Do Starbucks refreshers have caffeine

Drinking coffee could sometimes be boring. With its usual taste and aroma, drinking it sometimes would make you feel that you have been cloyed with its flavor. 

However, worry not; Starbucks has created a new way to enjoy your afternoon coffee. Starbucks has introduced its Starbucks Refreshers™ for those who want to experience a new way of loving afternoon coffee. 

What are Starbucks Refreshers? 

These sets of different-flavored beverages are made of real fruit juice. Aside from the juices of sweet fruits, it is expertly spiced with Green Coffee Extract, which makes it a satisfying afternoon drink you can buy. 

To what kind of coffee drinkers would Starbucks Refreshers™ be perfect? 

If you prefer a lightly-caffeinated, low-calorie beverage, Starbucks Refreshers is a perfect choice of drink. 

Green Coffee Extract

One of the main ingredients of Starbucks Refreshers is the Green Coffee Extract. As a quick explanation, the coffee bean initially starts as a green bean. The coffee bean is being roasted to perfection in a usual coffee to get its rich aroma. After being roasted, the beans will turn exceptionally dark in color and will have a satisfying flavor. However, Starbucks has made an alternative, new way to extract the caffeine from the coffee beans without the roasted flavor or aroma that we get from the usual coffee to get Green Coffee Extract. 

Do Starbucks Refreshers have caffeine?

Because of the usage of green Arabica coffee beans in this type of Starbucks beverage, it is expected to have caffeine. However, it is only lightly caffeinated, and you will not be able to taste the usual aroma of coffee in this type of drink.  

How much is the caffeine intake from Starbucks Refreshers? 

Many people are ordering these kinds of Starbucks drinks for their kids. Because of its fruity flavor and sweet, non-roasted coffee aroma, people would think that it is good for kids. While it is only lightly caffeinated, it is not recommended for kids. A usual Grande cup of Starbucks Refreshers contains only 45 mg of caffeine. To compare, there is a 165 mg caffeine content in a Grande cup of Iced Coffee, thus, 120 mg less for a Refresher, making everyone enjoy the drink without worrying too much about caffeine over-consumption.  

Three Versions of Starbucks Refresher

  1. Regular Starbucks Refreshers 
  2. Starbucks Refreshers with Lemonade 
  3. Starbucks Refreshers with coconut milk. 

Sizes of Starbucks Refreshers

There are 4 different sizes of Starbucks Refreshers™ that you can order over the counter. 

If you want a lesser caffeine intake, a tall size is what you should order. A tall size contains 12 ounces of the drink. A Grande size, moreover, has 16 ounces of the drink. A Venti size consists of 24 ounces of the drink, while the biggest, the Trenta size, is 30 ounces filled. 

Things you should know more about Starbucks Refresher

Starbucks Refresher can if you do not know yet be added with fruity toppings. These fruity toppings add more dimension to the flavor of every Refresher. Among the favorite toppings, Strawberries and Blue Berries is the topmost pick.

Aside from toppings, Refreshers is not just available as ‘prepared over-the-counter’ of the coffee chain. It can also come in a can as a ready-to-drink beverage. Other than that, Refreshers can also come as powdered drink mixes which you can prepare anytime. 

What are the flavors available for Starbucks Refreshers? 

Of course, this article would not end without listing the most preferred available flavors of Starbucks Refreshers. As a bonus, the caffeine and calorie content of each flavor would also be included. 

Pink Drink It is a drink with Acai Base added with coconut milk. To add flavor, freeze-dried strawberries and ice for a cold refreshing experience are added. It is the most popular drink on the list of available flavors. Its caffeine content in a Grande size is 45 mg, while the calorie content is 140 mg. 

  1. Strawberry Acai Refresher 

It has a Strawberry Acai base, added with water, freeze-dried strawberries, and ice. Its caffeine content is 45 mg, and its calorie content is 90 mg. 

  1. Dragon Drink

It has a Mango Dragon Fruit Refresher base, with a version of coconut milk, freeze-dried dragon fruit pieces, and ice for a cold drink. Its caffeine content is 45 mg, while its calorie content is 130. 

  1. Mango Dragonfruit Refresher 

Its primary ingredients are Mango Dragonfruit Refreshers Base, Water, Freeze-dried Dragonfruit pieces, and ice. Its caffeine content is still 45 mg, while its calorie content is 90 mg.

Other flavors of Starbucks Refreshers include Strawberry Acai Lemonade, Mango Dragonfruit Lemonade, Very Berry Hibiscus, Kiwi Starfruit, Violet Drink, and Star Drink. 

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