Entries tagged ‘caffeine’
- 11.7.11Four Loko Recycled Into Ethanol, New Beer Cans
Four Loko, my high-alcohol, super-caffeinated, hard-to-get Saturday morning breakfast treat is being recycled into ethanol and other products after federal authorities told manufacturers the beverages were dangerous and caused users to become “wide-awake drunk,” according to the AP.
- 011.9.10What Alcohol Does to Your Brain and Body
Everyone seems to takes their cues on how alcohol affects the mind and body from an eclectic mix of knowledge: personal experience, pop culture, tall tales of long nights, the latest studies to make the news, and second-hand tips. Lifehacker posted a good meta-article culled from a few reliable sources about the science of alcohol and its effect on your brain and body when you drink.
- 06.27.08Anheuser-Busch Stops Alcoholic Energy Drinks
Sure is a LOT of A-B in the news lately. Anheuser-Busch will reformulate its alcoholic energy drinks to remove caffeine and other stimulants they contain as part of a nationwide legal settlement. An investigation by attorneys general of 11 states found the largest U.S. brewer was marketing its caffeinated alcoholic beverages to minors and misrepresenting […]