so it is a Wednesday as I write this. Wednesday mornings for the past about 11 years I have taught a 5:45 am indoor cycle (spin) class at a nearby gym. as I moved around a year ago, that gym is not quite as nearby as it once was so at this point I have to get up at around 4:40 am to get there on time. in general, when it is not Wednesday, I do not get up at 4:40 am. the result being that I am often kind of tired on many Wednesdays. I figured that was the perfect time to review this drink, which is caffinated and energy-ified with guarana and ginseng and such things. I am not usually one to drink caffeine or energy things on the daily. so this should be interesting indeed.
well, this is ok. I suppose the weird stuff they threw in here mess with the taste as it is a bit off, kind of bitter at first. as a root beer it is not great. as a drink in general it is okay. as an energy drink, it seems good. but again, I have only had a few energy drinks in my life, all of them root beer flavored, so for the broad energy drink category I am not the best judge. but for root beer energy drinks, I may be the expert! LOL and this one is probably the best of those that I have had so far. I do actually have at least two more in my fridge/queue so it may be overtaken quite soon. it tastes like a root beer in the middle of the flavor, after that bitter thing fades a bit and before this other taste comes in that reminds me of the aspertame aftertaste a bit. it is something you feel in the corners of your mouth. so if you need an energy boost with your root beer, check this out I suppose.
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|Type:||Root Beer||Comes In:||12oz glass bottle|
|Available:||AK, AZ, CA, CO, FL, IL, IN, MO, NE, NJ, NC, OH, OR, TN, TX, UT, VA||Obtained in:||at Rocket Fizz store|
Ingredients: carbonated natural artesian spring water, pure cane sugar, citric acid, ester gum, caramel color, natural flavors, organic caffeine, organic guarana extract, organic panax ginseng extract, niancimide (Vit B6), cyanocobalamin (Vit B12), flash pasteurized for stability and safety