Review: Rockstar Revolt – Killer Citrus


Rockstar Revolt - Killer Citrus

Notable for higher caffeine content, the citrus flavor is actually quite good. Smooth overall with a small pucker factor.

Review: Monster Energy Gronk


Monster Energy Gronk

Unless you still think Deflategate was a conspiracy against the Patriots, you’ll want take a pass on this flavor. It’s a fumble.

On the Shelf: Monster Energy Ultra Sunrise & Monster Energy Unleaded


Monster Energy Ultra Sunrise & Unleaded

Monster Energy looks to take on Mountain Dew Kickstart. And a caffeine free Monster? What’s that all about?

Review: Monster Energy Ultra Black


Monster Energy Ultra Black

A black cherry-flavored Monster? That actually tastes good? And has zero calories? Where can I find it? 7-Eleven.

Review: Red Bull – The Summer Edition


Red Bull - The Summer Edition

Red Bull breaks with tradition and rolls out a limited time “tropical” flavor, featuring the tastes of papaya, pineapple, and mango. Surprisingly good!

Review: Monster Energy Ultra – Ultra Red, Zero Ultra, & Ultra Blue


Monster Energy Ultra - Ultra Red, Zero Ultra, & Ultra Blue

A trio of flavored, sugar-free, zero calorie energy drinks from Monster, showcasing cranberry, citrus, and berry flavors. Naming conventions could use some work, but they are solid zero sugar entries.

On the Shelf: 7-Eleven 7-Select Energy Shots


7-Eleven 7-Select Energy Shots

7-Eleven gets into the energy shot game with their own 7 Select-branded shots, now available.

Review: Monster Energy Absolutely Zero


Monster Energy Absolutely Zero

With no sugar, you’ll note a taste difference vs. flagship Monster Energy. However, it’s a fair trade to save 200 calories and still get 8.75 mg/oz of caffeine!

Trademarks on Tap: Pepsi True, Caleb’s Kola, Coca-Cola Life, Monster Energy Green Light, Peace Love Tea, and more!


Trademarks on Tap - January 2014

We look at trademark filings for Caleb’s Kola, Pepsi Smart Fountain, Pepsi True, Sierra Mist Twst, Sierra Mist Sparkling, Sierra Mist Infusions, Sierra Mist Next, Mtn Dew Next, Aquafina FlavorSplash, Coca-Cola Life, Monster Energy Green Light, Peace Love Tea, and Peace Lemonade.

Review: Monster Energy Lo-Carb


Monster Energy Lo-Carb

If you like the taste of Monster, but don’t want to compromise the flavor by going zero calorie, Lo-Carb is a great option to get your energy drink buzz.