Lucozade Alert Tropical Burst

October 2nd, 2021

I had high hopes for this drink – a new premium brand energy drink for the first time in a while. Sadly though, whilst it was ok to drink, it wasn’t anything special at all. It was basically the same as any other bargain shop can of tropical flavoured energy drink, only at premium prices. Flavour-wise it was strong and artificial, and quite sickly after a while. Like the cherry flavour, this would have benefited from being sold as a smaller 250ml can.

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Caffeine: 32mg/100ml Tags:
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Calories: 17kCal/100ml
Size: 500ml
Sold By: Premier Stores UK
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NOCCO Tropical

August 29th, 2020

Now here’s the tropical NOCCO – but don’t get this one, get the pineapple one I reviewed last week. This one is a bit sharp and synthetic tasting, quite difficult to get through the whole can really.

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Caffeine: 55mg/100ml Tags:
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Calories: 4kCal/100ml
Size: 330ml
Sold By: Morrisons
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Mad-Croc

February 22nd, 2020

I was expecting a bog standard clone drink, but there was a definite tropical flavour to it. Very sweet and with a sickly aftertaste, but not too overpowering.

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Caffeine: 32mg/100ml Tags:
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Calories: 46kCal/100ml
Size: 250ml
Sold By: Poundstretcher
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Flyte: Green Mango

January 4th, 2020

This is an odd one to describe. The ingredients lists fruit juices from concentrate: grape, passion fruit, lemon and lime. It also lists ‘flavourings’… but, and critically, there is specifically no mango mentioned anywhere specifically. In a green mango flavoured drink. I’d never heard of a green mango before so I had to Google it, and the first result was a Wikipedia entry about a type of Hummingbird of that name. I’m assuming the drink doesn’t contain hummingbird as that might go against its vegan credentials. Anyway, regardless of what it’s called and what it does or doesn’t contain, it’s a tropical flavoured energy drink, and nothing fancier or more complicated than that.

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Caffeine: 30.3mg/100ml Tags:
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Calories: 12kCal/100ml
Size: 250ml
Sold By: Paddington Station
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SIS Go Caffeine Shot Tropical

April 13th, 2019

Slightly different to the taste I was expecting – the usual energy shot flavour is one that’s very bitter with quite a nasty aftertaste, but this one was instead very sharp with a sweet aftertaste. It still made me draw back my lips from my teeth and make a hissing sound, but it was nowhere near bad enough to make me question my motives in trying the shot this time. It’s pretty high in caffeine even for a shot and gave me a boost in pretty much record time… not a drink to be taken lightly!

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Caffeine: 250mg/100ml Tags:
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Calories: 14kCal/100ml
Size: 60ml
Sold By: Sainsbury's
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Dark Thunder Tropical Storm

February 23rd, 2019

I have to hand it to Aldi, their Dark Thunder range is going down well with me. This tropical flavour drink is much closer to orange in my opinion, but that’s no bad thing. It’s slightly on the sickly side after a large can has been downed, but it’s still tasty and refreshing over all.

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Caffeine: 30mg/100ml Tags:
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Calories: 3kCal/100ml
Size: 500ml
Sold By: Aldi
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Red Bull – The Tropical Edition Sugar Free

June 16th, 2018

Red Bull does it again and manages a smooth and easy to drink energy drink. This time it’s sugar free too, but it’s losing marks for originality because everyone is doing a tropical flavour these days.

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Caffeine: 32mg/100ml Tags:
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Calories: 3kCal/100ml
Size: 250ml
Sold By: Poundland
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Hell Strong Focus

April 21st, 2018

From the outside of the can it’s not possible, so far as I can tell, to work out what flavour it’s going to be. Well, the blurb is mostly in Greek so that doesn’t help me, but it still doesn’t seem obvious. Well, it turns out it’s tropical flavoured! It’s a subtle and sweet flavour, not too sharp. It also declares that it is 20% more caffeinated than normal drinks which is backed up by the 38.4mg/100ml caffeine content. That’s about 20% more than a regular 32mg/100ml drink. In reality, that’s not enough for me to have noticed any difference (not like some of the crazy strong drinks I tried in the US last year). Overall it’s a nice drink though, and it picked me up as expected!

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Caffeine: 38.4mg/100ml Tags:
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Calories: 47kCal/100ml
Size: 250ml
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Rockstar Organic Energy: Island Fruit

July 15th, 2017

Containing half the caffeine of regular Rockstar Energy drinks, this organic version is like a tropical drink but leaning towards lime quite a bit. It’s really good even if you’re not fussed about the whole organic certified labelling.

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Caffeine: 36mg/100ml Tags:
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Calories: 45kCal/100ml
Size: 444ml
Sold By: 7-Eleven, San Francisco
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