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Which of the following is true about energy drinks and mixers

a) Carbonation generally slows the rate of alcohol absorption b) A sweet taste can hide the taste of alcohol c) Caffeine helps keep the person aware of how intoxicated he or she is d) All of the above?
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Energy drinks commonly used as mixers are usually very sweet because they have many artificial sweeteners. These are used to hide the taste of alcohol, making it easier for people to drink, particularly for those that are not used to the alcohol taste. Many people don’t like the taste of alcohol despite desiring the effect that comes with ingesting it. People use energy drinks to disguise alcohol effects. A combination of these energy drinks and alcohol can easily make one take much more alcohol than they should. Therefore, the answer is b) A sweet taste can hide the taste of alcohol

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