Over-the-Top Starbucks Drinks
Starbucks goes beyond coffee with these drinks, from Frappuccinos to secret menu items.
Midnight Mint Mocha Frappuccino
With layers of extra-dark cocoa, coffee, ice, mint sugar, and whipped cream, this Frappuccino tastes like a Girl Scouts' Thin Mint cookie. See more here.
This colorful drink has a vanilla bean base that's blended with black raspberries, and drizzled with coconut matcha sauce. Yum! See more here.
The Dragon Frappuccino is a green tea Frappuccino with vanilla bean powder and a berry cup swirl. See more here.
Released in April 2017, the limited-edition Unicorn Frappuccino was so popular that baristas were begging customers to stop ordering it. TODAY editors said that the combination of the pinkish-purple blended drink, blue drizzle, whipped cream, sweet pink powder, and sour blue powder made the Unicorn Frappuccino taste like an orange Creamsicle. See more here.
A creative barista used leftover sweet pink powder and sour blue powder from the Unicorn Frappuccino to created this pretty ombre Unicorn Lemonade. See more here.
This former secret menu item was so popular that Starbucks added it to the official menu in April 2017. Also known as a Strawberry Acai Refresher, it's flavored with passion fruit, acai and coconut milk, then topped with a scoop of strawberries. See more here.
Toasted Coconut Cold Brew
Take your iced coffee to the next level with a splash of toasted coconut syrup and coconut milk. The coconut flavor compliments the sweet notes of cold brewed coffee perfectly! See more here.
Also known as the "Coldbuster," this former secret menu item was added to the official Starbucks menu in March 2017. We can thank Medicine Ball fans on social media for helping to bring this drink to permanent menu status. The Medicine Ball is a great pick me up if you're feeling under the weather. It's made with hot water, steamed lemonade, citrus mint tea, peach tea, honey and a pump of peppermint syrup. See more here.
The first latte that Starbucks released in 2017 had a unique ingredient. Cascara, which is the outer skin of the coffee cherry that surrounds the coffee bean, gives the latte a subtle sweet flavor. See more here.
Espresso Cloud IPA
This Starbucks drink is for adults only! Instead of the head of the beer, espresso foams is spooned on top of an IPA, which you pour an espresso shot into before drinking. See more here.
Chile Mocha Latte
Released in Fall 2016, the Chile Mocha is made by layering a blend of cocoa, spice and steamed 2% milk on top of espresso. It’s then topped with whipped cream and sprinkled with a spice topping that includes ancho chile pepper, sea salt, cinnamon, paprika, cayenne chili pepper and sugar. See more here.
Nitro Cold Brew
Nitro Cold Brew starts with Starbucks' Cold Brew Coffee. Through a process that infuses it with nitrogen bubbles, the coffee gets a foamy top that looks and feels like a Guinness beer. This naturally sweet drink is best enjoyed as is, without any extra sugar, ice, or milk. The best part? It's only 5 calories per serving! See more here.
If you're one of those people that only drinks iced coffee, even when it's cold out, cold brew is the drink for you. This coffee is brewed at room temperature for 20-24 hours, and the result is a well rounded iced coffee that's milder and sweeter than your traditional iced coffee. See more here.
This hybrid drink starts with steamed milk, which has a dense foam. Then espresso is slowly poured in. This "upside down" latte is perfect for those looking for a bolder drink. See more here.
Pumpkin Spice Latte
Starbucks calls the PSL their most popular seasonal beverage of all time. See more here.
Cadbury Creme Egg Frappuccino
Cadbury Creme Egg Frappuccino is a secret Starbucks menu item that you can ask your barista to make — but what's even better is to make it at home with our super easy recipe. It's made with espresso, vanilla bean powder, caramel, and vanilla syrup. It tastes just like a Cadbury Creme Egg in liquid form! See more here.
Matcha Pink Drink
http://www.today.com/food/secret-rainbow-starbucks-drinks-are-stunning-how-get-them-t108702 The Matcha Pink Drink is a secret Starbucks menu item that you can ask your barista to make. This beautiful ombre drink is made by carefully layering the secret Starbucks pink drink on top of a mixture of coconut milk and matcha powder. See more here.
Pink Purple Drink
The Pink Purple Drink is a secret Starbucks menu item that you can ask your barista to make. For this mixed berry drink, Starbuck's Strawberry Acai Refresher with coconut milk (aka the Pink Drink) is combined with passion iced tea, soy milk, vanilla syrup and blackberries. See more here.
This secret menu item is named after the popular drink in the Harry Potter series. To try it, ask your barista (politely!) to make a grande Creme Frappuccino with whole milk, then add three pumps of caramel syrup, three pumps of toffee nut syrup, and top it off with a caramel drizzle. See more here.
This limited-edition holiday Frappuccino was released in December 2016. If you like holiday fruitcake, you'd love this drink that's made a blend of hazelnut crème, dried fruits and cinnamon, all topped with whipped cream, caramel and a dusting of matcha. See more here.
This secret menu item is a breeze to make. It's not coffee, but sometimes you need a little taste of the summer months as the temperatures drop outside. If you like Starbucks' tea lemonades, enhance them by asking for some added raspberry flavor — and tell your barista to drop the tea (or keep it if you prefer). More of a strawberry or peach person? Ask to add those flavors, instead. And for a frozen, fruity treat, ask for the drink to be blended. See more here.
Zebra Hot Chocolate
Why choose between milk chocolate and white chocolate when you can have a hot chocolate that uses both? This secret menu drink is the best of both worlds. See more here.
Pink Ombré Drink
A Cool Lime Refresher with coconut milk instead of water and a splash of passion tea on top, this drink sounds like a perfect match for a hot and sticky summer day. See more here.