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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
3/5September 21, 2007
Reviewer: William in California
* A good bargain for the price, but definitely not the best protein mix you will find at Netrition.Com. There isn't much taste to the Tropical Punch flavor, no matter what the ratio of powder to water. Bland is about the best way that I can describe it. It doesn't leave a bad aftertaste though, and tastes more like flavored water than anything else.
This definitely does not dissolve in water all that easily. It kept clumping when I tried mixing it with a fork. Not as bad as most of the chocolate flavored mixes you will find, but still noticeable. You'll probably want to use a shaker bottle for this mix instead of using a spoon.
There are some other mixes you can get here that certainly aren't as cheap, but are better tasting and have a better nutritional makeup. You might want to also look at Syntrax Nectar, if you don't mind spending the extra money. Unlike this product, the Nectar flavors that I tried taste MUCH better, have NO sugars, NO carbohydrates, NO fat and 90% less cholesterol. On top of that, for only 1g less protein, there are 30 less calories per serving.
You get what you pay for. This is a decent product, but I would rather spend the extra money on better flavor, less cholesterol and (important to me, being diabetic) no sugar.
This review is specific to 100% Whey Gold Standard Protein, Tropical Punch
* I've just experienced my first dose of the "root beer float" flavor, and it's yucky! I don't recommend it. It
does mix well, taste is smooth, not chalky, I find with
all the protein powders I've used that if I sit them in
the fridge for 10-15 min. all lumps dissolve. With so
many good reviews I was expecting a better tasting product, hopefully it's just this flavor that's lacking.
This review is specific to 100% Whey Gold Standard Protein, Root Beer Float
* I got my order just now. 100% Whey Gold Standard Protein, Double Rich Chocolate 5 lb. Taste is no good. Instanized for sure, compared to pure isolate. For better taste add milk.
I usually buying pure isolate and caseine from Ingredia + Nesquick + Milk = heaven cocoa taste.
Other tastes much better.
This review is specific to 100% Whey Gold Standard Protein, Double Rich Chocolate