Starbucks is the largest coffeehouse chain in the world. The American multichain of coffeehouses has over 33,833 stores in over 80 countries. The name, which has become a brand, is also trendy. It means that it is considered “cool” if you have drinks from Starbucks.
Best Drinks At Starbucks
If you have ever been to Starbucks, you would have gotten confused by the large menu one can choose from. There are too many options! Who knows what is good and what is not? Well, we do and that is why we have come up with the top 20 best drinks to try at Starbucks.
Pumpkin Spice Latte
There is a reason that this drink is so famous! It is perfect for this time of the year, or any other time too for that matter.
Iced Brown Sugar Oatmilk Shaken Espresso
Oat milk in coffee is heavenly, especially at Starbucks! This is one of the drinks that you have to try.
You can never really go wrong with the classic item. Frothy steamed milk espresso hits the spot like no other!
Chai Tea Latte
You have probably heard a brown person point out that the name of the drink basically translates to “tea tea latte”, but that does not mean that it is not worth trying!
5. Iced Caramel Macchiato
The hint of caramel in this drink is inspiring. It is the perfect pick-me-up drink that somehow makes you appreciate life.
Iced Green Tea Lemonade
This is the perfect drink to have when you want to try something new and light. This drink will certainly gain a spot on your frequent drinks after you try it.
7. Pink Drink
Although the name is quite interesting, it does not specify what the drink is about. It consists of strawberry acai that gives the drink the pink color. The added coconut milk certainly adds to the consistency and flavor.
8. Caramel Latte
This drink is a combination of the two best things and together they create magic. A good tasting coffee with the lingering taste of caramel hits the right tastebuds.
9. Café Mocha
This is a great option if you are confused between hot chocolate or coffee. The perfect blend brings together the best of both worlds.
10. Café Americano
The traditional American drink of coffee and water. There is something about this simple drink that is just perfect!
11. Nitro Cold Brew
If you want cold brew then do try the nitro cold brew. The smooth creaminess of the drink along with the low acidity and cold brew stands out like no other.
12. Medium Roast Coffee
This is what most people mean when they refer to “Starbucks coffee”. This drink might be significantly responsible for building their empire.
13. Dark Roast Coffee
This is more so for people who love the intense, in-your-face dark roast coffee. Add milk to it and you have a splendid cup of coffee.
14. Matcha Green Tea Late
This drink is kind of trendy these days. The thick and foamy matcha creates a perfect base for the coffee. It can be a great alternative to the classic latte.
15. Hot Chocolate
Nothing screams seasons greetings like a cup of hot chocolate does! The whiff will take you on a trip to Nostalgia-land and you will be glad you bought a ticket (in this case, a hot chocolate).
16. Mango Dragonfruit Refresher
The Dragonfruit drink is a great companion on a warm summer day. The appealing look of the drink certainly does add character and the taste does not disappoint.
17. Iced Coffee
This is another drink for those times when all the other drinks seem like too much. You can never really go wrong with a tall glass of iced coffee.
18. Mocha Frappuccino
Mocha Frappuccino is a classic drink that people used to order when they wanted to be different but didn’t know what to order. Although these kinds of orders tend to go wrong, Mocha Frappuccino is best for people wanting that coffee taste with the lingering sweetness.
19. Flat White
People are a big fans of the signature look of the drink and perhaps even bigger fans of how it tastes. The delectable combination of frothy milk and dark and rich espresso shots is worth savoring.
20. Vanilla Sweet Cream Cold Brew
This is basically a good old cold brew with the additional sweetness and flavor of the vanilla sweet cream.
Interesting Facts About Starbucks
Did you know that Starbucks has a range of 80,000 combinations of drinks that you could try? That means that even if you tried a drink every day, it would take you more than 219 years to try them all! There are also special or seasonal drinks that get launched for a limited time.
Starbucks started as a coffee bean place. Later on, drinks were added to the menu. Currently, the coffee empire sells all types of drinks and coffee beans. They also sell beautiful mugs that you could buy and reuse. Their line of “You Are Here” mugs are customized to major cities across the world.
Starbucks has banned all kinds of strong perfumes or aromas. In their dress code, it is mentioned that “Perfume, cologne, shaving lotion or highly fragrant deodorants or powders may not be worn because the smell affects the taste and aroma of our coffee.” They also do not allow smoking since the 1980s, long before it became cool to smoke.
Most people we know go to coffee joint occasionally for social reasons or to satisfy a craving. But did you know loyal Starbucks customer visit outlets around 16 times a month? That is like every other day. With over 20% of its customer base consisting of loyal consumers, no wonder Starbucks is so successful.
Perhaps one of the most uncommon associations of Starbucks is with a music label. Starbucks partnered with Concord Music to start Hear Music back in 2007. A lot of the major artists like Paul McCartney, James Taylor, Concord Music Group, and more got music produced by Hear.
Starbucks has continued to build and grow its brand since its conception on 30 March 1971, it will be interesting to see how they keep on changing the game as leaders in the industry.