Nano Coffee Energy Tablets; Caffeine Consumption in the 21st Century

It has been predicted that in the not too distant future whole meals will be provided to us in pill form.

The concept epitomizes efficiency and convenience and although the idea doesn’t appeal to me in the least bit, it is still something that would be interesting to see.

The latest energy product to hit the market gives a glimpse of what such a high-tech world might look like and personally, I can’t say I like what I’ve seen. Technology meets Caffeine with the introduction of Nano Coffee Energy Tablets.

Nano Is An Understatement

Nano Coffee tries to take the best of both worlds by combining all the usual energy drink ingredients and the ease of pill consumption. The list of active ingredients is rather lengthy, including vitamin C, niacin, Vitamin B6 B12 B5, Folate, Chromium, Guarana seed extract, caffeine (from natural sources), glucuronolactone, Columbian roasted coffee bean (for smell), Taurine, and green tea leaf extract. In all, each tablet contains 200mg of caffeine which can be overkill for those less experienced. Nothing out of the ordinary for supplemental energy today but definitely not too shabby.

Taking both pills out of the rather attractive brown, orange, and lime-green package I was immediately greeted with a pleasant coffee smell. Although different from fresh ground coffee it closely resembled an artificial “Folgers” smell that urged me to pop one without a seconds hesitation. Time to take a trip down the rabbit hole.

The Power of Pills

The major difference between energy drinks and energy supplements is the amount of time spent waiting for the effects. Pills take around 30-45 minutes before the first effects are felt, where as drinks for me take only 15-20. However, this just so happens to work in favor of the “Long Lasting Energy!” claim on the pack of Nano Tablets. See, caffeine (or any stimulant for that matter) has a tendency to cause a “crash” in energy proportional to the “peak” it gives prior. The faster caffeine is absorbed into the bloodstream, the greater the peak, thus providing shorter lasting energy. What supplemental pills hope to achieve is a longer absorption time resulting in a very long lasting energy. From my experience with Nano Coffee, pills do just that.

Truthfully, the pills worked better than I expected them to, but due to my (unhealthily monstrously high) tolerance level with caffeine I didn’t feel much of anything until I took both. Keep in mind the packet suggests only taking one at a time and warns of limiting yourself to four a day. Once the effects did hit they were mild but pleasant. There we no signs of the jitters and I felt colder than I usually do after having large amounts of caffeine. I can only compare it to sleeping a full 9 or more hours and needless to say, I was ready to be productive. Five hours later I had done just about everything I had needed to do for the next three days and wasn’t even close to crashing. In fact, that crash never did come.

The Future Looks Bleak

Even after all this though, my opinion of Nano Tablets is heavily mixed. If people of the future do end up eating their meals in pill form, when will they get to enjoy the way Jello jiggles, or mashed potatoes mash? It will only satisfy the necessity of eating. In much the same way, taking tablet form caffeine only satisfies the craving. There’s no flavor to enjoy, no fizz to tingle, and nothing to savor. All I can suggest is that if your in the market for on-the-go energy and don’t like chewing energy gum then this is the product for you. A box of 30 packs costs around $50 with shipping and can be purchased from the Nano Coffee Energy Website.

Overall Score (3.5/5)

Review by Josh (blog: Cubicalism & Coffee)

  • stuart siegel

    Best product since Ephedrine!!! I have been using NANO COFFEE ENERGY TABLETS, for the last 3 month and this is the best energy pill/tablet I have ever used. It gives you that long lasting buzz that I got when I used Ephedrine products, with no calories or crash. I went to there web site http://www.nano-coffee.com and got 3 packets for FREE.(they offer FREE samples to try-just a small S&H charge).

  • Paul Popkin

    Awesome product!! Got a great long sustained rush. Three months free is cool

  • mitch

    i have been using nano coffee energy tablets before a run it has helped my performance tremendously.. no jitter or crash, feel great all day…its great that there are healthy vitamins in the product also..thank you nano coffee

  • HOBOBOB

    that first one doesn’t sound like someone associated with the company …*cough*… I’d be willing to try it though if it was completely free, as it is, i usually take a caffeine pill, some Ltyrosine and a guarana pill almost every morning.

  • sandy

    I tried a packet of nano-coffee tablets and it gave me total focus and energy so I could stay up all night and study.

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  • http://www.edjunkie.com/ scum1

    I got a box. I tried just chewing up half of one to see how it was. It taste like coffee and aspirin if chewed up. Probably not what they want you to do but I needed a quick boost. I got one!

  • josh

    Lol scum, I didn’t put it in my review but I too tried the exact same thing when I got them. Tastes horrible. Tried crushing it and putting it in water, tastes just as bad but the water turns PINK! I have no idea why.

  • wayne

    Josh and Scum1, I just tried a packet of NANO COFFEE ENERGY tablets today. I swallowed the 2 tablets with water the way the directions state. I don’t think you are suppose to crush up the tablets and put them into water or chew them. This doesn’t seem to be those fizz disolved tablets. By the way you were right the energy buzz was great.

  • http://www.edjunkie.com/ scum1

    O i know I was not supposed to chew them but I just wanted to see what would happen and how they tasted. They smell good. I also wanted a quick hit and not long lasting energy. Wow wayne 2 of those is 400mg of caffeine. Thats a pretty good dose. I think I’m really gonna like these.

  • wayne

    What an energy buzz!! No caffeine jitters must be those vitamins added. They do smell great! I also like how there is no sugar or calories.

  • Jake

    Took this product before I went out Friday night. Energy is amazing and lasted a long time!!

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  • Jake

    I now use a full packet of this product daily…I take one tablet of Nano Coffee Energy with my coffee in the AM to give me that morning wakeup jolt and a second tablet in afternoon when I need more Energy and concentration.

  • Tom

    What a great energy boost. I ordered the 3 Free packets of NANO COFFEE Energy Tablets off there web site Nano-coffee.com . Saturday I took a full packet (400mg of caffeine loaded with B Vitamins and Taurine) gave me a great energy buzz.

  • Phil

    What a great suprise the product was ! I was looking for a good energy boost, and even got a great appetite supressant.It was a great product !

  • Tom

    Phil I agree!! FYI just found Nano Coffee Energy Buzz Tablets selling at my local Health food Store-GNC!

  • Bella Erakko

    Okay I have a different issue, which Nano Coffee really solves. My gut has never been able to handle the burned bean aspect of coffee, so while I love it, it doesn’t love me. I tried the Nano Coffee in the HOPE that I’d get the caffeine lift I love so much without the bloating. And it WORKED. I just wish they could get the supply lines going — it is a great product. I take one tablet at a time — that’s all I need. For me, it’s really about long road trips where you have to stay awake, and black tea does not cut it.

Last Modified: August 18, 2011