The drinks come in Root Beer Rush, Cherry Charge and Asian Experience flavors.
The list of ingredients reveals familiar stimulants: Guarana, Ginseng, Green Tea, and Yerba Mate.
Perhaps only Steven Seagal can answer how Goji Berries, Cordyceps, Ginkgo Biloba and B-Vitamins can give you an energy boost, or maybe he cannot, but they are also on the list of the ingredients.
So from a marketing point of view, more is better, thus I understand the reasoning behind eight ingredients in one drink. Other than that, it is puzzling.
They cannot be all effective at the same time – especially when dissolved in “liquid sugar” – which is abundantly present in Lighting Bolt in a form of a cane juice concentrate.
If you need an alternative to raisins, Goji Berries are great with morning oatmeal; Ginkgo Biloba has been proven useless.
And I do not know about you, but I do not need the Chinese caterpillar fungus (a.k.a. Cordyceps) – that reportedly induces sex steroid-like effects in mice – in my energy drink.