16 Best Starbucks Summer Drinks That Will Keep You Energized

April 26, 2024 | Starbucks Coffee

Written By: Millie Pham
Last Updated: April 26, 2024

Starbucks summer drinks are the perfect antidote to those sweltering days when all you want is a refreshing pick-me-up.

It's easy to feel overwhelmed by the choices on offer.

I'm here to introduce you to the 16 best Starbucks summer drinks that are sure to satisfy your cravings and keep you cool.

16 Best Summer Starbucks Drinks

1. Strawberry Acai Refresher

Strawberry Acai Refresher

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The Strawberry Acai Refresher is one of those drinks that just screams summer. It's a must-try beverage that's quickly climbed the ranks to become a favorite drink for many, including myself.

Imagine the sweetness of ripe strawberries meeting the subtle tartness of acai—it's a match made in heaven.

This drink is the perfect companion for those long, hot days when you're looking for something to revive your spirits.

It's light, refreshing, and has that fruity kick that'll have you coming back for more.

Trust me, one sip, and you'll understand why it's all the rage.

2. Paradise Drink

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When you take a sip of the Paradise Drink, it's as if you've been whisked away to a tropical island.

The flavors are a perfect blend of sweet pineapple and tangy passionfruit, with little bits of diced pineapple that add a delightful surprise to every sip.

The coconut milk brings it all together, giving the drink a creamy, satisfying texture.

It's a simple pleasure that makes you feel like you're lounging on a sunny beach, no matter where you are.

If you're in need of a mini-vacation in a cup, this is the drink that'll take you there.

3. Iced Guava Passion Fruit Drink

Iced Guava Passionfruit Drink

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This drink is a real treat for anyone looking to brighten their day.

It's a smooth, creamy beverage that combines the exotic taste of guava juice with hints of passionfruit.

To make it even more refreshing, it's hand-shaken with a dash of pineapple and a zing of ginger, waking up all the flavors.

The coconut milk adds a velvety touch, making it indulgent yet light.

Poured over ice, this drink is a delightful pick-me-up that's both satisfying and invigorating.

It's like a little sip of sunshine, no matter the weather outside.

4. Vanilla Sweet Cream Cold Brew

Vanilla Sweet Cream Cold Brew

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The Vanilla Sweet Cream Cold Brew is a coffee lover's dream come true.

Imagine this: Starbucks cold-brew coffee, known for its smoothness, gets a cozy touch of vanilla that melds perfectly with the rich coffee notes.

But the real star of the show is the house-made vanilla sweet cream. It's like a soft cloud of sweetness that gently floats on top of the brew, slowly mixing in with each sip you take.

This drink isn't just your average cup of joe; it's an experience, a luxurious treat that's over-the-top and super-smooth.

Whether you're starting your morning or need an afternoon boost, this cold brew is sure to delight you.

5. Frozen Mango Dragonfruit Lemonade Refresher

Mango Dragonfruit Refresher

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The Frozen Mango Dragonfruit Lemonade Refresher is your ticket to a quick tropical getaway.

Sweet mango and the unique taste of dragonfruit come together in a frozen blend that's as vibrant as it is refreshing.

They've even tossed in real dragonfruit pieces for an extra flavor.

And let's not forget the strawberry puree and lemonade, which add a tangy twist that makes this drink absolutely irresistible.

It's like a burst of summer in every cup—a colorful escape that's just perfect for those days when you need a little something to cool you down and lift you up.

6. Cinnamon Caramel Cream Cold Brew

Cinnamon Caramel Cream Cold Brew

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The Cinnamon Caramel Cream Cold Brew is a special treat that will spice up your coffee routine.

Imagine the already smooth Starbucks cold brew, but sweetened with a swirl of cinnamon caramel syrup that adds a warm, comforting flavor.

And it doesn't stop there – on top, there's a generous dollop of cinnamon caramel cold foam that's light as air and infused with the same spicy sweetness.

To finish it off, a sprinkle of cinnamon dolce topping adds just the right amount of spice.

This drink is a cozy hug in a cup, perfect for those mornings on hot days when you need something extra to start your day off right.

7. Iced Peach Green Tea Lemonade

Iced Peach Green Tea Lemonade

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The Iced Peach Green Tea Lemonade is the perfect drink for lounging on the patio and soaking up the sun.

It's a refreshing mix that layers smooth green tea with a playful blend of spearmint, lemon verbena, and lemongrass.

These flavors dance together in your cup, creating a symphony of soothing and invigorating taste.

Then, there's the splash of lemonade that adds just the right amount of zesty brightness, making this drink a delightful surprise with every sip.

It's the kind of refreshment that brings a smile to your face and a moment of pure enjoyment to your day.

8. Pineapple Passionfruit Refresher

A Pineapple Passionfruit Refresher

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The Pineapple Passionfruit Refresher is all about the fresh, vibrant flavors. It's a blend of juicy pineapple and tangy passionfruit, creating a drink that's both sweet and a little bit tart.

With real pieces of pineapple mixed in, you get a burst of fruity goodness in every sip.

This drink is straightforward and refreshing, with no frills—just the delicious taste of tropical fruits that come together to quench your thirst and give you a quick, tasty break in your day.t.

