Whether you are looking for something sweet or not, here are the 16 best hot drinks at Starbucks.

We, at elijahcoffee.com present the best 16  hot drinks at Starbucks:

  1. Brewed Coffee
  2. Cafe Misto
  3. Flat White
  4. Cinnamon Dulce Latte
  5. Chestnut Pralene Latte
  6. Caramel Brulée Latte
  7. Pumpkin Spice Latte
  8. Caramel Macchiato
  9. Peppermint Mocha
  10. Toasted White Chocolate Mocha
  11. Hot Chocolate
  12. Caramel Apple Spice
  13. Honey Citrus Mint Tea
  14. Chai Tea Latte
  15. London Fog Tea Latte
  16. Matcha Green Tea Latte


Continue reading to find out why these 16 drinks are some of the most popular drinks at Starbucks. 

No. 16: Brewed Coffee

For the coffee connoisseur a brewed coffee is often the way to go. For the best brew, order the clover brewed coffee. Brewed coffee is great because you can add as much or as little sugar as you want. 

Brewed coffee is the ideal way to determine what kinds of coffee you like best. To do a coffee tasting start with a tall, brewed coffee. The first thing you do is waft the steam towards you to get a hint of the smells. 

Then you want to take a loud slurping sip. You slurp in order to spread the flavor across your taste buds. Make sure the coffee is not too hot. You may need to let it cool down before taking a sip. 

No. 15: Cafe Misto

If you are not a fan of straight black coffee, a Cafe Misto is the next best way to taste coffee. You can order it with any brewed coffee and any milk option. You can also request the addition of your favorite syrup or even mocha sauce. 

A plain grande cafe misto is 110 calories and has 150 mg of caffeine. If you order a blonde cafe misto it will have more caffeine. A cafe misto is half brewed coffee and half milk. So if you get a grande you can calculate the calories based on how many calories 1 cup of your chosen milk would be.

No. 14: Flat White

The Flat White and Honey Almond Milk Flat White are great for anyone looking for a smooth sip. Flat Whites are typically made with whole milk. However, you can order them with other milks. They are also made with a special kind of espresso shot called a ristretto shot. The ristretto shot is smoother than most espresso shots.

13. Cafe Latte

For a year-round popular drink, the Cafe Latte is one of the most customizable. You can order it with any type of milk, any syrup flavor you want, and as many espresso shots as you want. Extra espresso shots do cost more. 

The two most popular flavors available all year are the vanilla latte and the cinnamon dulce latte. Seasonal favorites are the Pumpkin Spice Latte (PSL), the Chestnut Praline Latte, and the Caramel Brulée Latte. 

12. Pumpkin Spice Latte (PSL)

The Pumpkin Spice Latte is one of the most popular lattes available at Starbucks. For some people it is too sweet, and others can’t get enough of it. The PSL becomes available every year in September and is available through December.

The flavors of nutmeg, cinnamon, ginger, and clove are the perfect start to a cool autumn day. This drink is perfect for anyone who is a fan of pumpkin pie. 

11. Caramel Brulée Latte

The Caramel Brulée Latte is the perfect Winter Holiday beverage for fans of caramel. This delicious beverage has two espresso shots, Caramel Brulée syrup, steamed milk, and Caramel Brulée sprinkles. You can order it with or without whip cream and, as always, you can sub whichever milk you prefer. A typical grande is 410 calories and has 150 mg of caffeine. 

In the 10th Place: Chestnut Praline Latte

The Chestnut Praline Latte is another seasonal favorite. This nutty and sweet drink is made from steamed milk, two espresso shots, chestnut praline syrup, and whip cream topped with chestnut praline sprinkles. A grande drink is 330 calories and has 150 mg of caffeine. As with any drink you can customize this one however you prefer.

Place No. 9: Caramel Macchiato

The Caramel Macchiato is available all year long and is the perfect drink for caramel fans when the holiday Caramel Brulée Latte is not available. New in the year of 2021, was the Apple Crisp Macchiato. It is still too early to see if that one will take off but the caramel macchiato is an oldy but goody.

8. Peppermint Mocha

Starbucks Mochas are one of the most popular drinks for chocolate lovers. The smooth rich chocolate is irresistible. The peppermint mocha is available year-round however during the holiday season they have the special chocolate curls. The good news for fans of white chocolate is that you can order a white chocolate mocha with peppermint.

7. Toasted White Chocolate Mocha

The Toasted White Chocolate Mocha used to just be the white chocolate mocha. During the holiday season this mocha has special holiday sprinkles on top. It is worth the extra calories from the whip cream just to get a look.

6. Hot Chocolate

If you are looking for something without caffeine look no further than the hot chocolate selection. If you love your peppermint mocha, grab a peppermint hot chocolate. It is the same drink only without the coffee. If you are more of a white chocolate lover, they have one of those two! 

In the 5th Place: Caramel Apple Spice

The Caramel Apple Spice is a drink made from steamed apple juice, cinnamon dulce syrup, whipped cream and caramel drizzle. This delicious drink is very popular in the autumn, but it’s available all year long. So, if you are looking for something a little sweet and fruity, take a delicious sip of this caffeine-free beverage.

4: Honey Citrus Mint Tea

The Honey Citrus Mint Tea started out as an item on Starbucks secret menu. Called the Medicine Ball, it was intended to be a drink to help someone get past the cold and flu season sniffles. This delicious drink is made from steamed lemonade, green tea, and honey. 

3. Chai Tea Latte

The Chai Tea Latte is perfect for someone looking for a sweet and spicy drink. This coffee free drink, nonetheless, has caffeine from the black tea. A grande drink is 240 calories and has 95 mg of caffeine. You can customize it by sub milks or asking for more or less chai concentrate. 

2.London Fog Tea Latte

The London Fog Tea Latte is earl grey tea in steamed milk with vanilla syrup. This creamy version of earl grey tea is perfect for a cold morning. A grande drink is 180 calories and has 40 mg of caffeine. 

And No. One: Matcha Green Tea Latte

The Matcha Green Tea Latte is made from steaming milk with matcha powder. This drink is only a few years old and has become popular fairly quickly. A grande drink is 240 calories and has 80 mg of caffeine.

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Nicola R.

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