The manufacturer of Four Loko may have removed caffeine from the drink in advance of a Food and Drug Administration crackdown on caffeinated alcoholic beverages last fall, but a new report suggests that the canned cocktail may still have hyper-intoxicating effects — regardless of the reformulation.
In an article for the journal Perspectives on Psychological Science, Dr. Shepard Siegel of McMaster University in Canada said Four Loko — and other similarly sweet alcoholic beverages — may be particularly “effective intoxicants.” The reason? They provide a novel flavor context for the alcohol.
Read more: Huffington Post
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