Big Red Soda Caffeine

Big Red soda has 36mg of caffeine in a 12 fl. oz. serving size. The caffeine in Big Red is similar to that of Coke and Pepsi. Most cream soda beverages do not have caffeine, unlike Big Red. Read on for more details.

Big Red Caffeine

The table below reflects the caffeine content of Big Red soda for its typical serving sizes. The nutrition facts for each size have been provided as well.

Serving SizeCaffeineCaloriesTotal FatSodiumTotal CarbsTotal Sugars*Protein
7.5 fl. oz.23mg1000g25mg27g27g0g
8 fl. oz.25mg1100g25mg30g29g0g
12 fl. oz.36mg1600g40mg44g43g0g
16 fl. oz.49mg2200g50mg59g58g0g
16.9 fl. oz.51mg2300g55mg62g61g0g
20 fl. oz.61mg2700g65mg73g72g0g
*All sugar is added to the soda.


Here are the ingredients found in Big Red. Of course, caffeine is listed as an ingredient since it is added during manufacturing.

Big Red Soda Ingredients – Carbonated Water, High Fructose Corn Syrup, Citric Acid, Caffeine, Natural and Artificial Flavors, Red 40, Caramel Color.

Big Red vs Other Beverages Caffeine

The caffeine content of Big Red is considered low. Its caffeine content is similar to both Coke and Pepsi.

BeverageServing SizeCaffeine
Big Red12 fl. oz.36mg
Dad’s Red Cream Soda12 fl. oz.0mg
A&W Cream Soda12 fl. oz.0mg
IBC Cream Soda12 fl. oz.0mg
Mountain Dew 12 fl. oz.54mg
Coca-Cola12 fl. oz.34mg
Pepsi 12 fl. oz. 38mg
Sprite 12 fl. oz. 0mg
7 Up12 fl. oz.0mg
Dr Pepper12 fl. oz.42mg
Red Bull 12 fl. oz. 114mg
Monster Energy12 fl. oz.120mg
Coffee 12 fl. oz. 144mg*

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