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Inadequate: Why so many 5-stars reviews?
on January 3, 2017
Smaller than the image may have you believe. Material used is of good quality and sturdier than expected. Capacity is less than the 3 cups described, though you can keep adding yogurt and removing whey as things settle.
Main disappointment is in regard to the metallic mesh: it is much too coarse to do a good job by itself, and I am quite surprised to see so many 5 star reviews on Amazon. It loses over 75% of the yogurt to the whey, whereas a simply coffee filter will lose very little and layers of cheesecloth maybe 10-20%. You end up with solids on top and lot of yogurt below. "Whey" is definitely milky and thick, as opposed to the pure translucent yellow lactoserum left with a coffee filter.
I am somewhat likely to keep it because the shape and cover are convenient, and will use with an additional filter layer. But this is NOT the all-in-one solution I was anticipating. A coffee bodum and filters would have done as good or better job.
This product over-promises, under-delivers, and is rather pricey considering construction, design and poor performance.