Caffeine in Energy Drinks – How Much Caffeine is in Your Drink?


Have you ever wondered how much caffeine is packed in that energy drink you chug down every day? Have you ever felt jittery, panicky or just plain weird after pounding down your favorite drink and wonder what is wrong? Well, you might be surprised to learn just how high the caffeine levels are in many of the most popular energy drinks on the market today. For a comparison, here is a short list of the caffeine content in various types of normal drinks consumed:

  • Instant coffee (heaped teaspoon) 50-60 mg of caffeine
  • Filtered coffee (medium – 125 ml) 60-100 mg of caffeine
  • Espresso (small – 80 ml) 70-80 mg of caffeine
  • Tea (medium – 125 ml) 30-60 mg of caffeine
  • Coke (can – 330 ml) 40-45 mg of caffeine

Now, check out the list below and find your favorite energy drink and see how it compares. You might be surprised just how much caffeine you’re consuming on a daily basis. Take a look at the list of energy drinks below and find out!

BeverageOuncesCaffeine (mg)mg/oz
357 Super Magnum2250125
5 Hour Energy213869
6 Hour Power2.0312561.6
925 Energy Shot212060
A&W Cream Soda12292.4
Adina Natural Highs Coffee Energy Drink810012.5
Adrenalyn Shot8.520023.5
Adrenalyn Stack1820011.1
Afri Cola12897.4
Ale 8 112373.1
All City NRG1630018.8
Amazon Energy Drink1212010
Amp Lightning Charge1616010
Amp Overdrive161428.9
Amp Sugar Free1616010
Arizona Caution Energy Drink1620012.5
AriZona Extreme Energy Shot8.310012
AriZona Green Tea Energy1620012.5
Atomic Dogg1620012.5
Bally Blast8.300
Barq's Red Creme Soda1200
Barq's Root Beer12231.9
Bawls Cherry161006.2
Bawls Exxtra161509.4
Bawls Geek Beer161006.2
Bazza High Energy Tea16.81508.9
Beaver Buzz8.311013.3
Big Red12342.8
Blood Energy Potion3.48023.5
Blow (Energy Drink Mix)824030
Blue Sky Energy000
Bomba Energy8.4758.9
Boo-Koo Energy2436015
Booty Sweat Energy Drink8.4809.5
Brain TonIQ8.400
Bull Tonik816020
Caribou Coffee Latte1218015
CHARGE! Super Shot2200100
Cherry Coke12342.8
Chocolate Milk850.6
Clearly Canadian daily ENERGY20804
Coca-Cola Blak8465.8
Coca-Cola C212342.8
Coca-Cola caffeine free800
Coca-Cola Classic12352.9
Coca-Cola Zero12352.9
Cocaine Energy Drink8.428033.2
Coffee (Brewed)810813.4
Coffee (Decaf, Brewed)860.7
Coffee (Decaf, Instant)830.3
Coffee (Drip)814518.1
Coffee (Espresso)1.57751.3
Coffee (Instant)8577.1
Cougar Energy Double Shot2.515060
Crunk Sugar Free1620012.5
Crystal Light Energy161207.5
Crystal Light Iced Tea8111.4
Diet A&W Cream Soda12221.8
Diet Cheerwine12484
Diet Cherry Coca-Cola12342.8
Diet Coke12453.8
Diet Coke with Lemon12453.8
Diet Coke with Lime12453.8
Diet Coke with Splenda12342.8
Diet Dr Pepper12413.4
Diet Mello Yello12514.2
Diet Mountain Dew12554.5
Diet Mr. Pibb12403.3
Diet Pepsi12363
Diet Pepsi Max12695.8
Diet RC Cola12473.9
Diet Ruby Red Squirt12393.2
Diet Sunkist Orange Soda12423.5
Diet Turbo Tea18905
Diet Vanilla Coke12453.8
Diet Wild Cherry Pepsi12363
Dopamine Energy Drink8.412014.3
Dr Pepper12413.4
Dunkin' Donuts Coffee161438.9
Einstein Bros Coffee1620612.9
Extreme Energy 6-Hour Shot2220110
Faygo Cola12423.5
Faygo Moon Mist12201.6
Fixx Extreme0.174002352.9
Fritz Kola11.16837.5
FRS Antioxidant Health Drink11383.5
Fuel Cell218090
Full Throttle161449
Full Throttle Coffee + Energy151288.5
Game Juice16.8382.2
Go Fast11.912010.1
Go Girl1215012.5
Guayaki Empower Mint161408.8
Guayaki Energy Shots214070
Guayaki Lemon Elation161509.4
Guayaki Pure Yerba Mate Drinks161408.8
Guru Energy Drink8.312515.1
H2O Blast161006.2
Hansen's Energy Pro8.3576.9
Heath Energy Potion216080
Hiball Energy10757.5
Hot Cocoa850.6
Howling Monkey1616010
Hydrive X161459.1
Inko's White Tea Energy15.518411.9
Java Chai812015
Java Monster1516010.7
Jolt Endurance Shot2200100
