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Red Bull Energy Drink

BY RED BULL #7 in Energy Drinks

4.1 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars55%
  • 4 Stars24%
  • 3 Stars12%
  • 2 Stars4%
  • 1 Star5%
4.20 / 5 based on 11,505 Reviews


In 1982, Dietrich Mateschitz became aware of products called tonic drinks, which enjoyed widespread popularity throughout Far East. His idea to market these functional drinks outside Asia evolved whilst he sat at a bar at the Mandarin Hotel in Hong Kong. In 1984, Mateschitz founded Red Bull. He fine-tuned the product, developed a unique marketing concept and started selling Red Bull Energy Drink on the Austrian market in 1987. This was not only the launch of a completely new product, in fact it was the birth of a totally new product category. In 2008, Red Bull launched its own Cola: Red Bull Simply Cola -Strong and Natural. Very much in line with the needs of today's consumers, Red Bull Cola - unlike traditional colas - only contains ingredients of 100% natural sources. In 2009, Red Bull extended its product portfolio with Red Bull Energy Shots: Starting in the USA, now gradually rolling out globally. Around 4 billion cans of Red Bull are consumed every year. The responsibility for the success of the world's No. 1 energy drink is shared by the company's 6,900 employees around the world. The Red Bull headquarters are based in Fuschl am See, not far from Salzburg, Austria. Features include: -Pack of twenty four, 8.4-ounces per unit (total of 201.6 ounces)-Functional beverage with a unique combination of ingredients-Specially developed for times of increased mental and physical exertion-Vitalizes body and mind-Increases performance, concentration, reaction speed and improves vigilance

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Red Bull Energy Drink
Red Bull Energy Drink
Reviews (11505)
Q&A (244)
Media (174)
  • "Literally the single best energy rink ive ever had, the taste and the energy it gives you lives up to very expectation you look for in an energy drink " in 402 reviews
  • "I like the original taste over the sugar free, but the other flavors they have came out with are good too, like the Blueberry one." in 336 reviews
  • "By far my favorite energy drink, not only does it taste great by itself but also when you blend it and add some torani flavoring!" in 95 reviews
  • "Red bulls also give you a great energy boost for many hours and doesn't seem to give me a crash like the five hour energy and monster does." in 86 reviews
  • "Not the best tasting carbonated beverage but its a great pick me for a day you really don't want to get out of bed and if your sensitive to caffeine best to stay away from this stuff will make your heart race like your doing cardio" in 44 reviews
Eman S.
Stafford, TX
121 reviews
I can't get into energy drinks... These especially taste like bubble gum to me which is off putting. I also hate drinking this as a chaser when I'm drinking alcohol.
Alyssa D.
Parma Heights , OH
53 reviews
I have been a drinker of redbull for some time now. As soon as I heard about Monster, I stopped drinking Redbull. But it didn't chase me aways when you goet those shots at the bar sometimes. I liked getting the small can, because may the flavor be sweet/tarty, the after taste is hard to get used to. I thought it was pointless to make a sugar free version of it (yuck!) as if the regular was not already bad for you. It can't be good if you consume like say, everyday. I think if you have the occasional, OMG, I woke up late because we were out all night and need to jumpstart my work day with a can of redbull. Well, go ahead and chug it down, if you dare!
Sarita H.
Mountain View, CA
103 reviews
I am definitely one of those people that don't like it, I could be the few out there. HA! It all started when I was doing Jagerbombs, mind you that was the first time I had ever had one. Anyways they used redbull obviously, and I just could not hack the taste or smell. To this day I still cannot stand the smell of it, not sure of the taste since I haven't had it sense forever ago. I rarely drink energy drinks to begin with and I would definitely not pick redbull. My husband drinks it on the other hand and loves it. I can't stand it when he drinks it too close to me. The taste to me like some kind of medicine you'd had to take when your a kid, not good.
Allison J.
Fargo, ND
37 reviews
If you're trying to get fit, stay fit, and/or lose weight, this product is a definite no no! It is loaded with sugar which sabotages your progress by raising your glucose levels and then bringing them crashing down. This activity is how fat is accumulated on your body. The rise and fall or your glucose levels. You need to keep these levels consistent in order to see any real results! I always tell myself when I crave something that I would rather eat my calories than drink them!!
Jennie T.
Portland, OR
24 reviews
I will admit that I didn't like Red Bull at first. I hated it for many years, the flavor was to pungent and acidic for me to handle. After cycling through several energy drink brands, I landed back at Red Bull. I love that I feel more energized and ready to go after drinking such a small can, compared to the other brand's larger drink size. A smaller can means less calories. I prefer the original flavor, and I do not drink the sugar free because I'm not a fan of artifical sweetness. Perhaps they could look into stevia for a sugar free version! :) Anyway, I'm always drinking this and I can't believe I ever hated it because of how much I rely on it.
Paige H.
Riceville, TN
92 reviews
These are my go to when it's too early to function. I prefer the original flavor. The energy and focus the drink gives me is enough to get my through 12 hour shifts.
Jayme S.
Bald Knob, AR
100 reviews
While I can say that they do give you the pick me up that you are looking for, but for me that wasn't positive. The first time I had one I had half of one and after that I was bouncing on the wall at beauty school, accidentally slashed my thumb with a safety blade, burnt my palm with a straight iron, and finally when I went home I was still bouncing. I was banned from drinking them at home. The next time I had one I only had a few sips of one since I was tired and had to drive at night. I turned into a zombie, and ended up with chest pains to the point I almost went to the hospital. Just be careful how much of this you drink and what your reactions are.
Ashley C.
Newport News
8 reviews
I buy probably 5 redbull a week. It's become part of my work routine. Tastes great, no crash, doesn't make you more thirsty like soda and some other energy drinks.
Shelby H.
50 reviews
There aren’t enough words to say how much I love this drink. It’s amazing. I love everything from the taste down to the last drop. It’s the perfect amount of energy too!!!
Brenda V.
Pharr, TX
220 reviews
Great energy drink I took it during my midnight shift I was so sleepy I had to take one and it kept me wide awake and energize definitely recommend if you need energy.
Beth G.
Castro Valley, CA
20 reviews
Do you like the regular Red Bull or sugar free better?
Ariel G.
Sharon, MA
112 reviews
What is your favorite energy drink BESIDES red bull? :)
Gabriella R.
Moorpark, CA
131 reviews
Red Bull or Monster?
takeisha R.
Gary, IN
18 reviews
How many is to many?
Danielle L.
Ringgold , GA
47 reviews
Does anyone have a preference between the sugar free and the regular?

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