Anytime I can use the word "Yumification" in a post, I'm in - but you might still be wondering what Yummification actually is. Well, to the people at 5-hour Energy, it meant making finding ways to make their energy drinks even better. "Yummifying" them meant making a cocktail of sorts - only these mixed drinks provide energy and stamina for the days when a guy or a gal can't shake off that sleepy feeling - but still has hours left to the work day.
Here is the grand prize winner and his friend. The brains behind the entry is clever and funny Tim from Los Angeles who scored $50,000 for his winning entry!
The Pomelimelade (Pom-a-lime-a-lade) recipe combines limeade and Pomegranate 5-hour energy drink. It's cool, refreshing, delicious, and keeps Tim going.
Have you ever tried a 5-hour Energy drink? It does contain caffeine - about as much as a 12 ounce cup of coffee -but there is more to it than the caffeine, and there is NO sugar, unlike most energy drinks. There is even a decaf version! Here is what the website tells us:
The key ingredients in 5-hour ENERGY® are also available in every day foods – like broccoli, avocados, bananas and apples – or already in you. It contains zero sugar, four calories and as much caffeine as a cup of the leading premium coffee.The Pomelimelade was not the only winner, the second place recipe combines Lemonade and Berry 5-Hour Energy for a Ramalmadingdong. This entry was submitted by Mark, who is also from LA. His Prize was $30,000!
The third place winner is Zac from South Carolina who created the Arnold Power. His $10,000 winner mixes the goodness of a decaf iced Tea and a shot of 5-hour Energy Pink Lemonade.
If you have never tried a 5-hour Energy drink but would like to know more, here is a link to the most frequently asked questions. If you just want a quick 4-1-1, here are some interesting facts.
- It is a quick, simple and effective way to reboot your day.
- It comes in a small bottle so it is fast and easy - you don't even need to take a break.
- As I mentioned, it also has ZERO sugar.
- There are no herbal stimulants added, either.
- Because there is no sugar added, there are only 4 calories per serving.
- There are B-vitamins and amino acids that your body needs.
- One bottle has about as much caffeine as a cup of the leading premium coffee
- This is a on-carbonated product
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Disclosure: For sharing this information with you, I will receive a variety pack of 5-hour Energy shots.