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We’re reviewing the Drinkmate Carbonated Soda Maker – our review includes both PROs and CONs of the product.
Drinkmate Carbonated Soda Maker Review
I’ve had a SodaStream Penguin for the past 7 years, and decided to give it away during our move to Nevada. It was a bulky gadget, and I was afraid the glass bottles would break, and the CO2 would be dangerous to transport cross country. After moving, I bought a Mastrad PureFizz soda maker that stopped working after a month (I wasted so many of these little bullet shaped CO2 cartridges!) Actually Mastrad’s product was so bad, I don’t think they even sell it anymore.
Drinkmate Carbonated Soda Maker is a little different from the current bestselling carbonator, the SodaStream . First off, the Drinkmate will allow you to carbonate any beverage, not just water.
Wine – to make sparkling wine
Juice – any type of juice for a healthier alternative to soda
Beer or soda – bring flat back to life
Fresh squeezed orange juice/strawberry juice – so fresh!
Make fizzy cocktails
I asked Drinkmate what makes their device so different from the SodaStream – how come their product can carbonate ANY beverage (vs. SodaStream can only carbonate water.) Here was their answer:
“The difference is the pressure process and how that is controlled. SodaStream doesn?t have any way to control the amount of pressure that is released. Drinkmate features 5 valves that allow for fast and slow release of the pressure. This is the key to control the pressure and the new technology that allows to carbonate any liquid.”
Try carbonating orange juice in a SodaStream and you’ll end up clogging up the gadget with sticky, sweet OJ. Or worse yet, orange walls in your kitchen. The DrinkMate’...