Optimum Nutrition Essential Amino Energy Review

Optimum Nutrition Essential Amino Energy is an amino acid supplement that contains lots of amino acids, caffeine, and other ingredients that help you have a boost of energy. Essential Amino Energy contains 15 different amino acids that deliver muscle recovery, energy, focus, and alertness. This supplement helps to jump start your workout or give you a burst of energy during an afternoon lull. Let’s look at the ingredients, the flavors, the price, and some Amino Energy reviews!


This supplement mixes easily in water. Just pour two scoops in a glass of water or your favorite drink and let it dissolve. Each serving (2 scoops) contains 5 g of amino acids and 100 mg of caffeine. Let’s look the ingredients in Optimum Nutrition Amino Energy.

Amino Blend

This supplement contain 15 different amino acids, including:

Micronized taurine, micronized l-glutamine, micronized l-arginine, micronized l-leucine, beta-alanine, micronized citrulline, micronized l-isoleucine, micronized l-valine, micronized l-tyrosine, micronized l-histidine, micronized l-lysine HCI, micronized l-phenylalanine, micronized l-threonine, micronized l-methionine

Energy Blend

In addition to the energy from the amino acids, this supplement contains these energy boosting ingredients:

Caffeine (from green tea), green tea extract, green coffee extract

Other Ingredients

Citric acid, malic acid, natural and artificial flavors, inulin, beet color, tartaric acid, silicon dioxide, calcium silicate, cellulose gum, xantham gum, carrageenan, sucralose, lecithin, FD&C yellow #5&6

If you don’t react very well to caffeine, this might not be the supplement for you. Some people get very shaky, jittery, or nervous when they take caffeine.


Amino Energy comes in so many delicious flavors that you can choose one that you love! Fruit flavors would be great in a smoothie or mixed with juice or water. The coffee flavors would be delicious in your morning cup of coffee for an extra caffeine boost!

  • Blue Raspberry
  • Blueberry Lemonade
  • Blueberry Mojito
  • Caramel Macchiato
  • Chai Tea Latte
  • Concord Grape
  • Cotton Candy
  • Fruit Fusion
  • Green Apple
  • Juicy Strawberry
  • Lemon Lime
  • Orange
  • Peach Lemonade
  • Pineapple
  • Strawberry Lime
  • Watermelon
  • Wild Berry



At $37.99 for 65 servings, this supplement is reasonably priced. However, some customers have expressed frustration as their cans haven’t been full!


Amino Energy Reviews

One satisfied customer said, “This product was recommended to me by a co worker and now all of us are hooked. Although I LOVE coffee, it’s been nice to have found something to replace the expense. Doesn’t give you the jitters. You can drink however much you want-2,3,4, or 6 scoops it doesn’t matter! I like that I could drink just enough for a pick me up in the afternoon but it won’t keep me up late. (Im sensitive to caffeine) I also use this as a preworkout supplement because everything else Ive tried is too strong. Oh and of course the BCAA’s are an added bonus for muscle recovery. Love the fruit fusion flavor. Been drinking it for a while and I’m still not sick of it.”

One dissatisfied customer said, “This is the second time I’ve purchased the product. As for the energy level, it’s okay. However, my complaint is that they cheat you on the amount of the product. Pictures are of a brand new can. As you can see, the can is less than half way full. The first time this happened, I thought it was a fluke. Apparently not. Message to the company: either shorten the can or add more product to the current can size. The Fruit Fusion flavor tastes horrible…very bitter.”

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