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
2,203 1,297
Red Bull is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Energy Drink Brands
2
2,043 1,116
Monster Energy is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Energy Drink Brands
3
1,483 1,287
Rockstar is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Energy Drink Brands
4
1,212 1,179
NOS is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Energy Drink Brands
5
1,068 1,186
Starbucks is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Energy Drink Brands
Coffee and Tea Manufacturing, Coffeehouse, Limited-Service Restaurants
6
1,875 1,490
XS Energy is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Energy Drink Brands
7
1,749 1,691
Giddy Up is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Energy Drink Brands
8
1,016 1,174
5 Hour Energy is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Energy Drink Brands
9
267 229
Mountain Dew is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Energy Drink Brands
MushfiqueMomin added
10
821 886
Bomb Energy Drink is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Energy Drink Brands
thebombnation added
11
1,002 1,122
AMP is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Energy Drink Brands
12
163 116
Monster Beverage is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Energy Drink Brands
LaChance added Bottled and Canned Soft Drinks and Carbonated Waters
13
722 1,036
Kick Start is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Energy Drink Brands
14
452 478
Power Horse is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Energy Drink Brands
simariss06 added
15
742 1,077
Full Throttle is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Energy Drink Brands
16
486 838
Xyience is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Energy Drink Brands
17
415 750
Code Red is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Energy Drink Brands
aryshi added
18
381 742
Jolt Energy Drink is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Energy Drink Brands
zxray added
19
457 768
Burn Energy is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Energy Drink Brands
Mabie1 added
20
421 760
AdvoCare Spark is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Energy Drink Brands
jschro1861 added
21
463 810
Verve is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Energy Drink Brands
BryanL.R.Benner added
22
543 1,001
SoBe is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Energy Drink Brands
Pure Rush, Adrenaline Rush (Discontinued), No Fear (Discontinued)
23
394 713
Shark is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Energy Drink Brands
Mabie1 added
24
383 701
Blu is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Energy Drink Brands
OrenSaban added
25
307 601
Dna Brands is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Energy Drink Brands
KerryCollins added
I have tried nearly all of these energy drinks and this new company is DA BOMB! Give it a taste.