Rally Energy Mints
Rally Energy Mints are sugar-free mints but with added caffeine.
The manufacturers recommend that consumers take no more than 3 mints at one time or no more than 7 mints in a 24-hour period.
The company sent us some free samples for review.
Rally Energy Mint Review
I'm a big fan of energy mints. As an avid outdoor adventurist and traveler, consuming coffee isn't always convenient or plausible. But, carrying some caffeinated mints in my pocket or bag is.
This way, I never have to worry about feeling sluggish from not having my typical daily two cups of coffee. Plus, when on a big hike, I can quickly pop in an energy mint and get a pretty quick energy response from the sublingual caffeine absorption.
Rally Mints enter the caffeinated mint market as a strong contender.
They've produced a great tasting, sugar-free mint that does a good job of hiding the bitterness of the caffeine. This makes Rally enjoyable to consume.
What is the most impressive, is the size of the mint. Each mint is about the same size as a piece of Smarties candy but contains 60 mg of caffeine.
The packaging is also impressive. There are 10 mints in the battery-like container that's no bigger than a tube of Chapstick. Other mints that I've tried either are in a bulky tin, a bigger tube, or single-use packs. Rally fits in my pocket much easier and takes up less space when space is a premium like during my backpacking adventures.
I felt the effects of Rally pretty quickly which is exactly what I expect from a good energy mint.
I only have a few minor complaints regarding this product.
- Their labeling that equates one mint being equal to one 8 fl oz coffee is a little off. Except for perhaps an instant coffee, most 8 fl oz coffees are more than 60 mg of caffeine.
- I don't like the artificial colors in Rally. I would rather them use no color at all or naturally derived colors.
- I would rather them use xylitol as the dominant zero-calorie sweetener instead of sucralose. In my opinion, xylitol tastes better than sucralose and it has proven dental benefits like improving gum health.
Despite these few complaints, Rally Energy Mints are a solid product and I would easily choose these mints when I travel or head out on a big hike.
Just like all caffeinated mints, Rally isn't candy and should be kept well out of the reach of children.
Ingredients in Rally Energy Mints
Caffeine 60mg (active ingredient)
Natural peppermint flavoring
Sucralose, Magnesium Stearate, Sorbitol, Stearic Acid, Coloring (Yellow 5 Lake, Blue 1 Lake), Mannitol, Glycine.