Honey Stinger Organic Energy Gels

Honey Stinger Organic

$26.96 ($1.12 unit) / 24 Pack
8.8

Energy Availability

7.0/10

Energy Duration (30 mins)

9.0/10

Store Availability

8.0/10

Natural Ingredients

10.0/10

No Stomach Issues

10.0/10

Pros

  • Organic
  • Energy duration lasted entire run
  • Price is 50% cheaper than other gels
  • Small pouch easy to carry
  • Gluten-free
  • No stomach Issues

Cons

  • More sugar than other gels
  • If you don't like honey stay away

Honey Stinger Organic Gels Review

 

Energy availability

The energy took a little bit longer to quick in when compared to other gels (about 4 minutes longer)

Energy duration (30-minute test)

This gel hit the mark with keeping my energy level up for the 30-minute test. I was able to mentally focus without any cloudiness. Once the energy kicked in it sustained me for close to the 30-minute mark. No dragging whatsoever.

Availability

Most running stores and big chain grocery stores carry these gels. Also abundantly available online, although Amazon was sold out of quite a few of them. Don’t forget that half marathons take planning so you’re not caught trying to find your energy gels at a store on race day morning. Check out this awesome half marathon checklist for half marathons which includes all items needed for a happy half marathon plus detailed information on what you need to do the week of your half marathon race.

Flavors Tested

  • Gold (not organic) – tasted like gelled honey and water mixed together. No aftertaste. If you love honey and don’t mind the non-organic ingredients then this one is for you. No stomach Issues.
  • Fruit Smoothie (organic) – The taste was on the strawberry side of a fruit smoothie. You can definitely taste the honey but not overwhelming. The one drawback it had was it left a little bit of an aftertaste that lasted my entire run. The consistency of the gel was thick and well blended. The honey stinger fruit smoothie was slightly sweeter than I like my gels, but if I had to use these in training or a race I could make due. No stomach Issues.

Flavors Untested

  • Ginseng (not organic)
  • Chocolate + Caffeine (not organic)
  • Acai Pomegranate
  • Mango Orange
  • Strawberry Kiwi
  • Vanilla

Nutritional Facts

  • Serving size: 31 g
  • Calories: 100
  • Sodium: 50 mg
  • Calcium: 0 mg
  • Total Carbs: 24 g
  • Total Sugars: 10 g (includes 10 g added sugar)
  • Vegan: No
  • Gluten-free: No
  • Organic: Yes
  • Take with water: Yes
  • Caffeine: 0 mg

Ingredients

  • Organic tapioca syrup
  • Organic honey
  • Water
  • Potassium citrate
  • Natural flavor
  • Citric acid
  • Salt

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