How Much Caffeine Is in Your Favorite Coffee?

Is caffeine your drug of choice? We poured over info from your favorite coffee companies to bring you the amount of caffeine in an eight-ounce cup of each one's basic blend—so drink it up! Plus: You'll be surprised at the list of brands that flat-out refused to participate. (13 Photos)

Josey Miller on Oct 29, 2010 at 4:23PM

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How Much Caffeine Is in Your Favorite Coffee?

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Ask anyone to meet you at Starbucks, and they’re likely to have the same response: “Which one?” With over 16,000 stores in over 50 countries, Starbucks offers more than 30 blends—and a Pike’s Place “short” (that’s “eight-ounce cup” to you and me), its name a nod to Starbucks’s hometown of Seattle, has 180 mg of caffeine.

Note: Keep in mind that The Mayo Clinic describes a moderate dose of caffeine as 200 to 300 mg in an entire day, coming in the form of "two to four cups."

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