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greg
06-27-2008, 03:14 PM
Lets see if this story turns another direction and is blamed on the Red Bull.....not the amount of alcohol the kid ingested.
ABC News: Man Dies After Taking 23 Shots in 30 Mins. (http://abcnews.go.com/US/story?id=5262696&page=1)

emptyfree
06-28-2008, 12:26 AM
Hopefully the media will blame this guy's stupidity. Or maybe blame the bar that didn't cut him off after, oh, shot #5 or so.

My first reaction to the story was: "What a dumbass!"

It's sad he died, but good god... what sane person drinks that much alcohol that quickly?

A standard shot glass is 1.5 ounces. That means he drank 34.5 ounces of liquid. Assuming the mix was half vodka/half red bull (for the sake of argument) that's 17.25 ounces of vodka. That's roughly 510ml of vodka, or about 2/3 of a standard bottle of vodka in 30 minutes.

People who drink like that have death wishes or are just incredibly stupid...

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06-29-2008, 09:03 PM
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NRGSLLR@
07-02-2008, 01:42 PM
Greg,
I have heard that both AB and SAB Miller are considering pulling Their Alcohol / E drinks from the market. This comes after AB settled with the AG of a number of states that claimed the beverages were targeting minors. In any case, mixing drugs and alcohol don't mix and caffeine, Taurine and Guarana even though they are not considered drugs, are definitely stimulants. Part of Red Bull's success has been their claim to domination in the on premise bar and club business. The Jager Bomber an Cherry Bomb are as ubiquitous as the Screw Driver and 7 and Seven

In hind sight it is probably a good thing .

greg
07-02-2008, 03:16 PM
Greg,
I have heard that both AB and SAB Miller are considering pulling Their Alcohol / E drinks from the market. This comes after AB settled with the AG of a number of states that claimed the beverages were targeting minors. In any case, mixing drugs and alcohol don't mix and caffeine, Taurine and Guarana even though they are not considered drugs, are definitely stimulants. Part of Red Bull's success has been their claim to domination in the on premise bar and club business. The Jager Bomber an Cherry Bomb are as ubiquitous as the Screw Driver and 7 and Seven

In hind sight it is probably a good thing .

First off---Where the hell have you been?

I think you and I both feel the same way about alcohol and energy drinks. They are not a good mix.
My point in this post was to see if the media would attack the energy drink sector as part of the reason for the guys death instead of his overindulgence of alcohol.

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NRGSLLR@
07-28-2008, 11:39 AM
First off---Where the hell have you been?

I think you and I both feel the same way about alcohol and energy drinks. They are not a good mix.
My point in this post was to see if the media would attack the energy drink sector as part of the reason for the guys death instead of his overindulgence of alcohol.

Mostly just reading and keeping my "mouth" shut. Have you moved on since Red Line?