(SALINA,Kan.) — They pack the punch of an energy drink, with the alcohol content of several beers. Now officials say the makers of alcoholic energy drinks are on notice.
Drinks like "Four Loko" have been making recent headlines with concerns over their safety.
It’s a combination of caffeine with a malt beverage. The drink comes in a creative large can at a small price. Recently, “Four Loko” has become a popular drink amongst college students.
"I love them, they are my drink of choice…they are cheap and I buy them a lot," says one college student Eyewitness News spoke to.
"It took off right away and is going out the doors like crazy," says Bret Birdsong of Brooks Liquors in Salina.