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Relative content: comparison of different sources

Caffeine equivalents

In general, each of the following contains approximately 200 milligrams of caffeine:

- One 200 milligram caffeine pill

- One and one quarter 16 fluid ounce cans of Monster Energy (590 millilitres)

- One and a half pounds of milk chocolate (680 grams)

- Two 8 fluid ounce containers of regular coffee (470 millilitres)

- 1/2 tube of Spazzstick Caffeinated Lip Balm

- Two Foosh Energy Mints

- Two Buzz Bites Chocolate Energy Chews

- Two and a half 10 oz. bottles of Bawls caffeinated drink (740 millilitres)

- Three standard Excedrin pills

- Three 8 fluid ounce cups of Red Bull energy drink (710 millilitres)

- Four 8 fluid ounce cups of Vault energy drink (1.0 litre)

- Five 1 fluid ounce shots of espresso from robusta beans (150 millilitres)

- Five 8 fluid ounce cups of black tea (1.2 litres)

- Five 8 fluid ounce cups of Mountain Dew (1.2 litres)

- Five 12 fluid ounce cans of typical soda pop (1.8 litres) (variable)

- Eight and a half 8 fluid ounce cups of Coca-Cola Classic (2.0 litres)

- Ten 8 fluid ounce cups of green tea (2.4 litres)

- Fifty 8 fluid ounce cups of decaffeinated coffee (12 litres)

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(caffeine in) Two 8 fluid ounce containers of regular coffee (470 millilitres) = (caffeine in) Five 8 fluid ounce cups of black tea (1.2 litres)

So wouldn't that imply the coffee is more... potent?

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I found another one! Off Wiki of course.

Caffeine content of select common food and drugs[41][42]

Product Serving size Caffeine per serving (mg)

Caffeine tablet 1 tablet 200

Excedrin tablet 1 tablet 65

Coffee, brewed 240 mL (8 U.S. fl oz) 135*

Coffee, decaffeinated 240 mL (8 U.S. fl oz) 5*

Coffee, espresso 57 mL (2 U.S. fl oz) 100*

Chocolate, Dark (Hershey's Special Dark) 1 bar (43 g; 1.5 oz) 31

Chocolate, Milk (Hershey Bar) 1 bar (43 g; 1.5 oz) 10

Red Bull 240 mL (8.2 U.S. fl oz) 80

Red-Eye 330 mL (Standard Bottle) 106

Cocaine Energy Drink 250 mL (8.4 U.S. fl oz) 280

Buckfast Tonic Wine 750 ml (1 bottle) 280

Bawls Guarana 296 mL (10 U.S. fl oz) 67

Foosh Energy Mints 1 mint 100

Buzz Bites Chocolate Energy Chews 1 chocolate 100

Soft drink, Mountain Dew "Dew Fuel" 355 mL (12 U.S. fl oz) 54.5

Soft drink, Coca-Cola Classic 355 mL (12 U.S. fl oz) 34

Atomic Rush 255 mL (7 U.S. fl oz) 100

Tea, green 240 mL (8 U.S. fl oz) 15*

Tea, leaf or bag 240 mL (8 U.S. fl oz) 50*

* Estimated average caffeine content per serving. Actual content varies according to preparation.

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