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What is Sipahh?
Sipahh is a milk flavouring straw that wakes up milk.
It makes milk fun and helps ensure kids get the vital calcium they need in their diets.
Simply dip into cold milk, Sip, and say Ahh!
How does it work?
Every Sipahh milk flavouring straw is filled with our special UniBeads that contain all the flavour and excitement that Sipahh delivers.
As the milk is sipped through Sipahh, the UniBeads dissolve and turn boring white milk into a healthy snack that everyone can enjoy.
Simple and fun!
NOTE: Packaging may vary.
I wasn't quite sure what I was expecting with these straws... would they have powder that you tipped into milk? If it stayed in the straw how did that work? Were the straws themselves flavoured?
So I approached straw usage with some trepidation. Opening the first packet I was interested to see a semi-closed off straw with little balls of coloured stuff (quite possibly the flavouring). I plonked the straw into some milk, and promptly wandered off. When I came back a few seconds later I took a sip through my straw and was thoroughly slapped in the face by flavour! After a few seconds of enthusiastic straw sucking to clear the back-log I found I was only halfway through the flavouring in the straw, but dangerously close to running out of milk! After topping up my glass I managed to run out of straw before the milk was gone.
My second straw was more cleverly managed and I got a nice balance of flavour and no milk left over afterward, although I did discover that rate of suction really does make a difference to flavour intensity. I found the straws to be a little bulkier than I liked, but the tastiness really outweighed any issues :)
These straws are a fantastic way of having a milk drink wherever, without the hassle of carrying perishable milk around with you. It was so handy for me to take one to work, pour myself a glass of milk and drink it through a flavoured straw - voila! Flavoured milk! I was also able to give them to my son to take as part of his afternoon snack, he loved them - thought they were cool, and it was a great way of getting him away from sugar-filled juice (these straws claim only one and a half teaspoons of sugar).
Wow, this was a truly strange flavour... got a lot of apple taste and very little toffee (unfortunately). I liked it mostly, it had some resemblence to apple crumble with cream, just wouldn't have it often.
Though these are just as effective as the others in the range I wasnt too impressed with the flavour. I dont think apple goes well with milk. Not at all close to being a favourite, but it was an interesting experiment for sure.
This would have to be my least favourite flavour of the family. I found neither of the tastes strong enough for my palate, and maybe even the fairly plain taste of the rice milk simply overwhelmed the product. Having said that, I could (maybe with imagination) differentiate the differing flavours.
From my point of view, as someone who prefers a dairy-free diet, these straws worked exceedingly well with rice milk; and because the product is dairy-free and almost a hypoallergenic formula I would have no hesitation in recommending these products to both people with allergies and to the vegetarian and vegan societies as a treat for their kids or themselves. I tried this product with rice milk only, believing soy milk to have a taste that would mask the taste of the product.
Whilst one can definately taste the apple part of this combonation there was a distinct lacking of the toffee flavour. I was somewhat expecting it to taste like the toffee apples one gets from most fairs/outdoor events, however it was more like the tangy apple flavouring of certain lolly varieties.
While this loses some points for taste it does make these up in the effectiveness department as it is a very unique and I must say smart way of flavouring your milk products, these are very handy to have in the car for the kids to shove into a small container/bottle of milk when your out on a long journey, or they are just getting plain thirsty, but don't want plain old milk or water.
My personal choice is for the pure uniqueness of this product and I give a big to the guys at UNISTRAW for coming up with this.
An unusual combination of flavours to add to milk. Indeed it flavours the milk but I found it was so sweet I had trouble finishing a whole glass. There was, I thought, a slight apple-ey smell but that could have been an olfactory hallucination on my part. As for an apple taste, it was so slight as to be absent.
I do like the straw design, the holes for the milk to travel through the UniBeads is well thought out. The price is a little high but it can be worth it to get the kids drinking their daily milk.
Not really sure I will be going out and getting this flavour, but that is only for this flavour.
I must say, this has been the most disappointing Sippah yet.
Indeed it DID flavour the milk, a noteable flavour, it was a flavour I couldnt specifically point out to be the advertised TOFFEE APPLE. To me it tasted like tangy Caramel.
Now the overall layout of the Sippah is ingenious, the straw, with little venty bits at the top and bottom for the milk to flow through, and subsequently pick up the flavour from the Beads on the inside.
Now, Value for money... This one is hard to choose, as there realy isn't an equivalent on todays market to match this, but it is an acceptable, if a little high, amount to pay for 10 glasses of milk. Before we even have milk.
There was a taste, distinctively different to the regular milk, but it loses three points as I couldnt really define it as toffee apple. Too tangy.
Effectiveness gets a nine because the overall product DID do it's job.
Personal Choice, as a product it did do it's job, but as previously mentioned, taste let this product down.
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