Cold Brews At Starbucks - Starbucks Cold Drinks

Cold Brews At Starbucks – Starbucks Cold Drinks

Last updated on October 24th, 2023 at 13:29

This article is all about the cold brews at Starbucks and Starbucks cold drinks. You’ll find all the cold brews and cold coffee drinks available at the world’s most popular coffee shop.

This article is much more than just a digital menu or drinks list: you get two nice tables displaying the caffeine and calorie content for all the cold brew drinks and the drink sizes.

Keep reading and enjoy the article.

There are a lot of options when it comes to cold brew coffee at Starbucks. It’s one of their more popular types of drinks sold during the summer.

  • Salted Caramel Cold Brew Coffee.
  • Pumpkin Cream Cold Brew.
  • Irish Cream Cold Brew.
  • Chocolate Cream Cold Brew.
  • Vanilla Sweet Cream Cold Brew.
  • Starbucks Cold Brew Coffee.
  • Starbucks Cold Brew Coffee With Milk.
  • Nitro Cold Brew.
  • Vanilla Sweet Cream Nitro Cold Brew.

This is the entire 9 options that you have of the menu. You can customize any of these drinks with a variety of syrups, including vanilla syrup, brown sugar syrup, and regular simple syrup.

You can also get fancy and use alternative milks like almond milk, (vanilla almond milk is amazing!) coconut milk, soy milk and oat milk. The use of fancy toppings and whipped or unwhipped creams and even have a cheeky drizzle of various types of sauce like white chocolate sauce, regular chocolate sauce or a combination of both. 

Cold Brews At Starbucks
Cold Brew At Starbucks

Read: Salted caramel cream cold brew recipe

Starbucks Cold Drinks 

There are more cold drinks at Starbucks, you are not limited to just their cold brew coffee beverages, although, if you have never tried them I absolutely recommend that you do. 

Iced Coffee Drinks At Starbucks

The following is the complete list of iced coffee drinks that you will find at Starbucks.

  • Iced Caffe Americano. 
  • Iced Espresso.
  • Iced Coffee.
  • Iced Coffee With Milk.

Iced Shaken Espresso Drinks At Starbucks

  • Iced Shaken Espresso.
  • Iced Toasted Vanilla Oat milk Shaken Espresso.
  • Iced Chocolate Almond Milk Shaken Espresso.
  • Iced Brown Sugar Oat milk Shaken Espresso.

Iced Flat Whites At Starbucks

  • Iced Almond Milk Flat White.
  • Iced Flat White.

Iced Macchiato At Starbucks

  • Iced Caramel Macchiato.
  • Iced Apple Crisp Oat Milk Macchiato.

Iced Lattes At Starbucks

  • Iced Caramel Brulee Latte. 
  • Iced Pumpkin Spice Latte.
  • Iced Sugar Cookie Almond Milk Latte.
  • Iced Chestnut Praline Latte.
  • Iced Cinnamon Dolce Latte.
  • Iced Caffe Latte.
  • Starbucks Reserve Iced Hazelnut Latte.
  • Starbucks Reserve Iced Latte.
  • Iced Starbucks Blonde Vanilla Latte.
Starbucks Cold Drinks
An Iced Latte, Tasty, Very Tasty

Read: How to make Starbucks caramel cream cold brew

Iced Mocha Drinks At Starbucks

  • Iced White Chocolate Mocha.
  • Iced Toasted White Chocolate Mocha.
  • Iced Peppermint White Chocolate Mocha.
  • Iced Peppermint Mocha. 
  • Starbucks Reserve Iced Dark Chocolate Iced Mocha.
  • Iced Caffe Mocha. 

Iced Clover Brewed Coffee Drinks At Starbucks

  • Iced Vietnam Da Lat Clover Starbucks Reserve.
  • Iced Hawai’i Ka’u Clover Starbucks Reserve.
  • Iced Sun Dried Zambia Ngoli Estate Clover Starbucks Reserve. 
  • Iced Caffe Verona Clover.
  • Iced Clover Brewed Breakfast Blend.
  • Iced Clover Brewed Decaf Espresso Roast.
  • Iced Clover Starbucks Reserve Costa Rica Naranjo.
  • Iced French Roast Clover. 
  • Iced Ethiopian Clover. 
  • Iced Clover Brewed Decaf Pike Place Roast. 

