Caffeine In Starbucks Doubleshot Energy Mocha

Starbucks Doubleshot Energy

Last updated on October 26th, 2023 at 20:55

Starbucks Doubleshot Energy is a delicious energy-based coffee drink from Starbucks that is available in 4 different flavors and 15 Ounce (450 ml) cans. They are tasty, delicious and very well-thought-out for a holistic energy boost.

Keep reading for the details.

What Is Starbucks Doubleshot Energy?

Starbucks Doubleshot Energy is a coffee based energy drink by Starbucks with the name coming from the doubleshot of their signature 100% Arabica coffee.

It’s much more than simply caffeine giving you the energy boost the inclusion of niacin, a B vitamin that aids with the conversion of food to energy.

The use of herbs Guarana and Panax Ginseng as well as vitamins A, C and D3 ensure that you get plenty of nutrition while you get stimulated by the caffeine content.

What Is Starbucks Doubleshot Energy
Starbucks Doubleshot Energy Vanilla

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Starbucks Doubleshot Energy Caffeine Content

The amount of total caffeine in a 15 fluid ounce (450 ml) can of Starbucks doubleshot energy coffee contains the same amount of caffeine for all flavors, be it a vanilla doubleshot energy, or mocha, hazelnut, white chocolate or rich Starbucks coffee flavor is a standard 135 milligrams of caffeine which works out to be 9 mg per fluid ounce.

Starbucks Doubleshot Energy Ingredients

As I alluded to earlier, this is a very well-thought-out energy drink with a very interesting ingredient list, due to which you end up with a very smooth and sustained energy boost from many different angles and not just from the caffeine content.

Here is the full ingredient list:

Starbucks coffee (100% Arabica coffee) sugar, skim milk, reduced fat milk, taurine, dextrose, maltodextrin, natural flavor, cellulose gum, niacinamide, ascorbic acid (vitamin C) Guarana seed extract (Paulina Cupana), sodium ascorbate, inositol, sucralose, Pyridoxin hydrochloride (vitamin B6), Tricalcium phosphate, Vitamin D3 and vitamin A.

What catches my attention with the notable vitamins is the presence of vitamin A, which is good for a number of things like your eyesight and building white blood cells and your immune system.

Vitamin C, a potent antioxidant, and D3 are both good for your immune health too.

How Long Does Starbucks Doubleshot Energy Last?

As far as the energy boost and stimulation is concerned, the energy boost and stimulation effects will last for 3 to 4 hours on average for most people.

The drink itself will keep well for 6 to 9 months beyond the best before date printed on the can. 6 months if you store it at room temperature and 9 months if you keep it in your fridge.

How Long Does Starbucks Doubleshot Energy Last
Starbucks Doubleshot Energy White Chocolate

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Is Starbucks Doubleshot Energy Bad For You?

No, Starbucks Doubleshot Energy is not bad for you at all. I’d go as far as saying that it is good for you due to the nutritional profile and being fortified with vitamins, minerals and herbs like Guarana and Panax Ginseng.

Also, coffee is naturally high in flavonoids, phenolic compounds and powerful antioxidants. There are thousands of peer-reviewed studies that indicate some very powerful health benefits of regular coffee consumption.

The caffeine content of 135 mg per can is well below the recommended daily maximum of 400 mg for healthy adults and 200 mg for nursing and pregnant women. You have no worries or problems with over stimulation.

Frequently Asked Questions About Starbucks Doubleshot Energy

Is Starbucks Doubleshot Espresso Strong?

Starbucks doubleshot espresso has a total caffeine content of 135 mg of caffeine, which is the equivalent of a doppio, a doubleshot of espresso. In my opinion, it is strong but not too strong and gives you an ample caffeine kick.

What Is Starbucks Doubleshot Made Of?

A Starbucks doubleshot is made with three or four key ingredients:

  • Milk.
  • Classic syrup.
  • Espresso.
  • Flavored syrup for the flavored syrup.

Is Starbucks DoubleShot Energy An Energy Drink Or Coffee?

Starbucks DoubleShot Energy is a coffee based energy drink. It is coffee with B vitamins, guarana, taurine and ginseng.

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How Many Shots Of Espresso Are In A Starbucks Doubleshot?

It’s called a doubleshot because it has a doubleshot of espresso coffee with a little milk added.

Does Starbucks Doubleshot Energy Have Taurine?

Yes, a can of Starbucks doubleshot energy has 1,800 mg of taurine.

Who Owns Starbucks DoubleShot?

Starbucks Doubleshot is a collaboration between the coffee conglomerate and their distribution partner PepsiCo.

Is 135 mg Caffeine A Lot?

135 mg, the amount of caffeine that is in a Starbucks doubleshot energy. It’s the equivalent of two shots of espresso from a regular coffee shop and the average 8 ounce (240 ml) cup of dripped coffee.

Can A Sip Of Coffee Give You Energy?

A cup of coffee can most certainly give you energy, but a single sip of coffee is most unlikely to give you much stimulation unless you are hyper sensitive to caffeine.

Final Thoughts – Starbucks Doubleshot Energy

If you haven’t yet tried Starbucks Doubleshot energy, I suggest that you try each of the flavors and find which is yoru favorite and enjoy it as it is. Serve it chilled with ice, as an iced coffee, and later you can experiment with adding whipped cream, or heavy cream topping if you so wish.

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