Jolt Energy23.528011.9
Jones Energy161006.2
Kaboom Infinite Energy89511.9
Kombucha Tea8243
Lipton Brisk lemon12100.8
Lipton Iced Teas20502.5
Mana Energy Potion1.35160118.5
McDonald's Large Coffee161459.1
McDonald's Small Coffee121099.1
Mello Yello12534.4
Monster Assault1616010
Monster Hitman Sniper324080
Monster Import18.61849.9
Monster Mixxd Energy Drink1616010
Monster Nitrous1216013.3
Morning Spark16.817010.1
Morning Thunder Tea8405
Mountain Dew12554.5
Mountain Dew Baja Blast8364.5
Mountain Dew Code Red12544.5
Mountain Dew Game Fuel201206
Naked Juice Energy Smoothie15.2825.4
Nestea Iced Tea16342.1
Nestea Peach Green Tea20422.1
Nestea Sweetened Lemon Iced Tea20281.4
Nitric Force222009.1
No Fear Bloodshot1617410.9
NOS Powershot212562.5
O Infused Water - Energize16644
OnGo Energy Shot217788.5
Oregon Chai (Concentrate)4338.1
Pacific Chai121008.3
Pepsi Caffeine Free1200
Pepsi One12554.5
Pibb Xtra12413.4
Pibb Zero12413.4
Pimp Juice8.3819.8
Player Aid Energy Shot212060
Power Edge88010
Power Horse8.4809.5
RC Cola12453.8
RC Cola, Cherry12433.6
Red Bull8.4809.5
Red Bull Energy Shot2.08039.4
Red Devil1616010
Red Fin Energy Shot2200100
Red Rock Cola12262.2
Redline Power Rush2.5350140
Redline Princess825031.2
Redline RTD825031.2
Rip It Energy Fuel810012.5
Ripped Force1820011.1
Ritz Cola12100.9
Rockstar Citrus Punched1624015
Rockstar Energy Shot2.520080
Rockstar Juiced1616010
Rockstar Punched Guava2233015
Rockstar Roasted1624015
Rockstar Zero Carb1624015
RootJack Caffeinated Pirate Root Beer1212010
Ruby Red Squirt12393.2
Rubyy Blood Orange Energy12806.7
Rumba Energy Juice1617010.6
Rush! Energy8.3506
Shasta Cola12433.6
Shock Coffee Triple Latte823128.9
Silk Soylatte8556.9
Slam Energy Drink210753.5
Slim-Fast Cappuccino Delight Shake12403.3
Snapple Elements181086
Snapple Tea16422.6
SoBe Adrenaline Rush8.3799.5
SoBe Energy Citrus20804
SoBe Essential Energy16966
SoBe Green Tea20351.8
SoBe No Fear1617410.9
SoBe No Fear Gold1617410.9
Speed Stack1825013.9
SPIKE Shooter8.430035.7
Spike Shotgun1635021.9
Starbucks Bottled Frappucino9.5909.5
Starbucks Double Shot6.513020
Starbucks Doubleshot Energy + Coffee151469.6
Starbucks Grande Caffe Americano1622514.1
Starbucks Grande Caffe Latte161509.4
Starbucks Grande Caffe Mocha1617510.9
Starbucks Grande Cappuccino161509.4
Starbucks Grande Coffee1633020.6
Starbucks Grande Decaf Coffee16130.8
Starbucks Grande Iced Espresso Drinks161509.4
Starbucks Short Coffee818022.5
Starbucks Tall Caffe Americano1215012.5
Starbucks Tall Caffe Latte12756.2
Starbucks Tall Caffe Mocha12957.9
Starbucks Tall Cappuccino12756.2
Starbucks Tall Coffee1226021.7
Starbucks Tall Decaf Coffee12100.8
Starbucks Tall Iced Espresso Drinks12756.2
Stok Black Coffee Shots0.444090.9
Sun Drop12635.2
Sunkist Orange Soda12413.4
T-Fusion Energy Tea161006.2
TaB Energy10.5959
Tazo Chai8475.9
Tea (Brewed)8475.9
Tea (Brewed, Imported)8607.5
Tea (Green)8253.1
Tea (Iced)8475.9
Tea (Instant)8263.2
Tea (white)8151.9
Tim Hortons Large Coffee2020010
Tim Hortons Large English Toffee201125.6
Tim Hortons Small Coffee1010010
Tim Hortons Small French Vanilla10565.6
Tonic Water11.900
Trim Water20502.5
Tropicana Twister Soda2000
Vanilla Coke12342.8
Venom Black Mamba1616010
Venom Death Adder1616010
Venom Mojave Rattler1616010
Vital Lifestyle Water - Energize20603
Vitamin Energy161509.4
VitaminWater Energy Citrus20422.1
Vuka Functional Drinks1616010
Whey Up161509.4
Who's Your Daddy1620012.5
Whoop Ass8.4505.9
Wild Cherry Pepsi12383.2
Wired X 30001618811.8
Wired X3441634421.5
Worldwide Extreme Thermo Rush2020010
Xyience Xenergy1620012.5
Yoo-Hoo Chocolate800
ZipFizz Energy Drink Mix161006.2
Zipfizz Liquid Shot412030
ZizZazz Explosive Energy1620012.5

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