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Old 12-31-2014, 12:49 PM   #1
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Hello all! I've ordered BCAA powder off and on throughout the years and have never seen a powder that looks like the one below. It does have the typical awful BCAA taste, but as you can see the look is quite different from your standard powder. What say you? Is it maybe just a really fine instantized version?

It is from a reputable company, but just thought I'd get some opinions since I know some of you guys have more experience with supps or even work for a company.

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What brand is it ? The BCAA I use looks very similar. ( ON brand)
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Its Smartpowders. And Steve, I just uploaded to MAB so should be able to see it now.
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I contacted them about the product and heres the email exchange:

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I was wondering if someone could tell me where your company gets their BCAA powder from and/or what it is sourced from. I trust smartpowders and believe its probably a good product, but am just curious because the powder looks diffferent from any other brand I've bought before. Thanks for your time.
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This is the Highest Quality BCAA around at the moment. We purchased it from Scivation. It was overstock of BCAA that they use to make Xtend. That is the reason it is "higher Quality" than other BCAA's, and actually will dissolve in solution instead of just floating in the water. It is the best BCAA's that we have had in stock ever.
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That sounds pretty sweet actually. I used to love Xtend. I'd still use an intra like that if those types of supps didn't drain my bank account.

If it's got the typical BCAA taste, I'd say it's probably legit.
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Well, they have the unflavored BCAAs on sale for a whopping $18 for 1000g right now!
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