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United Spirits unveils bartender chatbot

“USL, a subsidiary of British beverage company Diageo Plc, will officially launch the chatbot at an event later this week in Bengaluru. The bot, which has around 300 recipes in store right now, will offer more than 2,000 recipes over time.

“There are a million searches which happen on cocktail recipes—how to make mojitos for instance—and it has grown by 500% year-on-year. In India, they were searching for mint, orange and lemon-based cocktails,” USL’s vice president of digital B. Sridhar said, attributing that to a shift in the Indian consumer’s preference to partying at home or at a friend’s place versus going out. “

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United Spirits unveils bartender chatbot