Thursday, June 26th, 2014 - Beanhunter

Beanhunter - June 26, 2014 - The on going coffee-fuelled rivalry between Melbourne and Sydney continues with the two cities not even able to agree on what is the best milk based coffee., a website and iPhone app that helps people find and share great coffee, has crunched over 30,000 drinks that its users have checked-in to see exactly what caffeinated-beverages their users are drinking and the results are in.

"It has been a very interesting experiment to see what people around the world have been drinking" said Beanhunter's co-founder James Crawford. "While around 95% of Australians drink milk based coffee, it was really interesting to notice the trend of people drinking more and more brewed coffee. The results showed that Geelong has the highest proportion of brewed coffee drinkers (10%) with Melbourne coming in second (7.4%)"

Most popular drink by city:

1. Melbourne: LATTE 
2. Sydney: FLAT WHITE 
3. Brisbane: FLAT WHITE 
4. Gold Coast: FLAT WHITE
5. Sunshine Coast: FLAT WHITE
6. Newcastle: LATTE
7. Canberra: FLAT WHITE
8. London: FLAT WHITE
9. Adelaide: LATTE
10. Perth: FLAT WHITE
11. Geelong: LATTE
12. Singapore: LATTE
13. New York: FLAT WHITE
14. Hong Kong: ESPRESSO
15. Hobart: FLAT WHITE

The most popular coffees that Australians are drinking are

1. Flat White 23.9%
2. Latte 21.7%
3. Cappuccino 12.8%
4. Espresso 9.8%
5. Piccolo 8%
6. Long Black 6%
7. Short Macchiato 3.2%
8. Ristretto 2.8%
9. Pour Over 2.3%
10. Mocha 2.2%

The data analysis showed only 12.5% of coffee drinkers choose to have skinny milk. Cappuccino drinkers are the most likely to opt for skinny milk (21.3%) while Short Macchiato drinkers are the least likely (3.2%). People in Brisbane is the most likely to opt for skinny milk while people in Hong Kong, London, and New York are the least likely! has presented all this content in an infographic which can be viewed here - has hundred of thousands of monthly users, and is the number 1 app and website for discovering coffee and is very popular in major cities including Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane, London, New York, Hong Kong, Singapore.

Beanhunter aims to help people find and share great coffee experiences, increase discoverability for independent cafes and support the specialty coffee industry.

The Beanhunter iPhone app was first launched in February 2010.

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Beanhunter, an iPhone app and website that helps people find and share great coffee. It can be used anywhere in the world and allows users to rate the coffee shops as well as add new businesses. Beanhunter also increases discoverability for independent cafes and supports the specialty coffee industry.

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