Review of Alpro Unroasted & Unsweetened Almond Milk

Well my mission to try some new dairy free milks has not been that successful. So I am trying really hard to find some new dairy free milks to try. One of my favourite milks is almond as I like it’s fairly neutral flavour and that it’s low in calories. So when I saw my regular almond milk was out of stock I decided to try Alpro’s unroasted and unsweetened almond milk instead.

I liked both the colour and design of the packaging. It’s cream background with almonds with the milk cascading outside. Onto the ingredients list with 2.1% almonds noted. The almond is clearly highlighted in bold as an allergen. There is a may contain warning for nuts. The milk is labelled as being milk free, gluten free and suitable for vegans.

On opening the carton there was a subtle marzipan like aroma to the milk. I’m personally not keen on milks that have a sweet artificial aroma but I was intrigued by this aroma. It poured easily into a glass it was cream/faint green in colour. It was slightly runny and wasn’t really creamy in consistency. On sipping the milk it was slightly smooth but not creamy in texture. There was a pleasant faint but subtle marzipan flavour to this milk. That said it didn’t taste artificially sweet compared to other brands that I have previously tried. I also warmed the milk for 90 seconds in the microwave ready for my famous Weetabix test. It microwaved well and did not separate or form a skin to the top of the milk. Its marzipan like aroma intensified slightly. It was absorbed easily by the Weetabix. On tasting the Weetabix the milk impacted on its flavour. This may sound a little strange but the Weetabix tasted a little like an almond based cake. The subtleness of the flavour was spot on and it added a great flavour to my Weetabix. It made for an enjoyable breakfast.

So would I recommend this almond milk? Yes I would. I liked everything about this milk from its aroma through to its flavour. So if you follow a dairy free, gluten free or a vegan diet why not give this almond milk a try. So thank you Alpro for producing an almond milk that I can enjoy.

81 thoughts on “Review of Alpro Unroasted & Unsweetened Almond Milk

  1. Very interesting review! I tried the roasted taste one, and I didn’t like it at all. I love homemade almond milk though. Maybe I should try this version too.

  2. I think the marzipan aspect of this milk sounds intriguing, Not sure that we have access to this brand of almond milk, but I’ll keep an eye out for it!

    • Hi, I thought that i would take a gamble and really liked it. I am not sure what difference the roasting makes but difference in flavour is very surprising. It seems to be common that most people prefer the sweetened version.

  3. I’m glad you liked it! I’ve tried a few different dairy free products such as almond milk, and I was surprised that I liked it! I was expecting to not find it that nice. I do prefer it the sweeter ones though!


  4. I am intrigued by the marzipan smell you describe! I am always a bit cautious with unsweetened almond milks because I’m always afraid they may have a slightly bitter taste – which is natural, I understand, but still not too pleasant to me.

  5. I have noticed I get tummy aches when I drink milk so I’ve switched to Silk soy milk. They had a lighter version with 60 calories but I can’t find it anywhere now. I will have to try this one out too.

  6. I love your Weetabix test 🙂 It really is your signature test and I think the consistency is what makes your reviews so nice to read. I’ve never tried almond milk, but I think I’d like it 🙂 Thanks for joining in with #FreeFromFridays.

  7. We tried Almond but we prefer Oat, especially in tea. Thanks for following my blog. I’m a tea lover and I’ll be following you with interest!

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s