'World's Strongest Coffee' now available in US
- Author: Aubrey Nash Apr 01, 2017,
Apr 01, 2017, 1:30
He found a top coffee roaster online and created Black Insomnia last June, first selling locally to cafes in Cape Town, South Africa.
Black Insomnia, a brand of coffee the company says is the strongest in the world, is now available in the United States. Black Insomnia Coffee is officially the strongest coffee in the world - strong enough to be risky, according to CNN. But good news for people who associate the strongest coffee with the best coffee: The most potent stuff in the whole world no longer requires a trip overseas. Further, he notes that while developing his coffee, "any blend that resulted in a higher caffeine content than 702mg [per 12 ounces] adversely affected the flavor and thus was rejected".
Sean Kristafor, who invented the coffee along with a partner in 2016, told CTV News Channel Thursday that he believes the coffee tastes great. 'By no means are these coffees normal or average, ' says Taylor Martin, in an article he wrote for c|net explaining the differences in caffeine for coffee, cold brew and espresso. But it all depends on how a person brews the beans, of course.
Too much caffeine can lead to muscle tremors, headaches, insomnia, irritability, and rapid heartbeat. Both types of coffees is available for sale on Amazon, which could not be reached for comment. But for items like coffee beans, the FDA counts caffeine, not as a nutrient, but rather a natural chemical. So here's the thing, don't come crying to us if you can't handle the kick. The daily limit, according to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and Mayo Clinic, is up to 400 milligrams of caffeine a day for healthy adults.