5 Stars By Vegan Shopaholic on 2015-07-11
Nice wide straw for smoothies. Nothing gets stuck and easy to clean
Who doesn't love a big straw?
I make smoothies daily and it sucks when you get a chunk of strawberry stuck in your straw. This thick straw solves that issue and it just adds fun to your smoothie :) its glass so it stays nice and cool and comes with a brush to clean it. You have to be very careful when you wash them to not chip or break the straw. Handle it with care pretty much
: Nice smoothie stay
: Reasonable price
: easy to clean
: Nice cold straw with your smoothie on a hot day
: Well I wouldn't call this a con really but its glass so remember to be careful with it
5 Stars By Jbiz on 2015-11-07
Great straws made out of ACTUAL Pyrex
I've owned these straws for about a month now and they are great. They are made out of ACTUAL Pyrex (for those that don't know, the Pyrex name was sold and new formulations are cheaper and sensitive to temperature changes, the old-school Pyrex that you want is made with Borosilicate glass). I haven't used the included cleaning tool yet, they clean surprisingly well by just placing them through a spoke on the bottom rack of my dishwasher. I also dropped one into a ceramic sink a few weeks ago from a couple feet up and it didn't break, and hasn't broken since even though I use it every day.
5 Stars By shaun on 2015-12-06
I use them for milkshakes
I bought these with a friend in mind, but when they came I decided to give them a try as they feel really solid and I thought the idea of using a glass straw for a milkshake would be cool. Well it was indeed. The wideness allows a really thick shake to draw nicely and it keeps it nice and cold. I used a glass and was not worried about either of them breaking with all the cold temps going on. I do not have any kids, but I have a bunch of nieces and the best part turned out to be for them. They saw me use it for a protein shake and they had all sorts of ideas. My brother, their father, crafted up a silly milkshake with candies and other kid fun stuff. They had a blast since you can see all the fun you put into the drink/shake. So, the best part turned out to for the kids (the ones I mentioned are 6 & 4 in age). The straws are not expensive, so I picked up a few more sets and yes, I got one for my friend from the beginning of this review. I myself, enjoy them for a nice snowy cocktail using the fresh snow and whatever you are feeling that day in the beverage area. Thank you for these great straws! Merry Christmas - these would make a great stocking stuffer. This is an honest review from a 38 yr old male.
5 Stars By Mem on 2016-10-12
Perfect for bubble tea!
I bought these "boba"/"glass smoothie" straws so that I can drink my bubble tea and smoothies without an issue. Thus far, I've only tried it with my bubble tea, and it worked very well! The brush they include with it makes them very easy to clean.
These straws are wider than normal straws, so they don't fit in the hole in my Tervis Tumbler lid, so I can't have my drink covered. I am just more careful with my cup when I drink out of them. :)
If you're looking for a straw that's *just* for water, tea, etc., these might be a bit big for you. If you regularly drink both kinds of drinks (thicker drinks & regular liquids), then I'd consider getting both kinds!
5 Stars By David B. Jones on 2016-05-23
The BEST Smoothie straws!
These two glass straws were exactly as described, if not better than expected. The edges are very nicely rounded off and smooth and the straw walls are slightly thicker than I was expecting. It seems very sturdy; well, as sturdy as a a glass straw could be! I believe you would have to give it a fairly hard knock against something to break it. I do a lot of superfood smoothies and I've tried several different metal straws before and this one has been the best I've tried yet for my smoothies. It is larger in diameter than any of my metal ones and chunky ingredients flow up the straw with no problems so far. I'm very pleased with this purchase and would highly recommend it to anyone who enjoys preparing fresh fruit and veggie smoothies or juices at home.
5 Stars By Fascinatingbooks on 2016-01-19
Delightful high quality glass straw, a million times better than plastic!
I never bought glass straws before so I wasn't sure what to expect, but I am absolutely DELIGHTED with these glass straws. They feel perfect to drink through, smooth and heavy enough where I don't fear they might break in my mouth. The little brush they give you is really well made too! I can't recommend these enough, I'm going to buy them for everyone I know. I hate using anything plastic, and this is such high quality glass I feel extra good about using them. I use lip balm in the winter, now I don't have smeary glass lips anymore. What an excellent product!
4 Stars By Spencer Thomas on 2016-01-12
My wife makes a lot of juices and smoothies and has often said she wished she could find glass straws. Being an 2DayDeliver junkie, I had to see if they existed. They do. They're nice. They're effective even with the thickest smoothie in the house. They clean easily as long as you don't let them sit too long. (Even then, a little soaking loosens things up nicely so the brush can clear it out.) They seem quite durable.
I gave this four stars only because I found it's possible to get three straws made of the same glass, with brush, for a few pennies more. No real complaints.
5 Stars By Smylar on 2016-06-05
Good reusable, non-plastic straws for bubble tea/boba drinks
I use these straws for drinks with tapioca/boba, and they have been working well. I bought these as a less expensive replacement for my two straws from Glass Dharma that have broken (one time I found out while sipping my drink!) So far, so good. Although, the Glass Dharma straws are 1mm wider inside and it does make a difference - sometimes it takes a bit of effort to get the boba through with these ones.
5 Stars By minbrain on 2017-05-19
These are fantastic! Sturdy (not fragile feeling)
These are fantastic! Sturdy (not fragile feeling), easy to clean with the enclosed brush, and dishwasher safe. We're trying to eliminate disposable straws in our house and have a recent hobby of making bubble tea, so finding a straw wide enough to fit the pearls was difficult. These straws are perfect, the pearls fit well, and we're keeping plastic out of the landfills. The extra wide would also be perfect for thick shakes and smoothies. Highly recommend and I plan to purchase some regular sized straws in the future.
5 Stars By Frances on 2017-07-15
Love these straws so much
Love these straws so much! I got a lot of compliments on it and the material itself doesn't feel like it'll break easily. Ive used this in cold and hot drinks and so far it hasn't broke. I've used this to drink boba but the diameter of the straw isn't wide enough for me to drink certain bobas. (Just depends on which brand of boba you buy. I usually get drinks from actual boba tea shops and us the straw to prevent using plastic straws) It's still possible to drink through but it's difficult if the boba is too big. But overall, I enjoy drinking out of the straw and i reach for this more than my plain metal straws. I recommend investing in this product cause you get a lot of good// fun use out of it :)