Yes, Kahlúa has caffeine. In 1.5 ounces of this beverage, there is 5 mg of caffeine. Keep in mind that a typical shot glass holds about 1.5 ounces.
The primary ingredients in Kahlúa are arabica coffee, rum, and sugar. The caffeine in this drink comes from coffee. Kahlúa is often to mix with other liquids to make beverages such as White Russians or Mudslides. This means that most mixed drinks with Kahlúa are not heavy on caffeine.
The table below shows a comparison of the caffeine in Kahlúa versus other popular beverages.
|Beverage||Serving Size||Caffeine||Caffeine per fl oz|
|Kahlúa||1.5 fl oz||5 mg||3.33 mg|
|Coffee||12 fl oz||136 mg*||11.33 mg*|
|Coca-Cola||12 fl oz||34 mg||2.83 mg|
|Red Bull||12 fl oz||114 mg||9.5 mg|
|Black Tea||8 fl oz||48 mg*||6 mg*|
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