of the Advent Calendar? You'll now have the ability to rate products that you've previously tried or come across in the future, including those recommended to you through the app.
- Logs: products that you have rated can be found in the new Logs page.
- Bug fixes and performance improvements.
Ratings and Reviews
No Reason for This App to Exist…
… other than to mine you for data. This is a perfect example of a company deciding they need an app (again, to mine you for data) when a 24 page booklet would do the job far better from the user’s perspective. Heck, they already give you the darned booklet, they just don’t put the relevant information in it! Sure, include QR codes to link me to the tasting videos maybe, but otherwise let me enjoy this whole experience without it it being tech-enabled. Given what this calendar costs, I shouldn’t be forced to rank each whiskey in the collection just to see the next whiskey in the list. A nice idea ruined.
Love the Tasting, Not Wild About This App
This is the second year I’ve purchased the Flaviar advent tasting package and the whiskey doesn’t disappoint. But the design of this app is frustrating. Being forced to both write notes about the taster I just had and also compare it against the last three tasters (some of which I haven’t tasted in many days because I’m not doing this one taster per day, preferring instead to group them in trios like I typically get with my Flaviar subscription) just to see the name of the whiskey I’m drinking is incredibly annoying, because I cannot bypass those steps. Whereas I imagine some people are enjoying the gamification of this process, it feels more like I’m being required to provide the company with market research information that instead of being paid for, I paid them. The fact that they still provided a booklet but that it doesn’t include any details about the tastings seems like a waste. In the future I hope they make the notes and ratings optional OR return to including the names and details of the tasters in the paper booklet so I have a choice.
Can’t Sign up
Love the concept, but every time I go to sign up it just gives me an generic error prompt satiating that it couldn’t sign me up and to try again later. Not sure what’s happening, but I’ll try again later. I’ll update my review if I can sign up and use it
Edit: Updating to one star. Log in issue still hasn’t been fixed. Seeing more people having issues with it. I’ve been have to do a scavenger hunt for information on what whiskey is that day. To spend the money required for this, you would think they would make it easy to find out, but oh well
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- Flaviar, Inc.
- 34.2 MB
- Food & Drink
- Requires iOS 12.4 or later.
- iPod touch
- Requires iOS 12.4 or later.
- Requires macOS 11.0 or later and a Mac with Apple M1 chip or later.
- Age Rating
- 17+ Frequent/Intense Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Use or References
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