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  • 11 of 11 people found the following review helpful
    5/5 August 26, 2011
    Reviewer: A customer in Virginia
    * These are excellent flavors. I have tried other flavors. These drops are much more highly concentrated - often only 1-2 drop per cup of liquid is needed. I prefer flavor over filler. With some flavorings, if you add too much, the filler flavor takes over. Not with these. The flavor just becomes really intense. Almost all (I think they have a new butter that isn't) are alcohol free so you can use them in products that won't be heated. This is the only brand I've tried where cheesecake actually has a flavor and yum! I can't tolerate dairy products (even lactose free) any I used to love cheesecake and custards and have been trying to find a good approximation to use with soy and other milk substitutes. These work great. I've used to flavor coffee, homemade ice cream, chocolate, oatmeal, agar desserts, to make different flavored cupcakes from one box and they did well in all cold and hot. I make a lot of items for diabetics and others on low carb diets. These drops pair extremely well with EZ Sweetz to make sugar-free items without the maltodextrin filler and sugar alcohols that many of the people I cook for are sensitive to.
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  • 4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
    5/5 February 22, 2016
    Reviewer: A customer in Oregon
    * Overall, we love these -- just bought a dozen more flavors we haven't tried yet. We picked up a sodastream cheap, and these are perfect for adding to the plain carbonated water (10-12 drops or so per pint). Also great in coffee.

    .4 ounces isn't a lot, but when you're measuring it in 10-drop increments, these little bottles last a surprisingly long time (a couple months even with daily-ish usage).

    Of course, as you'd expect, some of these flavors are WAY better than others. Some especially disappointing ones: marshmallow, honeydew melon, cake batter, hot cinnamon candy, bacon (basically it's Liquid Smoke).

    Some favorites for coffee so far: chocolate raspberry, toasted almond, chocolate caramel nut.

    Some favorites for "sodas": cucumber (alone, or mixed with sweet guava), lemon meringue, graham cracker, grapefruit, NY cheesecake, pina colada.

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  • 4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
    5/5 October 01, 2011
    Reviewer: Loretta in Oregon
    * I love these little guys! I must own almost every flavor. I like that I can choose my own sweetener (usually stevia) and since they are so small, I can have a whole stash of them and not take up half the kitchen counter as with the big glass bottles of sugar free syrups.

    My current favorite: Boston Creme Pie. I put a few drops in plain unsweetened yogurt, add my stevia, and YUMMO! Better yet, I make my yogurt into thick greek yogurt, add the same flavors, and it makes a fabulous thick and creamy topping for any dessert.

    Hints: Add the amaretto or irish cream to your coffee. I use French Vanilla a LOT, & go thru it fast. I bake low carb, sugar free and gluten free (not easy!) So I use these to punch up flavors with great success... Add the peanut butter drops to peanut butter cookies, or pumpkin pie spice to spice muffins, or Waffle drops to flour free waffles, or blueberry, or strawberries n cream to your shakes.

    It's fun to experiment. Each time I made a Netrition order, I would just get a couple more, till I had most of them. :-)

    I'm fairly picky, but I give these 5 stars!

