Last Thursday Starbucks raised their beverage prices by an average of 1% across the U.S, a move that represented the company’s first significant price increase in 18 months.
Now according to the blog Fast Food Price, the absolute cheapest drink on the Starbucks menu is an organic apple juice box for $1.75. Maybe this fluctuates based on location, maybe not, but it’s only 20 cents more for a tall black coffee and probably pretty close in price to a short black coffee.
Bang For Your Buck: 7 Creative $3 Starbucks Concoctions Minty Hot Chocolate. Cost: $3.45 (price includes syrup) Raspberry Passion Tea Lemonade. Cost: $2.75 (price includes syrup) Vanilla Bean Frappuccino. Cost: $3.75. Iced Coffee With Milk and Flavored Syrup. Cost: $2.45 (price includes syrup and milk) Iced Vanilla Americano. Caramel Apple Spice. Strawberry Blend Lemonade.
(Learn the other coffee drink Starbucks employees say you should never order.) Of course, you could always shell out for an extra espresso shot (annoyingly, a Grande with an extra shot costs $4.45 instead of the $4.15 for a Venti), but the ex-barista has another insider tip.
You may have noticed that your cup of coffee from Starbucks just got more expensive . This week, the coffee chain bumped up prices on all sizes of its coffee by between 10 cents and 20 cents, the Wall Street Journal reports. The reason Starbucks ‘ coffee prices are going up is due to a recent spike in operating costs.
If you like to drink water with your coffee (coffee can be dehydrating, after all), don’t pay for bottled water : You can get filtered water for free at Starbucks . You can only get this drink at one Starbucks in the entire world.
Free ice waters Starbucks uses filtered water to make its coffee, so if you ask for a free cup of ice water, it’s probably cleaner than the bottled water you’ll pay more than $2.00 for.
How To Make Your Starbucks Order Cheaper Seasonal teas (with or without lemonade) Price: Tall, $2.75. Cold brew. Price: Tall, $2.94. Starbucks Fizzio handcrafted sodas. Price: Tall, $2.45, Grande, $2.95. Iced coffee. Price: Tall, $2.25, Grande, $2.65, Venti, $2.95. Espresso Drinks. Refreshers. Hot coffee.
Want more bang for your Starbucks ? We tested 8 money-saving hacks Hack 1: Pay half price for an iced latte. Hack 2: Order a tall coffee in a grande cup to avoid dumping coffee when you add milk. Hack 3: Order cheaper chai tea instead of a chai tea latte. Hack 4: Pay half for coffee by ordering a French press.
1. $2 Iced Lattes. Speaking of getting creative, you can score yourself a cheap “iced latte” if you order a triple espresso over ice in a Venti cup. Head on over to the condiment area to fill up your cup with milk.
Andrew Chifari claims to have created the world’s most expensive Starbucks drink, containing 60 shots of espresso and costing a staggering $54.75. It’s called the Sexagintuple Vanilla Bean Mocha Frappuccino.
Number of Espresso Shots You can order a single (solo) shot, double (aka doppio ) shot, a triple, or a quad. If you’re ordering a short or a Tall, your drink already comes with one shot of espresso, if you order a Grande or Venti, it comes with two, and if you order an iced Venti or Trenta, you’ll get three.
– According to a new report from the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), having more than five espresso shots a day could lead to health issues like heart problems, insomnia and panic attacks. “[Caffeine] is a drug.
Want to know how to order Starbucks like a pro ? Tell the baristas your drink in the right order . Here are the steps every barista wish you knew: Hot or iced. Size of drink. Do you want it decaf? Number of shots. Would you like syrup? (If so, how much?) Type of milk. Add the extras or make adjustments. The name of your drink.