reviewed Matcha DNA Milk Frother by Matcha DNA
1719 tasting notes

I can’t figure out how to upload a full picture of the thing. Sorry.

Whisking matcha is labor intensive. I personally don’t enjoy it, especially first thing in the morning. Saw this and thought it was worth a shot.

When it arrived I thought, man that’s tiny. The housing is silver plastic. I know they were going for a metal look but honestly it looks cheap. I think some cool colors would look much more appealing. The batteries (2 AA) are not included. That is the bad stuff. Now on to the good.

I bought it from Amazon for less than $8. It came with a five dollar off coupon for the next Matcha DNA order (if that interests you). Installing batteries is easy. You can kind of feather the on off button to work the speed. It is not a speed control but I still found I could make it behave like one. Once up to speed, the button locks in place. It’s deceptively powerful. Make sure the wand is fully submerged and the cup is not over full before switching this on.

So how well does it work? Excellent. I could not achieve the level of foam this generates with my little kitchen whisk. Maybe with time and skill a bamboo whisk works as well (can’t imagine much better) but bamboo is more expensive and clean up sounds like work. I have found that by pulling the wand up towards the surface, I can make a cold milk latte half foam – even with cheaper matcha.

I have no idea how long this will last but I am very pleased with it so far.

Cwyn

I like the picture!

Terri HarpLady

Interesting! I like the bamboo whisk, but have toyed with the idea of using my stick blender…

Terri HarpLady

Now I think I want a cup of Matcha ;)

Helena

I always use a mechanical whisk because it is faster and it foams nicely. It’s just getting a good once can sometimes be a hassle.

ashmanra

Sounds a lot like my Aerolatte, bought with a coupon from BB&B. I love using it for matcha!

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Cwyn

I like the picture!

Terri HarpLady

Interesting! I like the bamboo whisk, but have toyed with the idea of using my stick blender…

Terri HarpLady

Now I think I want a cup of Matcha ;)

Helena

I always use a mechanical whisk because it is faster and it foams nicely. It’s just getting a good once can sometimes be a hassle.

ashmanra

Sounds a lot like my Aerolatte, bought with a coupon from BB&B. I love using it for matcha!

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