Starbucks drinks come in different sizes, mainly based on the sort of drink being served, and whether or not it is served hot. Each cup size comes with a different capacity. So, what is a trenta at Starbucks?
A trenta is the largest cup size of all Starbucks cups. It has a capacity of a whopping 30 ounces, making it quite large and ideal for iced drinks. The cup gets its name from the Italian word for 30 which is trenta.
I have always loved the feel of a cold drink in the heart of summer, especially after having a long run. Being that I am a big fan of Starbucks iced coffees and refreshers, I decided to take a trenta acai refresher once because I could not get enough. Since then, I have been experimenting with many other drinks in a trenta cup for something of a ‘full’ experience.
What are Starbucks Trenta drinks?
Here is a detailed breakdown of some of the best and most popular trenta drinks on the Starbucks menu.
This is likely the simplest coffee drink available at Starbucks. It is great for anyone looking for a strong caffeine kick from a simple coffee drink. Iced coffee is made by combining fresh coffee brew, classic syrup, and ice. You, however, can request different types of syrup such as vanilla hazelnut, and others to alter the flavor profile of the drink.
When it comes to caloric content, you will find that this drink is an easy favorite for many people, especially those trying to keep their calorie intake low. A full iced trenta cup of iced coffee comes with just 160 calories which is pretty low considering how large a trenta is.
To order simple iced coffee at Starbucks, ask the barista for an iced trenta coffee with simple syrup. You can also ask for extra ice or lite ice, and you can ask for other variations such as heavy cream, milk, and other spices and syrups for added flavor.
The iced espresso is not available in a trenta size, largely because it contains plain shots of expresso whose caffeine content is quite high. You can, however, get an iced shaken espresso in a trenta cup, but only if you ask for extra ice. The iced shaken espresso is made using milk, shots of espresso brew, ice, and classic syrup. You can also ask for other types of syrup to change the flavor of the drink. Many people like to order this with vanilla syrup as it works really well with the milk.
When it comes to caloric content, a trenta cup of iced shaken espresso comes with 160 calories which is pretty decent, especially for people looking to keep their weight down. If, however, you want to have fewer carbs with it, you can have sugar-free syrup instead.
To order this drink in a trenta cup, ask the barista to give you an iced venti shaken espresso with extra ice, along with the syrup of your choice.
Pumpkin Cream Cold Brew
This drink is one of the most unique coffees at Starbucks, thanks to its flavor profile. It is made by mixing brewed coffee with pumpkin cream old foam which is airy and light, and ice, and sugar. The drink is then sweetened with vanilla syrup and topped with pumpkin spice for that extra pumpkin spice kick.
Because it comes with more ingredients than iced coffee and iced espresso, the pumpkin cream cold brew has a higher caloric content. A trenta drink contains 360 calories which is pretty high. You can, however, reduce the number of carbs you consume by taking your drink with sugar-free syrup.
To order this drink, ask the barista for an iced trenta cold foam cold brew with pumpkin sauce in the cold foam, and three pumps of sugar-free vanilla syrup. Be sure to ask them not to include vanilla in the milk before it is added.
Salted Caramel Cream Cold Brew
If you like a sweet and savory drink, this is will make an incredible choice for you. It is a drink made by combining brewed coffee with salted caramel cream and ice. It is then sweetened using vanilla syrup and topped with rich cold foam which is salted.
When it comes to calories, this drink contains a considerably high number, delivering up to 310 calories for every trenta cup. This is a result of the salted caramel cream and rich cold foam. The drink also contains a total of 37 grams of sugar as well as 16 grams of fat, which makes it unfit for people trying to watch their weight.
To order this drink, ask the barista for a trenta cold brew with 5 pumps of white mocha sauce topped with salted sweet cold foam. You can ask that they drizzle salted caramel sauce inside the cup before the drink is poured in. if you want it cold, ask the barista to include ice.
Honey Almondmilk Cold Brew
One of the reasons why this drink is a popular choice for many is the fact that it combines a savory nuttiness from the almond milk and sweetness from the honey blend. To make it, a barista mixes brewed coffee with almond milk, then the drink is sweetened with a honey blend. Because the drink is mostly served cold, ice is added into the trenta cup before the rest of the ingredients are introduced.
This drink is an excellent choice for people looking to have low-calorie beverages since a trenta cup comes with just 100 calories. Seeing as it is also sweetened using a honey blend, this drink is considered healthy.
To order this drink, simply ask the barista for an iced honey almond milk cold brew.
Starbucks Reserve Cold Brew
A Starbucks Reserve brew refers to a coffee drink made from a special blend of coffee that is obtained from unknown sources that include family farms and ancient sources. The blends are mostly available in selected stores, but you can order them in the said stores in trenta cups if you like.
When it comes to calorie content, there is no specific number since it is determined by the ingredients and auditions included in your drink.
To order Starbucks Reserve cold brew, find a store that has it, and order it in the combination you prefer.
Vanilla Sweet Cream Cold Brew
This drink combines a sweet creamy taste and characteristic smoothness which are favorites among many Starbucks drink customers. It is made from slow steeped cold brew coffee made from a special blend which is then mixed with vanilla sweet cream, vanilla syrup, and ice. The double vanilla flavor and cream contribute in a large way to the drink’s decadence.
