Actually, scrub that. He's used the easier 'Wordpress' CMS solution.
Site looks quite cool but there is a spelling mistake right up front.. chose instead of choose..
Wordpress templates are getting much better now I find
Personaly I don't see what's wrong with wordpress.
i use it myself and choose to use for ease over anything else as it's quick and simple.
If you want a professional site then fair enough, but for personal and sites that are starting out why bother with anything else.
Instagram and twitter @mrteajunkie.
I think it does look nice and the cost seems very reasonable.
However if it took him 6 months, I'm wondering if he could have been better off spending money on professionals leaving him more free time to concentrate on his new idea.
Is it a parallax theme?
Wordpress are ok if you are not worried about security. It is VERY shit at being secure.