Summer Sips


Every day around the world, thousands of people commute to work or school. During the day, especially in the morning, many if those people need to make their daily coffee or tea run. One of America’s most loved coffee shops is none other than Starbucks. This establishment has many different choices of drinks with practically any customization possible for customers to choose from.  SaraJane Weber (11), McKenzie Powell (12), and Ephram Hobbs (12) express their thoughts on their favorite summer Starbucks drinks. 

The nation’s most popular drink is the beloved Pink Drink. It consists of strawberry acai refresher and coconut milk. This cold drink is a sweet start to the day that is sure to brighten your day! It is 140 calories and 27 grams of carbs.

“It is such a refreshing beverage, and the strawberries and coconut milk really give me that summer feel for warm weather,” Weber said. 

Another fan favorite is the Mango Dragonfruit Refresher. This drink consists of mango, dragonfruit, and passion fruit tango tea. This sour tea has a strong kick to it, due to the passion fruit. It is 30 calories and 33 grams of carbs.

“It is better than the Pink Drink. It is my go-to choice for my summer Starbucks choice,” Powell said.

The Caramel Ribbon Crunch Frappuccino is the last standout drink for the summer season, as many adore the sweet taste. Many fall in love with this caramel overload of a drink. It is 470 calories and 66 grams of carbs.

“The whipped cream mixed within the drink brings the drink together and makes it stand out from other drinks,” Hobbs said. 

As summer rolls around the corner, Starbucks is gathering their products to supply the nation with their favorite drinks. The real question is, what drink will be your go-to this summer?