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Old 12-08-2011, 08:25 PM   #1
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BCAAs in juice container

Is there any reason why I shouldn't mix a corresponding amount of BCAAs with a gallon of water and just keep it in a juice container in the fridge? Usually I just mix it up cup by cup, but it would save me time and dishwashing to just mix it up in a batch and keep it in the fridge. The container doesn't say anything about not doing this, but I thought I'd ask around here.

I suspect this thread will also evidence how lazy I can be about some things.
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Old 12-08-2011, 08:31 PM   #2
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Re: BCAAs in juice container

I'd be interested to know as well. I only have one shaker bottle and the lingering grape taste from my AtLarge BCAAs just doesn't go well with the chocolate whey I use premixing it would be a great option
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Old 12-09-2011, 02:14 PM   #3
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Re: BCAAs in juice container

I'd love to hear some opinions on this too. I've often wondered the same thing.

The tubs of whey I use state to drink within 20 minutes of mixing. Have always assumed it's something to do with the proteins breaking down due to being heavily processed...
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Old 12-09-2011, 10:13 PM   #4
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Re: BCAAs in juice container

Why not ask the manufacturerer? I would think you would get a much more educated opinion going straight to the source.
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Old 12-10-2011, 05:29 AM   #5
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Re: BCAAs in juice container

Shakers are like $5, just get a 2nd one for that purpose?
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Old 12-10-2011, 12:06 PM   #6
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Re: BCAAs in juice container

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Why not ask the manufacturerer? I would think you would get a much more educated opinion going straight to the source.
There are some pretty knowledgeable people floating around these boards. It sounds like other people have the same question, though. I was hoping Chris Mason would have some thoughts about it, but maybe I will just email the producer.
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Old 12-11-2011, 05:34 PM   #7
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Re: BCAAs in juice container

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I'd be interested to know as well. I only have one shaker bottle and the lingering grape taste from my AtLarge BCAAs just doesn't go well with the chocolate whey I use premixing it would be a great option
Oh man! I always drink mine straight with water (well, not entirely true, I used to mix it with my morning shake of Nitrean+ and RESULTS - lol think about that taste!). A hint, mix it once and then let it sit for about 2 minutes and mix again. It will be perfectly in solution at that point. Our product mixes better than most BCAAs, but they are a pain to make soluble.
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Old 12-14-2011, 01:44 AM   #8
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Oh man! I always drink mine straight with water (well, not entirely true, I used to mix it with my morning shake of Nitrean+ and RESULTS - lol think about that taste!). A hint, mix it once and then let it sit for about 2 minutes and mix again. It will be perfectly in solution at that point. Our product mixes better than most BCAAs, but they are a pain to make soluble.
Slightly off topic, what do you think of the addition of citruline malate as an ingredient in bcaa? An Australian company here (your shipping costs more than the product ) is using it supposedly to reduce bitterness / increase solubility. Is this common / uncommon / good / bad?
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Old 12-14-2011, 03:33 AM   #9
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Re: BCAAs in juice container

I've mixed BCAAs in a litre of water to sip throughout the day, many times, and nothing weird happened. Nothing longer than a day though.
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Old 12-14-2011, 10:33 PM   #10
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Re: BCAAs in juice container

Amino acids break down over time in water. At what rate depends on pH and some other factors.
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