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Old 01-31-2003, 02:14 PM
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Why is RED BULL so expensive?

I was thinking today that RED BULL energy drink is outrageously expensive. why is that? i mean really $2.00 for 8oz's of caffeine packed sugar water?

it does taste good and makes a nice cocktail when mixed with vodka.

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Old 01-31-2003, 02:35 PM
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Old 01-31-2003, 03:12 PM
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Why? Probably because it CAN be. The 'ol supply and demand thing I guess. I have to figure there's probably not much more cost in making the stuff than a can of pop. But people are willing to pay the price for a specialized drink like that(myself included.) Probably the same as a $41.00 hamburger (from another thread)
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Old 01-31-2003, 05:38 PM
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you know what's funny, the red bull designed for european markets has considerabley more KICK in it than our US version. that's becasue the FDA wouldn't allow it!
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Red Bull will sponsor a Polish rally driver (K. Holowczyc ) in an N-Group Mitsu Evo VII in 2003 World Rally Championship.
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Old 01-31-2003, 05:46 PM
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Red Bull is expensive because its imported from Austria(I believe) and they also use it to make alcoholic drink mixes.
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Old 01-31-2003, 05:50 PM
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Red Alert...from England...much more caffeine...much cheaper...found it at a local building 19
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Old 02-01-2003, 11:43 PM
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WC Fields

Why is red bull so expensive?

WC Fields saying holds true or in politically correct terms its what the market will bear. Price connotes some qualities to the product as well.

Stay safe and send less money to the oil barrrrrrrons!
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Old 02-02-2003, 11:09 AM
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Re: WC Fields

Quote:
Originally posted by Diesel-Lover
WC Fields saying holds true or in politically correct terms its what the market will bear.
not sure of which saying that is, but I think PT Barnum's is applicable too "there's a sucker born every minute"
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Old 02-02-2003, 11:20 AM
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No, no, no...

Red Bull is so expensive because....



"it gives you Vings"!!! :p
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right on 4NDELIT

Gosh had better hit the ginsing or is it ginko, whatever you are correct.
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Old 02-03-2003, 12:47 AM
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Don't know about others but I can't do those high caffeine drinks. I've had Red Bull once and gave me one helluva belly ache. Tried the Starbucks Double Shot and two things happened from there:

1. Worked INCREDIBLY fast that morning for about 45 minutes until the "high" wore off.

2. One helluva belly ache!

My drink is tea. Iced or hot. Nothing in the world better than tea. In the morning it's a hot cup of Irish Breakfast which gets me going nice and smoothly. Can't wait to go over to England in July. Tea heaven!!

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