Kona Gold Energy Drink
Kona Gold Energy Drink is much like a traditional energy drink such as Red Bull, but they also add hemp seed protein powder to the mix.
Kona Gold doesn't contain THC and is made from non-THC producing hemp plants.
Kona Gold Energy Drink is also available in a sugar-free variety.
The company, Kona Gold LLC, recently sent me a few cans for review.
Kona Gold Review
These hemp infused energy drinks are becoming pretty common and I was curious to see what, if any, difference hemp made to the taste or effect.
Kona Gold's flavor is a pretty standard energy drink flavor so if you like original Red Bull then you'll like Kona Gold. I was hoping for something unique, but I guess they were going for a proven flavor profile.
Energy Ingredients and Effect
Kona Gold contains the usual energy drink ingredients like caffeine, taurine, B vitamins, and glucuronolactone as well as hemp seed protein powder.
The hemp ingredient is pretty far down on the list and it isn't even enough to register as a gram of protein, so I'm not sure the concentration would have any effect.
I certainly couldn't perceive anything out of the ordinary. It had the same effect as a can of Red Bull in my opinion.
All in all, these hemp-based drinks are a bit of a novelty, but, they are really just pretty standard energy drinks in reality.
Kona Gold is recommended for healthy adults only.
Where To Buy Kona Gold Energy Drink
Ingredients in Kona Gold Energy Drink
Carbonated water, high fructose corn syrup, natural and artificial flavors, caramel color, citric acid, sodium citrate, glucuronolactone, taurine, caffeine, potassium sorbate, sodium benzoate, niacinamide, inositol, pantothenic acid, organic hemp seed protein powder, B6, B12
Sugar content: 27 grams (per 8.4 ounces).Compare Sugar Content
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Kona Gold Energy Drink contains 9.52 mgs of caffeine per fluid ounce (32.20mg/100 ml).
Caffeine (mg) per Ounce