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  • 3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
    5/5 October 06, 2015
    Reviewer: A customer in Indiana
    * I have to keep very careful track of my carb intake. For the cold season, I like to heat up a cup of unsweetened almond milk (one of the brands with zero net carbs), sweeten with stevia, and add a few drops of the Hot Cocoa Capella flavor to make zero-carb hot chocolate. No, it's not going to be like the real thing, but it tastes pretty close, and on chilly days when I can't afford even one extra carb, it's a life-saver.
    This review is specific to Flavor Drops, Hot Cocoa
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  • 2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
    5/5 September 11, 2013
    Reviewer: Cheryl in Washington
    * I put them in my vanilla milkshakes to make the shake any flavor I want. Variety is the spice of life after all. They work great!
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  • 1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
    5/5 November 17, 2014
    Reviewer: Rachel in California
    * I have tried almost every flavor - some are fine, some are good, chemically tasting..some are odd favorite by far is sugar cookie - I add it to everything including when I bake! The maple syrup is ok when added to Nature's Hollow syrup to give it a kick.
    This review is specific to Flavor Drops, Sugar Cookie
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  • 1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
    5/5 June 07, 2014
    Reviewer: Barbara in Massachusetts
    * Wonderful flavors! I add the drops to whipped cream cheese and it's delicious!!
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  • 1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
    5/5 July 19, 2013
    Reviewer: A customer in Pennsylvania
    * These are great for adding to all kinds of things - can't believe I waited so long before trying them! I use the banana flavor in hot low carb cereal and low carb "banana" nut bread, and the fruit favors in water with sweetener. Caramel, Irish cream, and hot cocoa flavors are great in coffee. And for a quick low carb dessert, whipped cream with almost any flavor drops and sweetener - or just mix into low carb vanilla ice cream for all kinds of flavors. The other brands of sugar free syrups are good too but these are more versatile and take up a lot less room in my cabinets.
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  • 1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
    5/5 April 03, 2013
    Reviewer: Julene in Oregon
    * I use the French Vanilla flavor drops in my protein drinks. Disclaimer: do NOT taste them direct from the container!! Yuck! But adding a couple of packets of Splenda with the drops makes my protein drinks awesome!!
    This review is specific to Flavor Drops, French Vanilla
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  • 1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
    5/5 July 05, 2012
    Reviewer: Stephanie in Maryland
    * I'm very happy with this product and have purchased several different flavorings including NY Cheesecake, Blueberry Cinnamon Crumble, etc. The reason I love this is that it doesn't add an alcohol or chemical taste to the food and I can sweeten it with whatever I want. Also, I no longer have to store those large bottles of Syrups, etc. The variety is outstanding.

    Thus far I've used it to mainly flavor Greek Yogurt and it does a bang up job. I will continue to buy these every time I order.

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  • 5/5 June 15, 2017
    Reviewer: Lynn in Iowa
    * These drops are a wonderful addition to my morning coffee - who can resist a little graham cracker flavor?? I also use them to add a deeper flavor layer to my water bottle.
    This review is specific to Flavor Drops, Graham Cracker
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  • 5/5 May 05, 2017
    Reviewer: Giulio in Georgia
    * I really like this product. It does a great job at flavoring almost anything. From shakes to water to baked goods. Since the product is not sweetened, you can use your preferred sugar substitute and adjust sweetness to you liking without affecting overall flavor intensity. Flavors are hit or miss. Some are really good, some not so good. My favorites for baked goods are the vanilla custard and NY cheesecake. For liquids I love the cola, the orange creamsicle and the cranberry. Flavors I didn't particularly care for include caramel, chocolate glazed donut and sugar cookie.
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  • 5/5 January 26, 2017
    Reviewer: Lisa in Florida
    * I absolutely LOVE the peppermint flavor. I put a few drops in my carbonated water and it is a very refreshing drink. It is also a great addition to my coffee in the mornings.
    This review is specific to Flavor Drops, Peppermint
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  • 5/5 November 23, 2016
    Reviewer: LORI in Texas
    This review is specific to Flavor Drops, Caramel
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  • 5/5 June 23, 2016
    Reviewer: A customer in Indiana
    * The Cotton Candy flavor is to *DIE* for. Cotton candy used to be my all-time favorite summer treat, but I had to cut it out of my low-carb diet. It's almost July now, and cotton candy is everywhere, and I've been feeling a bit deprived. I put a few drops of this into some Greek yogurt sweetened with stevia, and the flavor was delicious and exactly what I'd been hoping for. Also works really well in vanilla protein fluff. I haven't tried making ice cream with it yet, but that is next on the to-do list. Is it like eating cotton candy? No. But is it a great nostalgic treat for those hot summer fair months? Absolutely.
    This review is specific to Flavor Drops, Blue Raspberry Cotton Candy
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  • 5/5 May 31, 2016
    Reviewer: Nicholas in United Kingdom/Great Britain
    * I use Capella drops the add flavour to unflavoured whey protein shakes, and in my opinion the best flavour for this is French Vanilla. I use only about one drop per 100 ml, which is plenty strong enough. Any more than this and it acquires a chemical taste. I also add some of my favourite sweetener which I wish Netrition would stock: NuNaturals LoSweet. Another flavour that works well for me is Gingerbread.