As you can see there is no shortage of iced coffee and cold coffees at Starbucks. 

Which Starbucks Cold Brew Is The Strongest?

The strongest cold brew coffee at Starbucks in terms of caffeine content is their cold brew with nothing at all added to it. I like to call it the barenaked cold brew because that is what it is!

The cold foam cold brew has the same caffeine content as a regular cold brew coffee.

Check the table below for the caffeine content of the cold brew drinks at Starbucks for all drink sizes.

Drink size Cold Brew Coffee Cold Brew Coffee With Milk Vanilla Sweet Cream Cold Brew Cold Foam Cold Brew Salted Cream Cold Fom Cold Brew Pumpkin Cream Cold Brew Irish Cream Cold Brew Chocolate Cream Cold Brew
Tall 12 Oz (360 ml) 155 mg 150 mg 140 mg 155 mg 140 mg 145 mg 145 mg 145 mg
Grande 16 Oz (480 ml) 205 mg 200 mg 185 mg 205 mg 185 mg 185 mg 185 mg 185 mg
Venti 24 Oz (720 ml) 310 mg 300 mg 275 mg 310 mg 275 mg 275 mg 275 mg 275 mg
Trenta 30 Oz (900 ml) 360 mg 330 mg 320 mg 360 mg 320 mg 315 mg 315 mg 315 mg

The details were extracted from the Starbucks website.

Read: Salted caramel cream cold brew

Cold Brew Starbucks Calories

The amount of calories in a Starbucks cold brew coffee varied depending on the drink and the size of the drink.

Check the table below for the amount of calories in the various drinks and drink sizes.

Drink size Cold Brew Coffee Cold Brew Coffee With Milk Vanilla Sweet Cream Cold Brew Chocolate Cream Cold Brew Salted Cream Cold Foam Cold Brew Pumpkin Cream Cold Brew Irish Cream Cold Brew
Tall 12 Oz (360 ml) 5 Calories 25 Calories 90 Calories 190 Calories 190 Calories 140 Calories 150 Calories
Grande 16 Oz (480 ml) 5 Calories 35 Calories 110 Calories 250 Calories 240 Calories 250 Calories 200 Calories
Venti 24 Oz (720 ml) 5 Calories 60 Calories 200 Calories 300 calories 240 Calories 310 Calories 240 Calories
Trenta 30 Oz (900 ml) 5 Calories 70 Calories 220 Calories 320 Calories 300 Calories 360 Calories 300 Calories

Information for the calorie count was extracted from the Starbucks website and collated into the table above.

Frequently Asked Questions About Cold Brews At Starbucks

If you have a cold or a flu there is a neat drink or menu hack that is known as the medicine ball, or cold buster.

It’s made with peach tranquility herbal tea, jade citrus mint green tea, hot water, a hint of honey and steamed lemonade. To jazz up the medicine ball or cold buster many customers order a pump of peppermint syrup.

Which cold drink at Starbucks is best is subjective and there are many great tasting cold brew coffees at Starbucks. Here are what I consider to be the best tasting ones.

  • Iced chocolate almond milk shaken espresso.
  • Salted caramel cold brew coffee.
  • Iced caramel macchiato.
  • Vanilla sweet cream cold brew.
  • Iced blonde caffe Americano.
  • Starbucks cold-brewed coffee with a splash of coconut milk.
  • Starbucks cold brew coffee.

Yes, a latte has 75 mg of caffeine to 150 mg of caffeine depending on how it was made, single shot of espresso or a double shot of espresso.

A cold brew coffee has 155 mg of caffeine in a Tall 12 oz (360 ml) drink size, and as much as 360 mg of caffeine for a trenta 30 oz (900 ml) serving size.

