Quite Possibly the Most Powerful Energy Drink Ever


With so many energy drinks on the market, officials and consumers alike are concerned with the amount of caffeine in energy drinks and shots.

This has a lot to do with the reports of the recent deaths that have been blamed on energy beverages.

One of our goals at Caffeine Informer is to educate the consumer about how much caffeine is in the beverages and products that fill our store shelves.

Consumers can go to our Caffeine Database and find the most caffeinated drinks, but because there’s a lot of drinks, in varying sizes and caffeine content we’ve made things easier.

Based on caffeine/ounce alone, we list below the most caffeinated energy drinks and energy shots listed in our database.

Top 10 Most Powerful Energy Drinks/Shots

With the update to this list we now only include RTD energy shots and drinks. Mix ins like Liquid Caffeine are highly caffeinated but dependent on the user as regards to the amount of caffeine the “created” drink would contain.

Energy Shots

  1. DynaPep  714.3mg/floz
  2. Vital 4U Liquid Energy 305.6mg/floz
  3. Sreamin Energy Max Hit 303.9mg/floz
  4. ALRI Hypershot  250.0mg/floz
  5. Cocaine Energy Shot 140mg/floz
  6. Redline Power Rush 140mg/floz
  7. 5 Hour Energy Extra Strength 125mg/floz
  8. Mana Energy Potion 118.5mg/floz
  9. Eternal Energy Shot 115mg/floz
  10. Street King Energy Shot 112mg/floz

Energy Drinks

  1. Redline Energy Drink 39.5mg/floz
  2. Spike Shooter 35.7mg/floz
  3. Cocaine Energy Drink 33.3mg/floz
  4. Monster M3 32mg/floz
  5. Redline Princess 31.2 mg/floz
  6. Speed Shot Intensity 29.4 mg/floz
  7. BANG Energy Drink 22.3mg/floz.
  8. Spike Shotgun 21.9mg/floz
  9. Wired X344 Energy Drink 21.5mg/floz
  10. CoMotion Energy Drink 20 mg/floz

Drink Feature: VPX Redline History

VPX Redline used to be #1 with their concentrated VPX Redline Fat Burner. However, this version has since been taken off the market.

The below account is based on The Original Redline which was a 240ml concentrated liquid.

Redline now distributes Redline RTD, Redline Extreme, Redline princess, and Redline Power Rush some of which are listed above.

All of these new version contain the original formula, but watered down.

One of the most powerful energy drinks is called VPX Redline Fat Burner. Amazon is lacking a little information, so here’s a little more:

Check out this freaky scientific VPX breakthrough: RED LINE®: is the only matrix ever developed to shred fat through the shivering response in the body. By shivering the body burns huge amounts of stored body fat for energy in an effort to keep the body warm. That’s not all! In addition to shivering, you’ll also be sweating up a thermogenic storm. The combined mechanisms of these two processes results in unparalleled fat loss!

What fun. Now, it’s pretty obvious looking at the ingredients that there’s caffeine. But get this: all of the aforementioned goodness, and the serving size is FOUR ml. About one TENTH of an ounce. The whole bottle has 240 ml, or 60 servings. Basically, a bottle of this, less than the size of a normal can of coke, WILL kill you. This is nothing to be playing around with.

I have friends. Not just normal friends, mind you. The kind of friends that voluntarily live on the streets. The kind of friends who, when drinking, race to forgetting. The kind of friends who take caffeine pills, ephedrine pills, and aspirin.. all at once. One, in particular, drinks and consumes over a gram of caffeine daily, to stave off the headaches. So you know this is a serious review:

oh yeah, it’s definitely 90% caffeine. the aftertaste is unmistakeable. the best part is that since i didn’t have my normal “dose” this morning, i probably won’t actually feel sh*t.

[10 minutes later]

the caffeine kicked in a lot faster than i expected. though in retrospect, it normally does when it’s in syrup form and tastes like ass.

feel oddly cold too. took me a minute to realize that while i still was warm, it was that ‘shiver’ reflex kicking in. it’s a lot like when
you get a chill at the back of your neck, but somewhat continuous.

