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Thursday, August 7, 2014

Zesty Summer Pick Me Up Drink Blend, Win a $25 Gift Card from 5-Hour Energy!

Now that I am over 30, it seems that I need a little extra help to get going, and mid-day I am once again need a pick my up!  5-hour ENERGY recently reached out and asked that I come up with a drink recipe featuring one of their 5-hour ENERGY shots. The drink I came in makes an awesome summer pick me up, and tastes delicious! I love  5-hour ENERGY shots because they help me stay alert when I need it most (usually around 2pm) but it wear of gradually so I do not "crash!" It does not make me feel jittery when I take it, and really helps me focus on the work at hand!

Features of 5-hour ENERGY®

  • Quick, simple and effective
  • Fast and easy to drink
  • Zero sugar
  • Zero herbal stimulants
  • 4 calories
  • B-vitamins and amino acids
  • As much caffeine as a cup of the leading premium coffee
  • Also available in a Decaf version
  • Non carbonated


What You Need:
  • 1 5-hour energy Lemon-Lime Shot
  • 3 oz of Cherry Limeade
  • 3 oz of carbonated lemonade (or pink lemonade)
  • lemon juice (fresh or bottled) to taste
  • handful of fresh or frozen blackberries

Add all ingredients together with ice, mix and enjoy this yummy summer pick me up! 

Do you think you can come up with a better recipe??


The makers of 5-hour ENERGY® know the flavors can be strong, so they are encouraging people to mix a 5-hour ENERGY® shot with an everyday beverage to create a yummy, enjoyable drink. Those who create combinations can win a share of $100,000 by entering the 5-hour ENERGY® “Yummification” video contest! 

Here is the video that I create. I had originally made another of me adding all ingredients but alas, a phone call in the middle interrupted it! 




Win It:  5-hour ENERGY would love to offer one lucky reader a variety pack of shots, and a $25 Visa Gift Card!! 
 Please Use Giveaway Tools To Enter
Retail value: approx $40
One Entry Per Household
Chances of winning depend on entries received.
Open to US residents 18 years and older
All entries will be verified
Winner has 48 hours to reply or another winner will be selected




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54 comments:

  1. I learned that 5 hour energy drinks contain B-vitamins and amino acids. I did not know this.

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  2. They have a DECAF 5-HOUR ENERGY shot! That's the on I want to try.

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  3. It has zero sugar in the drink

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  4. Grape and Berry I like. I usually choose a different one each time

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  5. Learned it contains B-vitamins and amino acids.

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  6. I like that it is only 4 calories

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  7. I've never used them but my husband's favorite is grape. I didn't know they came decaf until now.

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  8. I would like to try Berry flavor!

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  9. I learned they are great mixed with fruit juice.

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  10. I've tried the grape and berry original strength , which I really liked, but had no idea that there are four more flavors.

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  11. I like the sour apple Extra Strength 5-hour ENERGY Shot.

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  12. I entered the Happy Trunk giveaway.

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  13. I would like the berry flavor. I found out it has as much as one cup of coffee. I thought it would have more. Rita Spratlen

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  14. I entered the coffee cake concoction giveaway. Rita Spratlen

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  15. I like the 5-hour energy Lemon-Lime.

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  16. I want to try the grape flavor

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  17. I never knew they had a decaf version

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  18. i like Berry flavor

    freebiel0ve@yahoo.com

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  19. I learned that it has B-vitamins and amino acids.

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  20. I didn't know they had a decaf version. I haven't tried them and I just thought that cafeinne is where the energy came from

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  21. I'd like to try the Lemon flavor.

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  22. I learned that they make a decaf version for people who are sensitive to caffeine!

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  23. I learned Five Hour energy contains Phenylalanine-
    An essential amino acid that enhances alertness* It’s found in dairy products, avocados, legumes, nuts, leafy vegetables, whole grains, poultry and fish.
    j1man1r66@etex.net
    Jennifer Rogers

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  24. I learned it has Zero sugar

    rounder9834 @yahoo.com

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  25. I would love to try the Pomegranate flavor!
    Thank You for the chance

    Fiona N

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  26. I entered http://www.topnotchmaterial.com/2014/08/coffee-cake-connection-coffee-cake.html?showComment=1407632833659#c8306900063289306371

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  27. I would love the Pomegranate flavor
    Digicats {at} Sbcglobal {dot} Net

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  28. I learned this drink helps you feel more alert in minutes.
    kellywcu8888ATgmailDOTcom

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  29. i like sour apple. that sounds very delicious! yum!

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  30. I learned that it's zero herbal stimulants. Very surprising!
    tweety800265(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  31. i would like to try the berry flavor

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  32. I learned that there is also a Decaf 5-hour ENERGY.

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  33. I learned it has as much caffeine as a cup of the leading premium coffee but it is also available in a Decaf version.

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  34. I learned that it only contains 4 calories!

    Thanks for the chance to win!
    wildorchid985 at gmail dot com

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  35. Had no idea there was Decaf available!

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  36. I learned that there is a decaf version. My favorite flavor would be berry.

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  37. Takes seconds to get in your system

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  38. I learned it has as much caffeine as a cup of the leading premium coffee

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  39. I learned 5 hour energy has zero sugar and only 4 calories! Pink lemonade is my favorite!

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  40. I like the original in pink lemonade!

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  41. I learned that decaf is also available.

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  42. It only takes 5 seconds to work.

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  43. My favorite flavor would be pink lemonade.

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  44. There is zero sugar in 5 hr energy

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  45. Oh I would love to try the pomegranate flavor first! Although...they all sound so good!

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  46. I learned it has Zero sugar
    , Zero herbal stimulants
    Only 4 calories
    And As much caffeine as a cup of the leading premium coffee.
    I've never tried 5 hour energy .. I would like to though

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  47. I think I'd like the new apple flavor best

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  48. I learned that it has zero sugar, is only 4 calories, and has zero herbal stimulants. I also learned that you may experience a Niacin Flush (hot feeling, skin redness) that lasts a few minutes. This is caused by increased blood flow near the skin. I think that I would like the berry flavor best!

    Maureen
    maureen.tenney@gmail.com

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  49. I've not tried these yet, but from the list of flavors cherry looks like the one I'd most want to try.

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  50. My favorite flavor is pink lemonade.

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