Q: How much caffeine is there in coffee and other caffeinated products?

A: The amount of caffeine in a cup of coffee varies from 5 mg to 550 mg. The following is a list of the most common caffeinated products and the amount of caffeine they carry:

  • Starbucks Coffee, grande (16 oz.) : 550 mg
  • Starbucks Coffee, tall (12 oz.): 375 mg
  • Starbucks Coffee, short (8 oz.)  250 mg
  • NoDoz -- Maximum Strength (1), or Vivarin (1): 200 mg
  • 7-Eleven Big Gulp cola (64 oz.): 190 mg
  • Coffee, non-gourmet (8 oz.): 135 mg
  • Excedrin (2): 130 mg
  • Maxwell House (8 oz.): 110 mg
  • Caffe Americano, grande (16 oz.) Starbucks: 105 mg
  • NoDoz, Regular Strength (1): 100 mg
  • Coffee, instant (8 oz.): 95 mg
  • Caffe Americano, tall (12 oz.) Starbucks: 70 mg
  • Caffe Latte or Cappuccino, grande (16 oz.) Starbucks: 70 mg
  • Caffe Mocha, grande (16 oz.) Starbucks: 70 mg
  • Espresso, double (2 oz.) Starbucks: 70 mg
  • Water, caffeinated (Edge2O), (8 oz.): 70 mg
  • Anacin (2): 65 mg Cola (20 oz.): 60 mg
  • Mountain Dew (12 oz.): 55 mg
  • Cola (16 oz.): 50 mg
  • Tea, leaf or bag (8 oz.): 50 mg
  • Caffe Americano, short (8 oz.) Starbucks: 35 mg
  • Caffe Latte, short (8 oz.) or tall (12 oz.) Starbucks: 35 mg
  • Caffe Mocha, short (8 oz.) or tall (12 oz.) Starbucks: 35 mg
  • Cappuchino, short (8 oz.) or tall (12 oz.) Starbucks: 35 mg
  • Cola (12 oz.): 35 mg
  • Espresso (1 oz.) Starbucks: 35 mg
  • Tea, green or instant (8 oz.): 30 mg
  • Chocolate, dark, bittersweet, semi-sweet: 20 mg
  • Tea, bottles (12 oz.) or from instant mix (8 oz.): 14 mg
  • Coffee, decaf, grande (16 oz.) Starbucks: 10 mg
  • Coffee, decaf, short (8 oz.) or tall (12 oz.) Starbucks: 10 mg
  • Chocolate, milk (1 oz.): 5 mg
  • Cocoa or hot chocolate (8oz.): 5 mg
  • Coffee, decaf, non-gourmet (8 oz.): 5 mg
  • Espresso, decaf (1 oz.) Starbucks: 5 mg