Until Momofuku Bakery began selling Milk Thistle Farms flavored milk, we were captives in a Nestl Nesquik ghetto. So, how will New Yorkers fill their strawberry milk needs now that there are options? (Actually, we should point out that bubble-tea houses like Saints Alp and Green Tea Caf serve versions of the stuff.) We recently pitted Momo Milk against Nesquik in a blind taste test in Union Square. Twenty opinions later, the Momo milk beat the Quik. But it wasnt the total blowout we expected. Click through to see who liked what and why, in this city of varied tastes.
Momofuku Bakerys Strawberry Milk
Preferred by fifteen of twenty surveyed.
Average price respondents were willing to pay for one serving: $2.50.
Actual price of one serving: $4.
Tastes like strawberry ice cream.
It does taste like strawberry ice cream.
Creamy, like a sweet, condensed milk. Too sweet though.
Tastes like the strawberry milkshakes my dad used to make.
I like that I can see specks of strawberry.
Whoa overload of strawberries!
Its sweet and authentic.
It has the quality of drinkability.
Nestl Nesquik Strawberry Milk
Preferred by five of twenty surveyed.
Average price respondents were willing to pay for one serving: $2.20.
Actual price of one serving: $2.
Tasteless. Can I assign minus points?
More like fresh milk.
Like fake strawberry candy, and it looks like Pepto-Bismol.
God, that looks disgusting. And it tastes like it looks.
Like cream, and plastic.
This tastes like chemicals.
It sort of tastes like medicine you would take for an ear infection.
It tastes medicinal.
Its sort of fun.
It has a kick to it.
Poll conducted by Carolyn Jones and Mike Vilensky
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