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Old 03-13-2012, 10:53 AM   #1
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Is there stevia that has no bitter aftertaste?

Anyone found one?
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Old 03-13-2012, 10:56 AM   #2
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I use the liquid stevia and find that if I use a small amount the chances of it tasting bitter are less.
It is very concentrated.
I found the powdered kind unpleasant.
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Where do you buy it?

I did a search and found two different brands that supposedly are not bitter -- Sooo Sweet is one and Pure Lite is another. I'd try Pure Lite but I can't find anyone that actually sells it.
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I think NuNaturals doesn't have an aftertaste!
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I tried stevia and for a while it seemed OK to me (Splenda was starting to taste HORRIBLE to me). But it's very bitter in some things, slightly bitter in others. I couldn't tolerate it for long in powdered or liquid form.

Now I'm using erithrytol. It has NO bitter aftertaste. It's not as sweet as sugar, so you need to use a little more, but since I don't like things particularly sweet to begin with I don't need to use much extra.

Truvia is a combination of stevia and erythritol--I haven't tried it, but some people really like it because the stevia fills in that extra sweetness that erythritol lacks and erythritol covers the bitterness of the stevia.

I really don't use much sweetener at all, I've weaned myself away from it. No sweetened tea or coffee, not too many treats. But sometimes I do want a little after dinner treat and erythritol is a nice sweetener to use.

I buy it in granular form (the only way I've found it locally) and grind it in my blender to powder it when necessary.
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Old 03-13-2012, 11:52 AM   #6
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Stevia Glycerite has no bitter aftertaste
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Old 03-13-2012, 12:13 PM   #7
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I buy the Sweetleaf flavored at Amazon. It's not too bad in things like Coconut Oil Bark. I made some bark with Almond Butter, CO Oil and liquid Stevia using the Sweeleaf Chocolate Raspberry flavor and it was quite good. Much less bitter without the Cocoa powder.

It's pretty pricey at $10-$12 for a small bottle.
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Old 03-13-2012, 12:38 PM   #8
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I think NuNaturals doesn't have an aftertaste!
I second this. It comes in a purple packet. I love it.
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I've never had a bitter aftertaste with Truvia and with Sweetleaf Stevia packets.
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