So what’s in this magical bottle of awesome? Caffeine, Green Tea, Yerba Mate, 5-HTP (5 hydroxy-1-tryptophan), cAMP, Yohimbe, Evodiamine, and Vinpocetine. And a few other things.

I know, I know, so here’s some more info:

cAMP is cyclic adenosine monophosphate. It supposedly “sparks many intercellular processes.” Whatever that means. Increased concentrations supposedly raise thyroid horomone levels, and help fat burning (would help explain why it’s in a fat-burning supplement).

Yohimbe is a bark extract from a tree in Africa. It’s considered a natural aphrodisiac, and sold here to treat impotency, dilate pupils, and stimulate fat loss. It can also mess with your blood pressure, so watch out.

Evodiamine is derived from some Chinese fruit called Evodia Rutaecarpa. Supposedly burns fat.

Vinpocetine is an alkaloid derived from some periwinkle plant. It is used in Europe, Japan, and Mexico to treat crebrovascular and cognitive disorders. Some people claims it elevates metabolism, but with no proof.

And the interesting one in the group: 5-HTP. I made sure to spell it out, so the smart ones in the group have already figured out the key: Tryptophan. It’s the same stuff in turkey that makes you sleepy, and there’s scientific evidence of it. The 5-HTP compound is sometimes used to treat mild depression since, somehow, it can increase serotonin levels. It can also affect appetite, which may be part of why they put it in here. The other part? When you’re jacking up a drink with this much caffeine, you’re going to get jitters and “scatterbrain.” This may actually cut the disconnected thoughts out and allow you to think normally, but still give you the energy effects of caffeine. Awesome.

Apparently you can buy this stuff at places like Super Supplements, GNC, and even some 7-11s. The concentrate isn’t something you should take a guzzle of. Or even a large sip. If you search on the internet, you can see some people who took the recommended dose, and started blacking out towards the end of a workout. Blacking out. 4 mililiters. Damn. There’s also a ready-to-drink version (I would bet that’s the one at 7-11), and half a bottle is all that’s recommended. Pay attention to it. People are comparing the 1/2 bottle to a full hit of ephedra. Unless you’ve done that before and know the effect it has on your body, don’t go doing anything macho with this one.

Just for poignant measure, look at this review:

I recently purchased the liquid form of redline at a local 7 Eleven store.

It was the first time I have ever drank an energy drink that had such an affect. With in a few minutes , I started to sweat and shake. Being familiar with the effects of narcotics, I must say the feeling felt a lot like cocaine feels.

The most disturbing trait is that my penis shriveled up like I just got out of the icy cold ocean. I can’t help but think that this product will be taken off the market. The effects are too strong for some minors and may not be safe for people on certain medication which are yet to be known.

And this one:

I tried Redline today while heading to work. I am a huge fan of RedBull & Diet Rockstar. I am 33 years old & in excellent condition.

Having not read the warning label I drank the whole bottle within 5 minutes. Within 10 minutes I was blacking out behind the wheel & shaking uncontrollably. I pulled over at a gas station — I was having difficulty in swallowing and could not stand, breathe or see straight.

I could not even walk for the convulsions. A bystander called the paramedics. Needless to say – my blood pressure was sky high & I thought I was on my way out.

I feel this drink is extremely dangerous & should not be on the market. There needs to be a very visible warning label not to drink the whole bottle for beginners. It has been 5 hours now & I still do not feel normal.

This drink could seriously kill someone if not informed.
I am sorry but I will never drink this again nor recommend it to fellow peers.

Drinks are reviewed by an independent drink reviewer and do not necessarily reflect the views or beliefs of this site.

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  • smith

    thanks alot very good blog

  • br@dley

    I always Drink this and I love it I dont understand how someone could black out tho???
    Maybe I just have a high tolerance 😛

  • dan

    ohhh okk what the hell are these people talking about..im 19, in good health..the first time i drank it..i was bouncin off the walls with so much energry it was great. then after that..i drink them for a little energy boost and it does nothing to me at all…

  • You can pick up the ready to drink stuff at GNC. My wife’s friend loves them. I tried one Friday night, the withdrawl is horible. I’ve never had caffine withdrawls (headaches, etc) aside from being a little tired after coming down. I’ve been dragging all weekend and a have on killer of a headache… This stuff can’t be good.