    Be careful if you want to use Capella drops to flavour protein drinks. I've tried a few different flavours and some of them either taste of virtually nothing (Vanilla Cupcake) or don't work with protein shakes at all (Raspberry).

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  • 5/5 March 07, 2016
    Reviewer: Tina in California
    * Wow I was really surprised how much this tasted like cucumber. It helps me drink more water too. You need a drop per ounce so the little bottle will go fast.
    This review is specific to Flavor Drops, Cucumber
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  • 5/5 December 27, 2015
    Reviewer: Mary in Virginia
    * I used this to add flavor to my coffee and plan to try it in baked goods. I like that it is not sweetened so that I can sweeten it to my own taste. Yum!
    This review is specific to Flavor Drops, Gingerbread
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  • 5/5 September 01, 2015
    Reviewer: Fostinner in Georgia
    * I had previously tried the Orange and Egg Nog Flavor Drops and was pretty impressed. This time I ordered the chocolate almond coconut and pumpkin pie to try in my coffee and was very pleased with the flavor. It only took 4-5 drops to flavor a 16 oz travel mug of coffee. I will no longer be buying CoffeeMate to put in my coffee! I would love to see a Key Lime pie flavor from Cappella to use for my low carb baking items or for smoothies. I did not really enjoy the Flavlet in the Orange Mango. It sort of has a weird aftertaste I did not like when I tried using it in sparkling water with a little liquid Splenda. I would definitely recommend the Flavor drops to people to try in coffee, smoothies and baking.
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  • 5/5 April 18, 2013
    Reviewer: Melissa in Kansas
    * I love these drops in my coffee! I do add more than the bottle says because I want to really taste the flavor. The chocolate raspberry, chocolate glazed doughnut and the amaretto are my favorites. I haven't found one that I don't like and am back for my third order of more--am ordering some I haven't tried also.
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  • 5/5 January 16, 2013
    Reviewer: Lisa in Texas
    * I love the Capella flavor drops. So far, my favorite is Sugar Cookie, but the peanut butter, NY Cheesecake and the vanilla cupcake are good too. I use them to flavor my coffee along with my Fiberfit (BEST sweetener ever!). I love peanut butter in my oatmeal, but on WW, I don't want the points of a lot of peanut butter, so I can put in one tsp of peanut butter and add the capella pb drops in and it tastes like I used more. I'm ordering more today, so hopefully these will be good too. Worth the money!
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  • 5/5 May 01, 2012
    Reviewer: Sara in Florida
    * I love these drops, especially the TOASTED ALMOND. Nestle Coffeemate and others have stopped making coffee creamers in this flavor, and I love it more than any other! So boo-hoo to them, I am saving much money and getting what I really like, not being forced to buy something I don't like. Capella's drops really do go a long way! Much research and experience has shown me that Netrition is the best place to buy these. This time I have ordered some peach, kiwi-strawberry, and blueberry pomegranate water flavoring drops, too!
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  • 5/5 March 26, 2012
    Reviewer: Barbara in Connecticut
    * I have purchased these drops and just put in an order for 7 more flavors. They are fantastic. They make my coffee taste awesome and now I can have whatever flavor I want and not worry that when I have a favorite, they will discontinue it or it will only be seasonal like peppermint mocha coffee mate was for a long time. They do not have a funny chemical smell or taste as another reviewer said , and the flavors are lip smacking good. Carmel, Chocolate Raspberry,and Toasted Almond , are awesome in coffee. NY cheesecake and orange cream are super delicious in homemade greek style yogurt(or store bought) These keep me on my low carb plan.
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  • 5/5 August 03, 2011
    Reviewer: A customer in Virginia
