Once in a while, when trying out new stuff I run across something wonderful. This is my all time favorite find on iherb. The flavor is unique, coffee-like, malt-like, hard to describe, reminds me somewhat of "Postum" which is no longer on the market but which I enjoyed as a child. For whatever reason, it was LOVE at first taste for me. I mix a scoop with 5 oz hot water and 3 oz of almond milk and make this my afternoon snack. I've traded out my 200 calorie snack for this 45 calories of pure comfort and find it so much more satisfying. I am very caffeine sensitive, but it has never given me jitters or disturbed my sleep. Although the first ingredient is instant coffee, I am guessing there isn't much caffeine in the 2.2 grams of product per scoop. Yet, it does help me stay alert during those sleepy afternoon hours. I don't know much about the health benefits of Cordyceps and Reishi mushroom, but that's my next research project. Cost wise, it is less than 30 cents per cup. While spending $4 or $5 for Starbucks may be worth it for some folks, including me once in a while, I could not be more excited about this find.
Posted by PracticalReviews on Aug 03, 2013 | Verified Purchase
this has strong bitter taste which is good but still doesn't do the job of a regular strong cup of coffee,neither do i feel the effect of the Reishi or Cordyceps even in larger dosages and i do familiar with their effect but this product does not deliver it at all,sorry...you are welcome to rate & read my other reviews
Posted by iHerb Customer on Apr 24, 2014 | Verified Purchase
My doctor recommended "mushroom coffee "and told me that it was an "acquired taste." After trying it, it wasn't bad. So far I have used it with soy creamer but want to try with almond milk too. I definitely notice that I don't have the coffee urges that I would have several times a day. She told me that I drink too much coffee so hopefully I can stick with this.
Posted by iHerb Customer on Sep 13, 2010 | Verified Purchase
I park this at my office and make a quick cup now and then. Since I've never found an instant coffee that makes a really good cup (including Via) this fills the bill when I don't want to hike to Starbucks. Obviously, if it weren't for the shrooms I wouldn't bother but that gives it enough of an edge.
Posted by iHerb Customer on Jul 19, 2017 | Verified Purchase
There is needless waste of a plastic spoon in every pack. Why not just use a teaspoon (which holds the same amount). I wrote to Madre labs suggesting removing the scoop was a win for environment and cost saving. They just sent some lame standard reply. I encourage others to ask them to ditch the spoon as we don't really need a waste product that will be around for 1,000 years in every single pack. I really enjoy the energy and mental focus from this product and hope they can make the packaging more environmentally friendly.
Posted by iHerb Customer on Feb 10, 2018 | Verified Purchase
i did not like the taste....
Posted by iHerb Customer on Dec 23, 2017 | Verified Purchase
The taste was not good as I had expected.
Posted by iHerb Customer on Nov 14, 2017 | Verified Purchase
Not something special, didn't feel difference from regular instant coffee (not a flavor or energy)
Posted by iHerb Customer on Oct 09, 2017 | Verified Purchase
this product is so small package, out of my imagine!
Posted by Voblina on Jan 30, 2015 | Verified Purchase
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Posted by iHerb Customer on Aug 14, 2014 | Verified Purchase
I ordered this with high hopes as a replacement for my usual coffee but sadly The taste I'd like cheap instant coffee which I can't even disguise by having half of this and half normal good quality coffee the taste sadly let's it down but I will finish the bag as there are some good ingredients in the product I'm sure this is just done to individual tastes as I read so many rave reviews about this product but have found that I don't like the taste