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Bamboo Whisk Vs Cappuccino mixer

by Andy S. » Sep 11th 14 1:32 pm

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Is there any real difference? What do you prefer and why???!
Personally I love the convenience of cappuccino mixer

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Re: Bamboo Whisk Vs Cappuccino mixer

by Chip » Sep 11th 14 3:07 pm

Convenience is rarely a factor in personal preparation of matcha. Maybe if I was making a matcha smoothie or matcha beverage.

But that is virtually never the case.

The preparation with traditional tools helps to create a mindset conducive to the full experience that is matcha. There is almost always a degree of ceremony in my personal prep and experience and enjoyment of matcha.

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Re: Bamboo Whisk Vs Cappuccino mixer

by Evan Draper » Sep 11th 14 4:10 pm

Look at the cup pictured with the "cappuccino mixer"--you've got a lot of
"frog eyes." If you want convenience, you can just put the powder in your mouth, chug some water, and swish it around. No batteries required.

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Re: Bamboo Whisk Vs Cappuccino mixer

by BW85 » Sep 11th 14 4:32 pm

Agree with chip. The traditional tools are more conducive to a meditative state and deeper enjoyment

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Re: Bamboo Whisk Vs Cappuccino mixer

by Teaism » Sep 11th 14 5:04 pm

I use both often but for different style. Bamboo whisk when I got time and more relax and with warm water. Cappuccino mixer when I am on the fast track. I whisk the tea with carbonated water at room temperature. It is super delicious, please try it.

Cheers! :D

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Bamboo Whisk Vs Cappuccino mixer

by Pig Hog » Sep 11th 14 9:42 pm

Evan Draper wrote:f you want convenience, you can just put the powder in your mouth, chug some water, and swish it around. No batteries required.
This. Fantastic for when you're in a bit if a rush. Don't need to clean anything after, either. Except maybe your teeth...

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Re: Bamboo Whisk Vs Cappuccino mixer

by entropyembrace » Sep 12th 14 12:53 am

Evan Draper wrote:Look at the cup pictured with the "cappuccino mixer"--you've got a lot of
"frog eyes."
That's the same problem with using a "cappuccino" mixer for cappuccinos, you get huge bubbles that ruin the texture. You still can get the same problem with the bamboo whisk (or a proper steam arm for cappuccinos) but at least with the right technique you'll get only small bubbles and better texture :)

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Bamboo Whisk Vs Cappuccino mixer

by mcrdotcom » Sep 12th 14 7:00 am

Teaism wrote:I whisk the tea with carbonated water at room temperature. It is super delicious, please try it.
Well this was unexpected. Definitely willing to give that a go! :P

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Re: Bamboo Whisk Vs Cappuccino mixer

by Cobre » Sep 19th 14 6:42 pm

I have a whisk but I find myself using the milk frother more often in the mornings, etc.