Best Starbucks Drinks
Top 10- Best Starbucks Drinks
Well I recently got a job at Starbucks, and since I have started, there have been a lot of different drinks that aren't on the Menu, or have slight variations which add to them. Before starting at Starbucks, I was one of the people who never knew what to order there and since I have gained a little more experience with their drinks I decided I would write a hub about it to try to help people discover some different drinks that taste very good (In my opinion).
Well I will be counting down from 10 to 1 in this hub for my personal favourite drinks. Some people may not have the same taste, but hopefully everyone can find something they enjoy.
The name that I post is the proper name for the drink, so you can simply say what is written and it should be correct.
10- Raspberry Passion Tea Lemonade
Description: Well this one is not a very adventurous drink, but if you aren't a big Starbucks person, you may not be aware of this possible addition. The raspberry passion tea lemonade simply has the Passion tea, lemonade, and raspberry syrup instead of the normal classic that is in it by default. This makes the drink much more delicious in my opinion when you add the raspberry instead of using just regular liquid sugar. If you like the Passion tea, this should definitely be a drink that you try out.
9- Caffe Vanilla Frappuccino
Description: This is a frappuccino that was on the main list of drinks at our store while I was training, but it was not on the menu. I have been to many Starbucks locations around Canada and very few of them actually have this frappuccino listed. It is my favourite default frappuccino, but many people will see this one on the menu since it is not changed at all. This frappuccino has a coffee frappuccino base with the ice along with vanilla bean powder. It is very good in my opinion and took over as my favourite frappuccino for a while until I learnt the custom ones.
8- Captain Crunch Frappuccino
Description: Well this drink may be known to some people, but I know a lot of people around my store was not aware of what this is. You may have to kind of tell them what is in this drink for it to be made correctly. What this drink has in it is the Frappuccino Cream base to the first line, Strawberry juice to the second line, and either Toffenut or Hazelnut syrup along with the proper ice scoop. This is a pretty good frappuccino, and definitely one to try!
7- White Mocha Frappuccino
Description: This is identical to a regular mocha frappuccino other than the fact that it uses white chocolate mocha syrup rather than normal chocolate mocha syrup. This is for anyone who loves white chocolate instead of dark chocolate. If you enjoy coffee then you should keep this regular, but if you prefer cream drinks, then you should get this with the cream base instead to try and add more white chocolate flavour and make it slightly more creamy.
6- Affogato Vanilla Bean Frappuccino
Description: Well a lot of people do not enjoy the coffee base that Starbucks has naturally, but does enjoy the coffee taste. I actually really enjoy this frappuccino and it has become one of my favourite drinks to order. Affogato simply means pouring a shot of espresso on top of the frappuccino. So what this will be is a regular Vanilla bean frappuccino with one shot of espresso poured on top after it has been blended. It give the vanilla taste along with a hint of coffee.
5- Caramel Mocha Frappuccino
Description: I have found that many people enjoy either mocha frappuccino's java chip frappuccino's or caramel frappuccino's. These are the top 3 most common drinks I usually see being ordered, and why not try adding the flavors to get the best of both worlds! This frappuccino has half mocha syrup, and half caramel syrup along with the coffee frappuccino base. It has an interesting taste which is more overpowered by the chocolate, so you may want to either reduce the amount of mocha added by specifying, or add some caramel syrup if you have more of a sweet-tooth!
4- Oreo Frappuccino
Description: This is a delicious frappuccino that many people with a sweet-tooth should enjoy! It can be quite chocolaty though, so you may substitute less Chocolate chips or remove the mocha syrup if you do not like it the traditional way. Again, this may be a drink that some Barista's may not know how to make, so just try to instruct them a little bit if they aren't too sure how. This frappuccino has a cream base along with mocha syrup added to it. This mocha syrup is optional depending on how chocolaty you'd like it though. After this, you should get Vanilla bean powder along with chocolate chips added to the frappuccino. The mocha syrup and chocolate chips act as the chocolate for the Oreo, and the Vanilla bean powder along with the cream base acts as the filling inside the Oreo's. This is definitely a great drink that everyone should try at least once!
3- Apple Pie Frappuccino
Description: This is a great Frappuccino that anyone who loves the taste of apple pie should enjoy. The way that you make this frappuccino is to add the Cream frappuccino base with apple juice to make up the bulk of the drink. The extra ingredients that will be added to this will include Caramel syrup, Cinnamon, whipped cream and caramel drizzle. I've only had this a couple of times, but both times I have enjoyed it very much!
2- Iced tall sugar-free caramel, Nonfat, Light Ice, Starbucks double shot on ice
Description: Well this is my ultimate drink if I am looking for something healthy during the day that I can feel good about after. I usually alternate between this drink and the Mint/Mocha Frappuccino listed in my number 1 spot. This drink has 3 pumps of sugar-free caramel syrup which has 0 calories in it. This drink also has 2 Espresso shots in it along with about a half of a tall ice scoop since it is light ice. After this it is topped with Skim milk. I always get Light ice because if I don't the nonfat milk doesn't add much milky taste and therefore it is quite strong. If you like the espresso, you shouldn't get the light ice, but if it is a bit too strong for you like it is for me, you should get light ice in it. This drink has next to no calories other than what's in the espresso shots and the skim milk which is almost none, so it is a great drink that tastes amazing and won't make you fat!
1- Tall Two Pump Peppermint, Two pump Mocha Blended Cream Frappuccino
Description: This frappuccino really tastes like a chocolate mint. I personally love chocolate mints, and this is why this drink is my favourite if I’m looking for a treat. It has two pumps of the peppermint syrup, two pumps of the mocha syrup, a cream frappuccino base along with a scoop of tall ice. This is a more fattening drink however, so I usually only have it if I am looking for a treat at Starbucks or will only be having one drink for the day.
Well this wraps up my top 10 Starbucks drinks that everyone should try. Some of these will not appeal to you, but many of these might. There is a wide variety of flavours and combinations in this list, so there should be something that applies to everyone in this list. All of these drinks are quite fattening however, so if you are worried about this, I would suggest getting drink #2 on my list since it has next to no calories. I hope this helps you to find your favourite Starbucks drink so you can start enjoying your drinks a lot more.
If you have any questions, comments, or other drink idea’s, feel free to post a comment!