Tag Archives: Taurine

• Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About The Science Behind Four Loko

Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About The Science Behind Four Loko

Four Loko — the controversial caffeinated alcoholic beverage — will no longer be made with caffeine, taurine and gaurana, announced its makers, Phusion Projects, two weeks ago. Before the caffeinated “black out in a can” gets pulled completely from shelves, the Science Section presents: The Science Behind Four Loko (the caffeinated version).

• Four Loko, Pre-emptively, Changing Formula

Four Loko, Pre-emptively, Changing Formula

The mixologists over at Phusion Projects, the maker of the controversial caffeine-boosted, alcohol-rich drink Four Loko, are cutting the stimulants from their list of ingredients. It’s an apparent pre-emptive PR strike as the Food and Drug Administration reportedly prepares to take regulatory action against the entire class of beverages that combine copious amounts of alcohol […]