A cold brew coffee is typically made with a coffee to water ratio of 1:8 This is a strong concentrate. A latte is made with a shot of espresso which is typically has a coffee to water ratio of 1:1.5, while this is concentrated, steamed milk and microfoam are added to dilute the concentration.

Also, the total liquid coffee amount in a latte is much smaller with 1 ounce (30 ml) or 2 ounces (60 ml) while the volume of liquid coffee used is much larger, usually the full 12 ounces (360 ml) to 30 ounces (900 ml).

When it comes to the caffeine content, the total volume of coffee makes a cold brew coffee have more caffeine.

What Is The Healthiest Starbucks Cold Drink?

From the point of view of looking at the calorie, sugar and fat content a Starbucks cold brew coffee “naked” and as it is without any sweeteners or anything else added is the healthiest cold drink at Starbucks.

It has only 5 calories and is fat and sugar-free. A cold brew coffee is also less acidic and better for your stomach. Due to using a concentrated coffee to water ratio it also has a good amount of nutrients, antioxidants and phenolic compounds. 

Without a question, full-fat coconut milk tastes the best and is absolutely amazing in a cold brew coffee.

If you mix your cold brew concentrate with a similar amount of coconut milk, the taste is so fabulous and very tropical tasting coffee.

Do You Get More Caffeine From Cold Brew?

Yes, cold brew coffee is one of the more concentrated coffee drinks and is higher in caffeine than other coffee beverages. 

Despite the low extraction temperature, it is still a very caffeinated beverage. The very concentrated coffee to water ratio of 1:8 is the reason why there is a lot of caffeine when compared to other coffee drinks. 

If it was brewed with hot water it would have even more caffeine as hot water extraction yields more caffeine.

Check the table below for a list of popular coffee beverages at Starbucks and their caffeine content compared to a cold brew coffee for the respective drink sizes. 

Drink Size Latte Flat White Iced Coffee Cappuccino Caramel Macchiato Cold Brew Coffee
Tall 12 Oz (360 ml) 75 mg 130 mg 120 mg 75 mg 75 mg 155 mg
Grande 16 Oz (480 ml) 75 mg 130 mg 165 mg 75 mg 75 mg 205 mg
Venti 24 Oz (720 ml) 150 mg 195 mg 235 mg 150 mg 150 mg 310 mg
Trenta 30 Oz (900 ml) 150 mg 195 mg 285 mg 150 mg 150 mg 360 mg

Note: A single shot of espresso has 75 mg, a double shot has 150 mg. Espresso was not included due to not fitting with the drink size options and being a unique beverage and serving size. 

Final Thoughts – Cold Brews At Starbucks

Cold brews at Starbucks are a great and for that reason are a popular choice during the summer, and cold coffee is every bit just as tasty as a hot coffee. 

Don’t be limited to just cold brew: try their other cold coffee drinks too, like their iced coffee beverages, which are fairly extensive.

Join our fun, active and vibrant coffee community on Facebook/Meta and share your cold brew creations and cold coffee recipes and ideas. 

Derek Marshall, a certified barista by the Specialty Coffee Association possesses over two decades of experience in specialty coffee shops. He holds professional certifications for coffee brewing and barista skills. Derek is also an author with authoritative books covering various coffee topics including specialty coffee, sustainability and coffee, coffee brewing, coffee recipes, coffee cocktails and books focusing on Brazilian coffee, Vietnamese coffee, Indonesian coffee and Malaysian coffee. As a barista for over two decades, Derek Marshall has worked in specialty coffee shops across the United Kingdom, Spain, Thailand, Malaysia, Cambodia, Indonesia, and Vietnam. His expertise extends to the distinct coffee cultures, specialty beverages, and brewing techniques of each nation. Functioning as a coffee consultant, Derek charges US$50 per hour. To learn more about Derek Marshall and Latte Love Brew, visit his About Me Page. For coffee inquiries, contact him at +34-639-410-375 or Derek@LatteLoveBrew.com, mentioning your name and location

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