    * I tried the double chocolate and the cappuccino to provide a low carb change from coffee creamers. I was surprised. I liked the overall concept; it only took a few drops to flavor my tea. To me, the cappuccino didn't taste how I expected (sweet and creamy), but the double chocolate was good. I will order more flavors. For the cost, they take up less room than the big bottles of sweeteners, so they're more practical and easy to transport. I checked out the manufacturer's website, and I see the product is cheaper through Netrition.
    This review is specific to Flavor Drops, Cappuccino, V2
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  • 5/5 July 25, 2011
    Reviewer: william in Florida
    * I tried the banana flavor in a vanilla protein milk shake, pretty good taste. I also tried to make some banana popsicle's with bottled water and some sucralose, didn't work, tasted yucky. Threw in drain. But the flavor is there, just have to use it in the right way.
    This review is specific to Flavor Drops, Banana
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  • 5/5 July 23, 2011
    Reviewer: A customer in Armed Forces AP
    * My favorite capella drop by far is the NY Cheesecake! This is to die for...well if you are a cheesecake lover! Just make sure you add the sweetener...Excellent! I tried the other ones like Peanut butter and Marshmallow but the flavor was over powered by whatever I put it in. I read somewhere that if you let the flavor and sweetener sit for a while to let the flavors kind of "meld" together then the Capella flavor is even better! I will try again when I use the Peanutbutter and Marshmallow flavors. This is a great discovery for Low-carbers and sugar watchers can practically have your cake and eat it tooo..cheesecake that is....
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  • 5/5 May 18, 2011
    Reviewer: Jennifer in Oregon
    * Makes a good snow cone syrup with added stevia or any other kind of sweetener and it has no dyes.
    This review is specific to Flavor Drops, Bubblegum
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  • 5/5 April 29, 2011
    Reviewer: Jessica in New York
    * These are good for flavoring coffee and smoothies. 3-4 drops are all you need for a 16 oz drink or typically sized yogurt. Just make sure you add your sweetener to make the taste complete--the drops are intentionally left unsweetened to make them usable for everybody. Agave, stevia, Splenda, aspartame, sugar, whatever: that's all up to you.
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  • 5/5 April 27, 2011
    Reviewer: Kenneth in New York
    * I don't know why this isn't getting all 5 star reviews! The blueberry flavor is top-notch. You have to add your own sweetener. This is great for flavoring plain protein drinks. I use 8 drops of Capella blueberry, and 6 drops of EZ Sweetz (Splenda liquid concentrate) with 3 scoops whey protein. Shake it up in a shaker cup, and enjoy! I just ordered 2 more flavors, can't wait to try them. In my experience, Capella drops are superior to the Stevita flavorings (which have Stevia already added). I have to add 20-25 drops of the Stevita flavors to get the same effect from my Capella formula (8 drops Capella, 6 drops EZ Sweetz). Capella drops seem more intense.
    This review is specific to Flavor Drops, Blueberry
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  • 5/5 March 01, 2011
    Reviewer: Leelannee in New Jersey
    * These can be used as a substitute for "coffee" syrups like DaVinci--less packaging, no artificial coloring, and YOU sweeten to your taste! Also, if you are suspicious of Splenda and artificial sweeteners, you can use stevia or erythritol--whatever you prefer. Capella drops really concentrate the flavor!!!

    I have used the cool mint, raspberry & root beer float to flavor water/seltzer, and orange creamsicle for yogurt and protein shakes. I wasn't crazy about the chocolate--but I really really love real chocolate!

    You can also use them in coffee or tea, or to flavor muffins, cheesecake, frosting, pancake syrups, etc.

    I think these drops are great--for the environment as well as for variety in your kitchen!

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