Caffiend: Sucker Punch

Ed Hardy might have tried to corner the rockabilly and hot rod market with his own designer energy drinks, but he's got some tough competition in Sucker Punch, a new drink made by old school motorcycle and chopper company Sucker Punch Sally's.

Looks like: A vintage soda, with a retro design featuring an old car on a dark can. The drink itself is a mellow yellow color.

Smells like: A subtle, fruity cream soda.

Tastes like: Cream soda, with a hint of lemon and orange. Sucker Punch lacks the strange sour bite of many energy drinks and goes down smooth. It tastes more like carbonated fruit juice than a sugary soda.

Caffeine and other contents: A 12 ounce can contains 80 mg of caffeine, the same amount as an 8 ounce can of Red Bull. Sucker Punch also includes 1000 mg of Taurine, 28 grams of sugar, B vitamins, and amino acids L-Carnitine and L-Glutamine.

Caffeine kick: Slightly less stimulating than a Red Bull, Sucker Punch still provides a decent short-term energy boost, similar to a cup of coffee. The kick wears off within 45 minutes, but this stuff tastes so good, you probably won't mind having to refuel.


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