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AmazonWhether shaken or stirred, crafting a delicious cocktail isn't easy. Even if you have a recipe and all the necessary tools, you always run the risk of adding too much of one ingredient. But that's about to change.
A smart kitchen-appliance brand called Perfect Company recognized how difficult making your own drinks can be and created a scale to solve every problem you might encounter.
The Perfect Drink 2.0 is made up of a Bluetooth-enabled scale, which can measure how much you're pouring into a glass, as well as a corresponding app. Select a drink you'd like to make using the app and place your empty glass on the scale.
Not only will the app show you which ingredients you'll need and the order to pour them in, it'll emit a sharp noise once the scale detects you've poured enough of each ingredient. If you accidentally put too much of an ingredient in, Perfect Drink will automatically re-scale the recipe so you don't have to waste any liquor or simple syrup.
I tried the Perfect Drink PRO, which has an LED monitor that alerts you when to pour and stop, and enjoyed the process. Not only did it take the guesswork out of making a good drink, it's expanded my bartending repertoire far beyond my go-to drink, tequila and ginger.
If you're more of a beer or wine drinker, this might not be the best buy for you. But if you enjoy a good cocktail or frequently have friends over for drinks, there's plenty of value here.