• This site uses cookies. By continuing to use this site, you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Learn more.

Why mixing alcohol and caffeine is so deadly

Not open for further replies.


Staff member
Americans love their caffeine — in coffee, colas and now in their alcohol.

But mixed, particularly in high volumes, the combination of caffeine and alcohol can be deadly.

That's why toxicologists and doctors are encouraged to see the U.S. Food and Drug Administration crack down on the makers of drinks such as Four Loko and Joose, which experts compare to two cups of coffee combined with the equivalent of four or five beers.

Not open for further replies.