“The easy texture. The mesmerizing cascade of tiny bubbles. The silky, frothy foam head.”

Champagne? Nope. Premium beer? Wrong again. Try Nitro Pepsi, “the first-ever nitrogen-infused cola.”

It’s “all made possible by a unique widget technology placed at the bottom of every can,” explains Pepsi. “It’s more than just a cola, it’s an experience.” More, indeed.

How much sugar is in Nitro Pepsi

Nitro Draft Cola and Nitro Vanilla Draft Cola only come in 13.65 oz. cans, not your typical 12 oz. soda cans. And ounce for ounce, Nitro has about 32 percent more sugar (from high-fructose corn syrup) than regular Pepsi.

So instead of the 10 teaspoons (41 grams) of added sugar in a 12 oz. can of Pepsi, you get 15 teaspoons (62 or 63 grams) in a larger can of Nitro.

And you get 230 (empty) liquid calories—more than a regular Pepsi’s 150—that don’t curb your appetite like calories from solid food do.

Nitro also has 77 milligrams of caffeine per can, twice the 38 mg in a 12 oz. Pepsi.

“PepsiCo is committed to developing a portfolio of choices to respond to consumer demands related to health and wellness,” says the company’s website, adding that “The World Health Organization recommends people consume no more than 25 grams of free sugars per day.”

So just one regular or Nitro Pepsi puts you way over the WHO’s limit? Oops.

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