Stuck for a Christmas present for the uncle who always shows up slightly drunk? One option is to assist his slide into alcoholism by buying him a bottle of whisky, but the choice can be overwhelming - which do you go for?

Enter Malt Matcher. It's an iPhone app which aims to help you pick exactly the right Single Malt for your loved one, based on other whiskies they like, the region from which they enjoy their whiskies, or the types of food they like to eat.

The app is in the iPhone store now, and it's free. There's also a web version at if you happen to not be rocking an iPhone.