SIDEBAR - Beverages and their caffeine content

  • 1 oz. Espresso = 40-70 mg caffeine
  • 16 oz. Starbucks Pike Place = 330 mg caffeine
  • 16 oz. Starbucks decaf Pike Place = 25 mg caffeine
  • 8 oz. home-brewed coffee = 95-200 mg caffeine
  • 8 oz. home-brewed decaf coffee = 2-12 mg caffeine
  • 8 oz. black tea = 14-61 mg caffeine
  • 8 oz. green tea = 24-40 mg caffeine
  • 12 oz. Coca-Cola = 30-35 mg caffeine
  • 12 oz. Diet Coke = 38-47 mg caffeine
  • 12 oz. A&W Root Beer = 0 mg caffeine
  • 12 oz. Barq's Root Beer = 18 mg caffeine
  • 5 Hour Energy = 207 mg caffeine
  • 8 oz. Monster = 80 mg caffeine
  • 8.4 oz. Red Bull = 80 mg caffeine

Caffeine contents provided by the Mayo Clinic: