Boo Koo Energy drink and Energy shots by Vimgo

 

 

The best way I can describe Boo Koo Energy drink is the giant bastard son of Mountain Dew and 7 Up with a bit of mineral water thrown in to ad just a hint of inbreeding.  I’m sitting here writing this staring at the can wondering why in the HELL I am still drinking this….maybe because it cost me $2.75…maybe because it does in fact keep giving me little spikes of energy….maybe because I feel obligated to actually drink an entire can of something that I am writing a review about…I don’t really know….but what I do know is that this is not making my list of things to try with alcohol….one big ass can is enough for me.  Strangely though, had this been in smaller cans I think I could have probably tolerated it a bit more…but after 18 oz’s down and 6 more to go I am thoroughly sick of this drink.  Now, some of you out there might really go for this one…it’s big, only about $.75 more than a Red Bull, and does in fact taste similar to the many citrus soft drinks out there (Sprite, 7 Up, Mountain Dew, Squirt).  The problem is that in mass the flavor gets old fast.  It leaves a kind of odd after taste as well….sort of like grapefruit and copper…strange metallic…not overly offensive, but not at all smooth either.  And be sure to drink it quick….as it gets warm it gets worse.  DEFINITLY better served ICE cold.  One thing I will say for Boo Koo is that it does do its job.  I was on a nice energy kick for quite a while with this big fellow, though with 24 oz’s of any taurine powered caffeinated drink I would not expect anything less.  Over all I probably wouldn’t pick boo Koo as a first, second, or even third choice off the shelves.  There are many other drinks out there that I genuinely enjoy drinking with or without the need for a pick me up, but I know that for some of you out there this one is …