Monster Energy Drink

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Monster Energy Drink and associated brands have become the number 2 top selling energy drink worldwide and can now be found in many countries.

Note: Monster Energy Drink in the UK, Australia, New Zealand, and most other countries comes in a 500ml can with no more than 160mg of caffeine.

The complete Monster Energy Drink line comes in over 40 different varieties and varies according to location.

The original Monster Energy Drink comes in a 16oz can as well as Mega Monster size can, which is a 24oz resealable screw top.

Variations of Monster Energy Drink by Country

Monster Variation Caffeine per Can Location
Original 160mg All Markets
Ultra Red 140mg USA, UK
Zero Ultra 140mg USA, Canada
Ultra Black 137mg USA
Ultra Blue 140mg USA
Ultra Sunrise 150mg USA, UK
Ultra Violet 140mg USA
Absolutely Zero 140mg USA, UK, NZ
Assault 160mg USA, UK
M-80 160mg USA
M3 160mg USA
Lo-Carb 140mg USA, NZ
Cuba Lima 160mg USA
Ubermonster 187mg USA
Khaos 154mg USA, UK
Pipeline Punch 160mg USA
Mango Loco 152mg USA
Import 179mg USA, NZ
Import Light ?  
Ripper 160mg USA, UK
The Doctor/ VR46 160mg UK, AUS, NZ
LH44 160mg UK, AUS, NZ
Gronk 160 USA
Export 76mg UK
Lo-Cal 140mg Canada
MIXXD 160mg Canada
Mega Monster 240mg USA
Monster Unleaded 0 mg USA
Java Monster Line    
Loca Moca 188mg USA
Kona Blend 188mg USA
Irish Blend 188mg USA
Salted Caramel 160mg USA
Toffee 188mg USA
Kona Cappuccino 188mg USA
Vanilla Light 188mg USA
Mean Bean 188mg USA
Monster Energy Coffee 150 mg USA
Muscle Monster Line    
Chocolate 157mg USA
Coffee 156mg USA
Vanilla 157mg USA
Strawberry 156mg USA
Banana 156mg USA
Monter Maxx    
Super Dry 180mg USA
Eclipse 180mg USA
Solaris 180mg USA
Anti-Gravity 160mg USA
Black Ice 160mg USA
Monster Rehab Line    
Green Tea 155mg USA
Rojo 161mg USA, UK
Tea + Dragon Fruit 150 mg USA
Peach Tea 158 mg USA
Raspberry Tea 158mg USA
Orangeade 157mg USA, NZ
Pink Lemonade 161mg USA
Tea + Lemonade 161mg USA, NZ, UK
Protean 160mg Canada
Monster Punch (DUB) Line    
Punch: Ballers Blend 160mg USA
Punch: Mad Dog 160mg USA
Monster Mutant 115 USA
Monster Hydro 120 USA

Availability of varieties in other countries can be found at and then selecting the country of your choice. Monster is available in over 50 countries.

Monster has begun scaling back what varieties they offer in other countries, thus limiting the majority of their offerings to the US market. 

Note: Consumer Reports recently tested Monster and found it to have, on average, 184mg per 16 fl.oz. can. This is slightly more than what Monster states, which we have listed above.

Many of the Monster drinks have the same caffeine content per ounce, but some are slightly higher due to the same energy blend being used in drinks with less volume.

The caffeine content is less per ounce in countries with stricter caffeine laws such as Australia and New Zealand. 

Monster Energy has a similar marketing plan to that of their biggest rival Red Bull. They sponsor huge extreme sporting events as well as individuals in each sport. Also, you will see them promoted at music festivals around the world.

Monster is the parent company of Hansen Beverages who produce a line of natural soft drinks. Monster Energy's headquarters are located in California, USA.

Coca-Cola recently bought a 17% stake in the company

Where To Buy Monster Energy Drink

Monster Energy, Green, Original, Energy Drink 16 Ounce (Pack of 24)

Price: $32.99 $32.99 Available from Amazon / Monster Energy

Monster Energy, Zero Ultra, Sugar Free Energy Drink, 16 Ounce (Pack of 24)

Price: $38.88 Available from Amazon / Monster Energy

Monster Energy, Ultra Sunrise, Sugar Free Energy Drink, 16 Ounce (Pack of 24)

Price: $37.44 $28.39 Available from Amazon / Monster Energy

Monster Energy, Ultra Violet, Sugar Free Energy Drink, 16 Ounce (Pack of 24)

Price: $32.99 $30.50 Available from Amazon / Monster Energy

Monster Energy, Lo-Carb, Energy Drink, 16 Ounce (Pack of 20)

Price: $29.95 $26.65 Available from Amazon / Monster Energy

Ingredients in Monster Energy Drink

(Monster Energy) Carbonated water, sucrose, glucose, citric acid, taurine, natural flavors, sodium citrate, l-carnitine, panax ginseng root extract, ascorbic acid, caffeine, sodium chloride, niacinamide, riboflavin, guarana seed extract, inositol, glucuronalactone, pyridoxine hydrochloride, cyanobalamin.

Sugar content: 54 grams (per 16 ounces).

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Caffeine Concentration

Monster Energy Drink contains 10.00 mgs of caffeine per fluid ounce (33.81mg/100 ml).

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Monster website at Caffeine amounts received from Technical Director of Monster Beverage Company.