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Apps to find a beerStuck in a beer rut? Always reaching for that same pilsner or ordering that go-to stout? In this Tech Minute, CNET's Kara Tsuboi recommends a handful of mobile apps that can lead you to the perfect brew.
[MUSIC] Next glass is a scientific approach to help you discover your next favorite beer start by building your taste profile then when you're out shopping for a six pack scan the label with your phone and the app will generate a score to indicate how much you might enjoy those flavors. Next time you belly up to a bar, don't be stumped by the beer menu. Pull up Picky Pint installed on your phone and scan the list. The app will give you ratings and reviews of all the brews to help you order wisely. If you're specifically looking for hard to find labels, try the service TapHunter. See you've got bars with specialty beer in your geographic area and even find local events for tastings and happy hours. Another good resource for finding out what's brewing near you is Pintfully. The service also works as a place to record your tasting notes while connected to events and tastings featuring your favorite beers. Finally untappd is a social network for beer lovers. Connect online or to the free app to see what and where your friends are drinking. The Apple even starts to make recommendations based on the beers you've tried and liked. In San Francisco I'm Kara Tsuboi CNET.com for CBS News.