Pombe’s Mobile Beer Application Bringing New Events Online

Application updated with new features and National Beer Expo support

 Washington, DC – July 10, 2014Pombe, an innovative provider of mobile applications, is proud to announce that its 1.4 update is available for download in the Android and Apple App stores. With the latest release, users will have the ability use the application outside of events and plan their experience at the Capital Ale House National Beer Expo in Richmond, VA July 15 – 20, 2014.

Users can now use the app for outside of events for:

  • Beer and Brewery Searching;
  • Beer Reviews and Checkins; and
  • Watchlist Capability which is the foundation for our future notification framework.

Specifically for the National Beer Expo, the Pombe mobile application will provide attendees with features that prepare them for the Grand Tasting Event including:

  • Creating a wish list of tastings;
  • An interactive guide to the event floor that also identified pre-selected choices; and
  • Ability to review beers at the event and publish review to social accounts.

“As we continue to develop and refine the application, it is our goal to make Pombe the interface of choice for users to manage all of their beer-related activities,” explained Derek Smeds, founder, Pombe, LLC. “We are currently investigating several beer events over the next few months where we can continue to grow our user base and refine the application’s functionality.”

The Capital Ale House National Beer Expo is a collection of events celebrating artisan-made American craft beer. From July 15-20 breweries from across the country will gather in Richmond to showcase over 200 of today’s best craft beers. A few dozen events over six days will give attendees numerous opportunities to taste craft beer while enjoying Richmond’s culinary, brewing, and cultural excellence.

Pombe’s future application plans include:

  • Location mapping to checkins;
  • RateBeer rating display;
  • Comments and likes on checkins; and
  • Long-term capabilities which will tie retail and restaurant beer menus and availability to a user’s “watch list”.

About Pombe, LLC

With company locations in Dulles, VA and Novi, MI, Pombe was founded on the principle of connecting people to businesses and events that provide them with the beers they enjoy. For more information about Pombe, please visit http://about.pombe.com/. Also, on Facebook and Twitter (@PombeApp).

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