I finally received my 1.5 and tried it out, and I must say I absolutely hate the flavor. Everything else about it is perfect, but the taste is tainted by the unmistakable funk of unflavored protein. So I’ve been researching methods used by protein powder makers to mask that nasty element. Most of them use aspartame, which sucks hard because I refuse to put that in Soylent.
I did stumble upon news of a new commercial product called Smoothenol 2G by Sensient Flavors. The “FunctionalFix” formula appears to be exactly what Soylent 1.5 needs, if the product works as advertised. I would like to encourage RL to investigate this.
I don’t intend to start another flavoring thread, but this is more specific to flavor masking rather than augmenting. RL really nailed it with the texture and consistency, but that protein flavor is killing it.