With a three-hp motor and a gargantuan blade, the BL480 whipped frozen drinks and milk shakes with aplomb. "It crushes ice like a beast," says Schenker. But it wasn't great at processing herbs or purées. "It's all about power, not precision," he says. "It's appropriate only for a bar – or a boozy deck in the Hamptons." [$520; omegajuicers.com]