9. Strawberry Crème Frappuccino

Strawberry Crème Frappuccino

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The Strawberry Crème Frappuccino starts with a cool blend of ice and milk, mixed with rich strawberry puree to create a smooth and fruity base.

Then, there's an extra layer of strawberry puree at the bottom for a double dose of berry goodness.

Topped off with a swirl of vanilla whipped cream, this drink is a creamy, dreamy way to enjoy the classic flavor of strawberries in a fun and frosty form.

It's a simple pleasure that's just right for sipping on a sunny day.

10. Iced Toasted Vanilla Oatmilk Shaken Espresso

Iced Toasted Vanilla Oatmilk Shaken Espresso

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The Iced Toasted Vanilla Oatmilk Shaken Espresso is a modern twist on your classic espresso. It's a cool, dairy-free option that's both bold and smooth.

The drink begins with a handful of ice and a generous pour of creamy oatmilk, which is a great plant-based alternative that adds a subtle sweetness.

Then, freshly brewed espresso is shaken in, giving it that rich coffee flavor we all love.

But the real kicker is the toasted vanilla syrup – it's sweet, it's aromatic, and it brings a cozy warmth to the whole drink.

This espresso is a refreshing pick-me-up that's just perfect for those who enjoy a hint of sweetness with their coffee.

11. Iced Pineapple Matcha Drink

Iced Pineapple Matcha Drink

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The Iced Pineapple Matcha Drink is a refreshing blend that's perfect for when you need a little lift.

It's made with premium matcha green tea, known for its smooth taste and energizing kick. The matcha is shaken up with a sweet hint of pineapple and a dash of zesty ginger, creating an exciting and comforting flavor.

Coconut milk is added to the mix, giving the drink a creamy texture and a tropical twist.

All this is poured over ice, resulting in a cool, invigorating beverage that will brighten your day and give you the boost you're looking for.

12. Star Drink

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The Star Drink is a simple, fruity beverage that's like summer in a cup. It starts with a juice that's full of starfruit and kiwi flavors, creating a sweet and slightly tart taste.

Then, they add in real pieces of kiwi, which bring a fun, fresh texture to every sip. This all gets mixed with coconut milk, which adds a creamy smoothness to the drink.

Shaken with ice, it's a cool and refreshing choice that's just right for those warm, sunny days. It's a new way to enjoy the flavors of summer any time you like.

13. Matcha Crème Frappuccino

Matcha Crème Frappuccino

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The Matcha Crème Frappuccino is a cool, creamy delight that's all about the good green vibes.

It's made with sweetened premium matcha green tea, which gives it a vibrant color and a gentle, earthy flavor.

The matcha is blended with milk and ice, creating a smooth and frosty texture that's just right for sipping.

To top it off, there's a generous swirl of sweetened whipped cream, adding a touch of indulgence to this refreshing treat.

It's a simple and delicious way to enjoy the unique taste of matcha, whether you're a longtime fan or trying it for the first time.

14. Iced Cinnamon Dolce Latte

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The Iced Cinnamon Dolce Latte is a sweet little escape in a glass. It starts with classic espresso, rich and full of deep coffee flavor.

Then, they pour in freshly steamed milk, which cools down to just the right temperature as it hits the ice.

The cinnamon dolce-flavored syrup is the star here, adding a warm, spicy sweetness that makes this drink feel like a treat.

And it's not complete without the finishing touches – a dollop of sweetened whipped cream and a sprinkle of cinnamon dolce topping.

This latte is a special blend of comfort and refreshment, perfect for those moments when you want to treat yourself to something special.

15. Salted Caramel Cream Cold Brew

Salted Caramel Cream Cold Brew

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The Salted Caramel Cream Cold Brew is a mix of our super-smooth cold brew coffee, which is known for its mild flavor, with just a touch of caramel to sweeten the deal.

But the best part is on top – a layer of rich cold foam that's got a hint of saltiness to it. This combo of savory and sweet is a real crowd-pleaser.

It's a refreshing choice that's just right for those days when you want something a little different from your regular coffee routine.

Whether you're starting your morning or need an afternoon pick-me-up, this cold brew is a delightful sip that's both indulgent and refreshing.

16. Caramel Ribbon Crunch Frappuccino

Caramel Ribbon Crunch Frappuccino

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The Caramel Ribbon Crunch Frappuccino is a sweet, frosty Starbuck summer drink that's all about the caramel.

It's a blend of buttery caramel syrup, coffee, milk, and ice that creates a smooth and delightful base. But the fun really starts with the toppings.

A layer of dark caramel sauce adds a rich depth of flavor, followed by a pillowy cloud of whipped cream.

Then, a generous caramel drizzle and a sprinkle of crunchy caramel-sugar pieces add the perfect finishing touch.

This drink isn't just tasty—it's also a feast for the eyes. Every sip is packed with deliciousness, making it a perfect pick for anyone with a sweet tooth.

Millie Pham

Hi there! I'm Millie Pham, a devoted brewer and tea lover at heart. As the founder of Bean Leaf Cup, my mission is to share my tea and coffee expertise with you all. I firmly believe that creating a fantastic cup of tea or coffee should be easy for everyone. No matter if you're already a coffee or tea expert or just beginning your journey, I'm here to help you navigate the world of brewing. Welcome aboard!

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