on January 11, 2018
About four years ago, a friend of mine shared a scoop of protein with me. Its flavor was unlike any other protein powders I had tried, and I never forgot it. Unfortunately, I stopped working out shortly after - because I'm fat and lazy af - but after having lost over 120 pounds in the past year, my doctor told me my body was starting to consume muscle for energy, so I needed more protein in my diet, which was tricky for me to get in as I eat between 1500-1800 calories a day, and meat is expensive. I'm also partially lactose intolerant, in that I can't drink milk without causing an ecological disaster, so that's where whey isolate comes in.

I thought back to that aforementioned protein scoop; the boring, grey container it came in. It's ability to mix incredibly well with water, unlike the other protein powders that always left chunks in my bottle. And, again, it's rich, creamy, unique taste that betrayed my expectations of a protein product. Luckily, I've found that protein brand and powder, and the flavor was Cookies and Cream. So far, I've tried vanilla, strawberry, banana and cookies and cream. Cookies and cream wins hands down, followed by banana, vanilla, then strawberry (my least favorite, and the most chemical/synthetic-tasting one in my opinion).

So there you have it. Treat yourselves and get cookies and cream. You can thank me later.
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on April 18, 2017
I've tried the Orange-Pineapple flavor as well; between the two, I'm more fond of Columbian Coffee flavor. I do one scoop with 6 to 8 oz of unsweetened almond milk, and it's pretty tasty! It puts me in the mind of those Starbucks Frappuccino drinks that can be purchased in the supermarket. I gave it four stars because I've had a better tasting protein powder; but with two scoops of protein having 50 grams of protein and one carb, it's a great addition to any low-carb diet.
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on December 5, 2017
I am really picky when it comes to flavors, texture, and just all around taste. I’ve probably spent a good thousand dollars on different brands of protein powders and hated all of them. This one, is different. I bought the Cookies n Cream. As soon as I opened it, it smelled absolutely amazing. It didn’t have that “I’m a protein powder” fake, sugary smell. This smelled legit like cookies. The taste is just as good. Not overly sweet, and great when mixed with Almond milk.
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on February 2, 2018
Isopure is my go to protein! I am extremely picky with protein and hate the taste of most of them. I also have a lactose sensitivity. The Dutch Chocolate protein tastes similar to Ovaltine when used with almond milk. When used with water it has a stronger ‘protein’ taste to it but is still pretty bareable. It does not bother my stomach at all and is a great way for me to hit my protein intake for the day. I use it before or after intense lifting sessions. It mixes well in blender bottles, mixes ok with just a spoon but can be chunky if you don’t mix well. I have also made protein pancakes and muffins with it and it works great! It is a little pricey but it is high quality and in my opinion worth the money.
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on May 1, 2018
So far I have to say this is the best powder I have ever tried. It is flavorful and creamy and mixes well. I mix it with another brands caffeinated peanut butter powder and milk and it’s so good.
I have been super anxious to make my shakes lately because of it. :) I can’t wait to try other flavors and combos. I will definitely be buying more.
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on May 2, 2018
This tastes AMAZING (when mixed with milk, not a fan with water) and it mixes better than any other protein shake I’ve tried so far.

Just a side note: It has caffeine and is coffee flavored, but it tastes more like a latte than coffee so don’t think this is going to replace your morning cup of joe if you enjoy the taste of straight black coffee :)

I’m looking forward to having these before I go to the gym though to see if the caffeine gives me a nice boost during early morning workouts.

The only thing keeping me from 4 stars is that there isn’t a scoop included. Like... why?!?! I even dig around in there with a spoon to make sure it didn’t just settle into the bottom. There’s no scoop! So I have to weigh it out every time to make sure I get the right amount of protein 🙄 Boo.

I didn’t have any issues with the packaging. I got the 3lb size and it had the tamper seal on the outside plus the freshness seal after I removed the lid.
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on July 15, 2017
My husband ordered this for me and I was really happy I didn't make a mistake in ordering the 3lb size for the Colombian coffee! Tastes surprisingly good for me. Along the lines of coffee creamer. I usually make it with half water and water almond milk (unsweetened) and ONE scoop not two and it tastes great! I'm on a low carb diet and this really curbs the appetite for me. As for energy though I haven't really felt a difference. I used to always get the Dutch chocolate and would hate the smell and after taste. This one is definitely more palatable for me! If you like coffee I'd say give it a try!
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on June 6, 2018
I bought this product because other reviews said it tasted so much like coffee. I don't at all agree. I wanted to be able to use it after our morning workouts, for protein, but as a coffee substitute on our way to work (two birds with one stone, right?) ... Anyway I tried it ONE TIME and I did not like it. It is probably not terrible. I just expected it to actually taste like coffee. It doesn't. I don't know what the flavor is, but it doesn't taste like MY coffee. Anyway, I have $45 dollars worth of protein powder I have to try to figure out a use for! I wish I would have just gone with another tub of the unflavored. Wasted my money.
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on May 16, 2017
I've been using the dutch chocolate protein powder for 5 years now. I take it after my morning workout. It tastes good enough to use with just plain water, but it's also great with milk or a milk substitute. The nutrition facts say a serving is two scoops (50g protein), but I use just one scoop (25g of protein) and the canister lasts twice as long. I got married a few months ago and my husband uses a different brand of protein, but I won't switch to his because I like the way mine tastes so much!
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on August 5, 2016
Works well, minimal extra ingredients, and is one of the better tasting powders on the market. I've tried the Cookies & Cream and Creamy Vanilla and preferred the latter, but neither are too sweet. No gastric problems either. While the cost is higher than a lot of front runners in this category, I'll generally choose this brand over others, due to the zero extra carbs and great taste.

I only use half the recommended serving size (one scoop instead of the recommended two) so I usually get 2-3 months out of a tub.

As a side note, to get a good consistency, put half the water in first, then the powder, stir/shake, then add the rest of the water. Much smoother this way.
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