Thursday, March 6, 2008

Beer Companies Sued over Energy Beer

The nonprofit Center for Science in the Public Interest has served brewers Anheuser-Busch and Miller with notices its intent to sue them over a new generation of caffeinated alcoholic drinks - Bud Extra and Tilt from A-B and Sparks from Miller.

According to the CSPI, the brands "have more alcohol than beer and contain stimulant additives that are not officially approved for use in alcoholic drinks, including caffeine, taurine, ginseng, or guarana".

The question is - how much stimulant/alcohol combination can the body handle?

"It's a recipe for disaster and the companies should be held accountable."

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