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Opinions on Mio Energy?

Opinions for a coffee replacement when it is hot as hell out? 100+ temps and hot coffee are not a match made in heaven.

Iced coffee?

Another good fix for a morning pick me up when you get sick of coffee is yerba mate. You can also brew this normally and then add some ice.

You want people to list cold drinks that have caffeine?

lulz

Vanilla Metabolic Drive, Ice, instant coffee powder / shot of espresso. Blend. Drink. Not rocket science.

caffeine tablets

So there must be something in this stuff that makes it a poor choice?

Hi OP.

Apparetnly in Spain, in the summer, a popular drink is an espresso shot poured over a cube of ice.

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[quote]TheDude84 wrote:
So there must be something in this stuff that makes it a poor choice?[/quote]

No, I don’t think so. It seemed in your original post that you were looking for alternatives to hot, caffeinated drinks so people are giving you options. Mio is fine.

[quote]TheDude84 wrote:
So there must be something in this stuff that makes it a poor choice?[/quote]
Not really.

I haven’t tried it, but it says it has 60mg caffeine and token amounts of ginseng, guarana, and some other stuff. If it gives you the boost you’re looking for, have at it, but like Jackie said, you were getting grief because you seemed stumped for an energy drink other than hot coffee.

Personally, I’d go for a Spike Shooter right from the fridge or an iced Americano from Starbucks (if I feel like being fancy).

I can’t stand coffee myself. Currently my breakfast involves switching back and forth between brain candy, and sugar free AMP. I like the AMP not only for it’s flavor, but the fact that I can spread out 2 cans over time, giving me something to drink.

I also love Spike Shooter. My only problem with that drink is that it is gone so fast, and it’s not a good idea to drink more then one. (I prefer the Shooter over the 16oz.)

Spike pills are another option here.

I am going to be taking a break from caffeine before too long though. I need to resensitize myself to it.

[quote]Chris Colucci wrote:
… or an iced Americano from Starbucks (if I feel like being fancy).
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Did I really just get facepalmed by theBird? Geez.

[quote]The Mage wrote:
I also love Spike Shooter. My only problem with that drink is that it is gone so fast, and it’s not a good idea to drink more then one.[/quote]
I usually mix the Spike drinks with diet soda to address this exact situation. Diet Sprite, caffeine-free Diet Coke, even flavored seltzer. I’ve used orange juice a few times, but I wouldn’t call that a total success. (The juice gets “clotted” and kinda funky.)