  • Chris

    I use Redline before every workout… half a can. Since I started using it I have some of the best workouts I’ve ever had! A great pump and a good sweat.
    I guess I should go stock up on it before blogs like this get it removed from the market.

  • Will

    wow i warn people all the time about redline rtd’s, i once drank one within 5 minutes, walked around and drank another within 10 minutes, walked around and felt a high that usually cant be achieved with legal drugs, hahaha, but after that this horrible feeling comes over your body and you feel sick to your stomach, never did i feel like blacking out or anything that extreme, just a sick feelings for around a whole day, be careful everyone, if you must drink them, the absolute limit is ONE

  • Evil Monkey

    People, people, don’t get me wrong, I don’t want this stuff off the market. I’m all about the everything-should-be-legal mindset, but people need to know about these kind of things. The kind of people that pound monster energy drinks for fun may not look at the labels of more powerful energy drinks. If I thought it was dangerous and wanted it off the market, the title would have more accurately reflected that.

  • Kannon

    Never tried the stuff, but there should be a warning lable on the stuff. I’m all for caffine, but I’m a bit scared to try the stuff, for fear of triggering something. (I’m bipolar, caffine throws me into a manic state… I’d be flying on this stuff… (3 or 4 bottles of mt. dew will do it, what the hell would this stuff do?)

  • zach

    why is this legal but pot isnt?

  • Chelsea

    i must buy this tommrow at 711. i’m scred because i’m only 16. is it legal to my age? i really hope it dosen’t kill me but the thought is kinda exciting. n_n

  • miickEe./


    This stuff sounds like it’s just begging to be mixed with smoe Vodka or some shit. 🙂 Sounds appealing and incredibly safe.

    If you ‘aint craving this coffin-in-a-can, then you ‘aint nothin’!

  • Ub3rChief

    Hey, I’d like to know how much everybody who’s used this stuff weighs. I’m 15 (almost 16) and about 170, so I’m not afraid of a little energy drink. But from what I’ve read here I’ll have to try it. Drank a can of Red Bull once and didn’t notice much… or I can’t remember noticing much. Anyway, I’m going to get some of this today or tomorrow.

  • Shaina

    oh my god. my friend who is 18 is obsessed with energy drinks and she gave me a sip and i i got so hyper. then i bought one the next day i couldnt stop shaking. i read the warning label so i didnt drink on an empty stomach, but boy oh boy was i bouncing off the walls! considering im not 18 yet it probably had a higher affect on me. but wuteverr, i think im addicted. this stuff tastes kinda like medicine, but its good in my opinion. and even though its kind of like a liquid version of speed, i really hope it doesnt go off the market! 🙁

  • dawg

    Woah…I ought to get myself some of this. Amazon is selling 8 oz cans and 120/240 ml concentrates. Are people’s experiences from the concentrate or the 8 oz can?

  • Gratefullab

    I need me some of that! No penis – no problem.

  • Jackal

    I work at GNC and I sell this drink way too much. I ALWAYS warn people NOT to drink more than half. Always.

    It’s by far the strongest shit I’ve seen at GNC.

    Can you add this drink to the “Death by Caffeine” Calcular? I’d like to see the results.

  • bryan


  • Jeff Pritchard

    Just downed two bottles of this with my friend. Good stuff. Having trouble typing… but I’ll definatly live. Not THAT bad for someone who drinks rockstar after rockstar on a normal day.

  • max!

    drank a whole bottle of the pre-mixed shtuff, and while it definately had a nice kick compared to most other energy drinks, its not going to mess you up like all these people are saying. kept me going for most of the day, but i didnt get any of the hyped-shivering and its still more effective and cheaper to brew your own coffee


    redline>bawls in buisness
    bawls>redline in taste

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Last Modified: March 25, 2015