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    Did You Know Starbucks Make Lemonade Drinks? (They’re What Everyone’s Talking About)

    by Scott | Last Updated: May 16, 2022

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    When life gives you lemons, what should you do?

    Let’s face it, the recent years feel like they’ve been handing out way more than everyone’s fair share of lemons and there are always a lot of negative things to focus on. To give you a break from things for a while, let’s talk about lemonade.

    Seems random?

    For a lot of folk, there’s nothing more nostalgic than the taste of fresh lemonade on a hot summer’s day. Maybe you were that kid, growing your own business by selling it on a street corner or maybe you remember your grandmother pouring you a glass when you rushed in from playing outside.

    Lemonade is inherently fun, playful, and tastes like summer in liquid form. For me, nothing makes me feel more carefree and child-like than enjoying a fresh glass of the stuff every year when spring finally arrives.

    I used to think Starbucks only really did coffee-based options and maybe the occasional chai tea. It’s only recently I discovered that they not only have their own blend of lemonade but they also have a whole range of lemonade-based drinks, suitable for any summer mood.

    Here are ten Starbucks lemonade drinks, some with caffeine, and some without. I’ve included the basic nutritional information for a grande option but please bear in mind that these values will change with different sizes of drinks.

    As an extra treat, I’ve also included three secret menu items and some common FAQs to tell you everything you need to know about the Starbucks lemonade drinks.

    some fresh lemonade in a glass mason jar

    Starbucks Lemonade

    Starbucks has its own version of the classic glass of lemonade. A combination of water, lemon juice, sugar, and lemon oil served over ice. It’s tangy, zesty, and the perfect treat on a hot summer’s day.

    Grande: 120 calories, 27g sugar, 0g fat

    Blended Strawberry Lemonade

    Starbucks Blended Strawberry Lemonade

    If you can’t decide between a cold drink and a slushy then this Starbucks drink is perfect for you. It combines the Starbucks lemonade with creme frappuccino syrup and strawberry puree sauce. These are added to a blender along with ice and blended up into a thick, sweet treat that tastes of summer in a glass.

    Grande: 190 calories, 45g sugar, 0g fat

    Mango Dragonfruit Lemonade Starbucks Refreshers

    The Mango Dragonfruit Refresher by Starbucks is a super sweet way to get your brain awake for the day. The Mango Dragonfruit base contains natural green coffee extract so it will give you that all-important caffeine buzz. This is combined with lemonade and freeze-dried dragonfruit pieces so you get the natural flavors included.

    Grande: 140 calories, 31g sugar, 0g fat

    Strawberry Açaí Lemonade Starbucks Refreshers

    an iced Strawberry Acai drink

    If you’re more of a fan of strawberries then this refresher will tick all the boxes. The refresher base used also contains green coffee extract to get your blood pumping and it’s flavored with natural fruit juice and white grape juice concentrate. This is blended up with ice, lemonade, and freeze-dried strawberries. It’s the perfect summertime treat.

    Grande: 140 calories, 32g sugar, 0g fat

    Iced Black Tea Lemonade

    If you love iced tea and you love lemonade then look no further than this iced tea lemonade! A blend of black tea is used to create the base and this is topped up with lemonade and served over ice. The beauty of this recipe is all the sugars come from the lemonade so it’s a lower calorie option.

    Grande: 50 calories, 11g sugar, 0g fat

    Iced Peach Green Tea Lemonade

    This recipe combines the Starbucks Teavana iced peach green tea which is a blend of green teas, hibiscus, lemongrass, and other natural flavorings with the Starbucks lemonade recipe. It’s smooth and sweet and everything a summer drink should be.

    Grande: 80 calories, 18g sugar, 0g fat

    Iced Green Tea Lemonade

    To make this lemonade drink the barista will combine lemonade with a blend of green teas including spearmint, lemon verbena, and lemongrass. This is shaken over ice for a chilly, refreshing treat that’s packed full of flavor and antioxidants.

    Grande: 50 calories, 11g sugar, 0g fat

    Iced Matcha Lemonade

    two glasses of matcha lemonade

    If you love a matcha latte then you’re going to love this next option. Starbucks matcha powder is added to their lemonade before it’s shaken over ice. It’s delicious and also stunning to look at with its vibrant green color and makes the perfect addition to any rainbow drink assortment for Instagram or Tiktok.

    Grande: 120 calories, 27g sugar, 0g fat

    Iced Passion Tango Tea Lemonade

    Starbucks passion tea lemonade is the perfect balance of apple, hibiscus, and lemongrass combined with lemonade and shaken over ice to create this delicious treat that’s sparkling with fresh flavors.

    Grande: 50 calories, 11g sugar, 0g fat

    Honey Citrus Mint Tea

    Originally a Starbucks secret menu veteran, this drink became so popular that it moved to the official menu. It’s the only hot option that includes lemonade. This recipe combines jade citrus mint green tea with peach tranquility herbal tea, hot water, and steamed lemonade. Honey blend is used as a sweetener to finish off this delicious and comforting concoction.

    Grande: 130 calories, 30g sugar, 0g fat

    Secret Menu Items

    Guava Black Iced Tea Lemonade

    A Starbucks Guava Black Iced Tea Lemonade

    This option combines the regular iced black tea lemonade with the addition of guava juice for tropical summer vibes.

    Sunset Iced Tea Drink

    This drink combines iced green tea, peach juice, lemonade, raspberry syrup, and ice. The barista will leave space at the top of the glass to pour over a passion tango tea on top. This will create layers of pinks, oranges, and reds to create the most beautiful sunset in a glass.

    Tropical Berry Lemonade

    This drink starts as a venti lemonade which is topped with guava and mango juice. Finish with blackberry inclusions for a sweet, tasty, and lightly caffeinated treat.


    Does Starbucks have any lemonade drinks?

    Starbucks has ten lemonade drinks on its official menu. From iced tea to refreshers and blended beverages there’s a perfect option for everyone.

    What’s the best lemonade drink at Starbucks?

    The traditional Starbucks Lemonade always wins here. It’s zesty and tangy and super refreshing. If it’s lemons you’re craving then skip all the extras and just go for the original, you won’t regret it.

    What are the Starbucks lemonade calories?

    A grande lemonade (that’s 16 fl oz) has 120 calories, 28g total carbohydrates 27 of which come from sugars, and 0g of fat.

    Final Thoughts

    Although Starbucks is best known for its coffee-based beverages, they also do a pretty good job when it comes to lemonade. When spring comes around each year there’s no better drink to get you feeling fresh and ready for the good weather quite like a citrusy glass of lemonade. Next time you visit your local Starbucks, why not try one of these lemonade-based delights?

    Can you guess what keeps me up at night? You guessed it! Copious amounts of coffee beans. What? I brew them first.