Brands The Best Energy Drink Brands  

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They keep you energized, revved, and alert: here is a list of the best energy drink brands in the world. This list of energy drinks is crowdsourced and ranked by a community of energy drink lovers. The energy drink business has grown from a niche market to a multibillion dollar industry in a relatively short amount of time. In 2012, Red Bull sold more than $3.3 billion worth of energy drinks in the United States and Monster sold more than $3 billion in the U.S. Both of these brands increase their sales by about 15% year after year. While Red Bull and Monster are the two main energy drink brands in the U.S., several other smaller energy drink brands have cropped up and benefited from their success. BOMBA, Bawls and TaB have found success by appealing to a slightly different segment of the market. 

Why are there so many energy drink brands and why does the market continue to grow? The once-niche market has reached out to a wider demographic in recent years and has started appealing to new consumers by offering sugar-free options and drinks rich in Vitamin B. Now, 30% of energy drink consumers are women. Popular energy drinks have also become experts at retaining customers as they grow older while still appealing to younger high school and college-age kids.  

While top energy drinks have been criticized for their harmful health effects (energy drinks can increase blood pressure over time and disrupt the natural rhythm of the heart), most are perfectly safe if enjoyed in moderation. 

Vote on your favorite brand on this energy drink list and add additional items if your favorite is missing. 
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1
2,219 1,305
Red Bull is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Energy Drink Brands
2
2,061 1,118
Monster Energy is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Energy Drink Brands
3
1,495 1,294
Rockstar is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Energy Drink Brands
4
1,216 1,189
NOS is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Energy Drink Brands
5
1,072 1,196
Starbucks is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Energy Drink Brands
Coffee and Tea Manufacturing, Coffeehouse, Limited-Service Restaurants
6
1,877 1,497
XS Energy is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Energy Drink Brands
7
1,749 1,697
Giddy Up is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Energy Drink Brands
8
1,018 1,182
5 Hour Energy is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Energy Drink Brands
9
275 234
Mountain Dew is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Energy Drink Brands
MushfiqueMomin added
10
821 892
Bomb Energy Drink is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Energy Drink Brands
thebombnation added
11
171 117
Monster Beverage is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Energy Drink Brands
LaChance added Bottled and Canned Soft Drinks and Carbonated Waters
12
1,004 1,127
AMP is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Energy Drink Brands
13
726 1,040
Kick Start is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Energy Drink Brands
14
452 485
Power Horse is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Energy Drink Brands
simariss06 added
15
743 1,081
Full Throttle is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Energy Drink Brands
16
486 843
Xyience is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Energy Drink Brands
17
416 755
Code Red is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Energy Drink Brands
aryshi added
18
382 748
Jolt Energy Drink is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Energy Drink Brands
zxray added
19
457 773
Burn Energy is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Energy Drink Brands
Mabie1 added
20
422 764
AdvoCare Spark is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Energy Drink Brands
jschro1861 added
21
463 814
Verve is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Energy Drink Brands
BryanL.R.Benner added
22
545 1,006
SoBe is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Energy Drink Brands
Pure Rush, Adrenaline Rush (Discontinued), No Fear (Discontinued)
23
394 718
Shark is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Energy Drink Brands
Mabie1 added
24
383 705
Blu is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Energy Drink Brands
OrenSaban added
25
308 606
Dna Brands is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Energy Drink Brands
KerryCollins added
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