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article image'Death Wish Coffee' takes caffeine consumption to the extreme

By Andrew Moran     Mar 25, 2013 in Business
New York - Let's face it. A large number of us need that extra jolt in the morning when we head to work. But how much is too much? A coffee called Death Wish boasts that its product has 200 percent more caffeine than the average cup of java. Take that energy drinks!
For those connoisseurs of Starbucks coffee, a Tall coffee contains 260 milligrams of caffeine. For those who absolutely adore Tim Hortons, a small coffee consists of 100 milligrams of caffeine. A McDonald’s small coffee has 109 milligrams of coffee. All of these drinks combined can’t even compete against Death Wish Coffee, according to Energy Field.
A 12-ounce cup of Death Wish Coffee maintains 651 milligrams of caffeine. The company uses Robusta beans that includes close to double the amount of caffeine than the typical Arabica bean utilized by renowned roasters of the world.
A one-pound bag of Death Wish Coffee is not sold in stores. It is available on the company website and on It sells for $19.99 on their website, which posts a disclaimer on the opening page:
“This is not your regular morning coffee. This is not your store bought coffee. You will not find this coffee at your local diner or at your sissy 'Starbucks,” the company writes. “Death Wish Coffee is the most highly caffeinated premium dark roast organic coffee in the world. This is Extreme Coffee, not for the weak. Consider yourself Warned.”
On Amazon, the company has a four-star rating.
The caffeine involved with a cup of Death Wish Coffee is even more than energy drinks. Monster Energy, for instance, contains 240 milligrams of caffeine in its 24-ounce can. According to health experts and organizations, no human being should consume more than 300 to 400 milligrams of caffeine in a day.
Although there are some minor side effects to drinking coffee, like heartburn and ulcers, there are numerous health benefits, including a reduction in the chances of contracting Alzheimer’s disease, dementia, gallstone disease, Parkinson’s disease and dental cavities.
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