Monster Energy Caffeine Content

How Much Caffeine in a Monster Energy Drink?

A Monster Energy drink has 160 mg of caffeine in one can (16 fl oz). The caffeine in a Monster Energy is high as might be expected for an energy drink. It does, however, have the same amount of caffeine as many other energy drinks such as NOS and some AMP products.  You can view the caffeine in other energy drinks here.

Monster Energy Caffeine Content

ProductServing SizeCaffeine (mg)Caffeine(mg)/fl oz
Monster Energy16 fl oz160 mg10 mg


Monster Energy Caffeine vs Coffee

For a reference, we compared the caffeine in Monster to that of coffee. There are 160 mg of caffeine in a 16-ounce Monster Energy versus approximately 190 mg in the same size coffee. Interestingly, most Monster beverages have less caffeine than an equivalent cup of coffee. Note that the caffeine in Monster is added and is not naturally occurring like coffee.


Carbonated water, sugar, glucose, citric acid, natural flavors, taurine, sodium citrate, color added, panax ginseng extract, l-carntine l-tartrate, caffeine, sorbic acid (preservative), benzoic acid (preservative), niacinamide (vit. b3), sucralose, salt, d-glucuronolactone, inositol, guarana extract, pyridoxine hydrochloride (vit b6), riboflavin (vit. b2), maltodextrin, cyanocobalamin (vit. b12).


ProductServing SizeCaloriesTotal Fat (g)Sodium (mg)Total Carbs (g)Sugars (g)Protein (g)
Monster Energy16 fl oz210037054540

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