Most Caffeinated Tea and Tea Drinks

Tea is a beloved and timeless beverage, valued for its rich history, variety of flavors, and potential health benefits. Caffeine is one of the key components that can affect your tea-drinking experience, so it's essential to consider.

Caffeine occurs naturally in tea leaves and contributes to the stimulating effects of tea. Several factors, including the type of tea, brewing time, and water temperature, affect the amount of caffeine in tea. On average, a cup of brewed tea contains about 30 to 50 milligrams of caffeine, although this can vary widely. Black tea is usually the most caffeinated, followed by oolong, green, and white tea, which are generally lower in caffeine.

One of the unique features of tea is the presence of L-theanine, an amino acid that works in synergy with caffeine to provide a smoother, more sustained energy boost compared to coffee. This combination can help improve focus and alertness without the jitteriness often associated with other caffeinated beverages.

If you're sensitive to caffeine or prefer to avoid it, herbal teas are a caffeine-free alternative. These teas are typically made from herbs, flowers, or fruits and do not contain any tea leaves, so they are naturally caffeine-free.

Remember that the caffeine content in your tea can vary, so it's a good idea to be aware of your personal caffeine tolerance and choose teas that align with your preferences.

List of Most Caffeinated Teas

View Drink/Name Caffeine Serving Size
inko-s-white-tea-energy Inko's White Tea Energy 165 15.5 oz
zest-highly-caffeinated-tea Zest Highly Caffeinated Tea 150 8 oz
brew-dr-kombucha-uplift Brew Dr Kombucha Uplift 130 14 oz
xing-craft-brew Xing Craft Brew 120 16 oz
hicaf-tea HICAF Tea 110 8 oz
fast-lane-black-tea Fast Lane Black Tea 110 8 oz
ymateina-yerba-mate YMateina Yerba Mate 80 8 oz
master-brew-kombucha Master Brew Kombucha 76 15.2 oz
cold-brew-tea Cold Brew Tea 70 8 oz
teas-tea-oolong Teas' Tea Oolong 70 16.9 oz
big-train-spiced-chai Big Train Spiced Chai 65 8 oz
yellow-tea Yellow Tea 63 8 oz
honest-iced-tea Honest Iced Tea 63 16.9 oz
chick-fil-a-iced-tea Chick-fil-A Iced Tea 62 16 oz
chai-tea Chai Tea 50 8 oz
tejava-iced-tea Tejava Iced Tea 50 12 oz
bigelow-tea Bigelow Tea 45 8 oz
teavana-tea Teavana Tea 41 8 oz
sencha-green-tea-shot Sencha Green Tea Shot 40 6.4 oz
instant-tea Instant Tea 40 8 oz
yerba-mate-tea Yerba Mate Tea 40 8 oz
biggby-iced-tea Biggby Iced Tea 38 16 oz
arizona-iced-tea Arizona Iced Tea 30 16 oz
pacific-chai Pacific Chai 29 6 oz
twig-tea-kukicha Twig Tea (Kukicha) 25 8 oz
nestea-iced-tea Nestea Iced Tea 23 16.9 oz
koe-kombucha KOE Kombucha 15 12 oz
brisk-iced-tea Brisk Iced Tea 11 12 oz
crystal-light-iced-tea Crystal Light Iced Tea 10 8 oz
sobe-green-tea SoBe Green Tea 7 20 oz
brown-rice-tea Brown Rice Tea 4 8 oz
herbal-tea Herbal Tea 0 8 oz