Saturday, September 13, 2014

Realtree Outdoor Energy Blaze Orange Review

I know that the can label is essentially camo, but the orange makes it really appealing to me for some reason. This is the second Realtree energy drink I have had and this one, believe or not, contains even MORE sugar than the Arctic Ice one I had earlier.


Well with a name like Blaze Orange, what do you think this energy drink tastes like? with a twist of tangerine thrown in at the end. The first couple of sips were very refreshing and felt great as the first beverage of the morning after a night of drinking. However, once the flavor settled, the sweetness came up and stuck around until the very end. Unlike Arctic Ice which was very sweet, this flavor is EXTREMELY sweet. There are 68 grams of sugar in the can, all from high fructose corn syrup. In fact it is so sweet that after a few sips the sweetness overpowers most of the flavor.

The only saving grace is the slightly acidic orange which cuts the sweetness in the aftertaste just a tiny notch down. If it wasn't for that, I think the sweetness will be unbearable.


Like the Arctic Ice, there are 160 mg of caffeine in the can and just like it the rush comes in quick, the jitters are strong and the overall energy is just very rough. If you are using this for outdoor activities, it will work great, however, if you need the energy for concentration, I would suggest to get something else with less sugar and a bit more refined energy delivery method.

Cost - $3
Taste - 7.5/10
Energy - 8/10

Overall - 15.5/20...sooo very sweet

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