Interestingly enough, it does not come with many calories. A 30 fl oz trenta cup only contains 210 calories, 100 of which are from fat. While it is not a healthy drink, it is somewhat acceptable for people looking to keep the carbs away.
To order this drink, ask the barista for an iced trenta vanilla sweet cream cold brew.
Iced Guava Back Tea/Lemonade
If you are looking to have an elevated lemonade to refresh you on a cold day, this is it. The drink is made from an infusion of guava juice and lemonade, water, and ice. Unlike other drinks which are sweetened using syrups, this one is flavored using liquid cane sugar, with the trenta cup carrying up to 7 pumps of the same.
The drink is also quite low in caloric count, and it contains 180 calories in the trenta cup. To order this drink, ask the barista for an iced trenta iced guava black tea lemonade with either extra or lite ice.
Iced Black Tea Lemonade
This drink is a tea lovers’ delight as it is pretty simple yet refreshing. It is made from an infusion of black tea, shaken together with lemonade and ice, and sweetened using cane sugar.
It is a favorite for people looking to maintain a low-calorie diet, with a trenta cup containing just 90 calories.
To order this drink, ask the barista for an iced trenta black tea lemonade.
Iced London Fog Tea Latte
Normally, an iced London fog tea latte does not come in a trenta cup, especially on the Starbucks app menu, but you can request the same over the counter at any Starbucks outlet. The drink has rich citrusy tones that combine with a taste of lavender and a hint of vanilla. The drink is made using ice, milk, and water infused with lavender flowers, bergamot essence, and black tea, then it is sweetened with vanilla syrup.
The drink comes with a total of 260 calories which is not overly excessive. It, however, is not ideal for people looking to lose or maintain weight. To order this drink, ask the barista for an iced trenta iced London fog tea latte, and you can ask them to change the milk to a nut variation.
Iced Royal English Breakfast Tea Latte
This is pretty much like the Iced London fog tea latte, but it does not have the bergamot essence or lavender flowers. The tea contains a unique blend of tea from Sri Lanka and India, milk, and ice. It is sweetened using cane sugar.
A trenta cup of this drink comes with up to 260 calories, and while the number is not too high, it is not ideal for people looking to maintain a low-calorie diet for weight loss or maintenance.
To order this drink, ask the barista for an iced trenta Royal English Breakfast Tea Latte with 2% milk.
Kiwi Starfruit Lemonade Refresher
If you are looking for a nice summer treat, this is one of the drinks you ought to try. It is made from a starfruit and kiwi-flavored juice bend, lemonade, and ice, then it is topped with pieces of freeze-dried kiwi.
Delightful and simple as this drink is, it is not ideal for weight loss or diets as a trenta cup contains up to 280 calories which are considered significantly high for people on certain diet restrictions.
To order this drink, ask the barista for an iced trenta kiwi starfruit lemonade with either extra or lite ice.
Kiwi Starfruit Refresher
This drink is also a great summer treat, but it is less citrusy. It is made from a simple starfruit and kiwi juice blend shaken together with ice. It is then topped with pieces of freeze dried kiwi.
The drink has a much lower calorie count, presenting 180 calories in the trenta cup, making it ideal for people looking to maintain a low calorie diet.
To order the kiwi starfruit refresher, ask the barista for an iced trenta kiwi starfruit refresher.
The violet drink has an interesting flavor combination of berry and creamy tones. It is made by combining a berry refresher base, coconut milk, and ice. These are shaken together and topped with freeze dried blackberries.
This drink comes with a significantly high number of calories, with a trenta drink presenting up to 220 calories. It is great for having during the summer but in measured quantities.
To order the violet drink, ask the barista for an iced trenta violet drink.
Blueberry Acai Refresher
This is one of the juice-based refreshers with a decent amount of caffeine. The refresher is made from a blend of sweet blueberry and acai refresher juices and sparkling caffeinated water. It is often sold canned, but you can order it from a store in a trenta cup.
The drink comes with around 280 calories, largely because it has high amounts of sugar. To order the blueberry acai refresher, ask the barista for an iced trenta blueberry acai refresher.
Very Berry Hibiscus Refresher
If you are looking for a caffeinated refresher, this would be a great pick. The drink has a rich berry flavor from real berry juice shaken together with ice. It is served on ice and is then topped with whole blackberries.
The very hibiscus refresher only contains 130 calories, making it great for weight loss diets. To order it, ask the barista for an iced trenta very berry hibiscus refresher.
This drink is one of the most popular Starbucks refreshers, and it is made by combining strawberry acai base and passion fruit juice with creamy coconut milk served over ice. It is then topped with freeze dried strawberry chunks.
There is a considerably high amount of calories in this refresher, with a trenta cup presenting 270 calories, making it unfit for people looking to maintain a low calorie diet.
To order this drink, ask the barista for an iced trenta strawberry acai refresher with extra or lite ice.
This drink has rich tropical tones, and it is made by combining a mango dragonfruit refresher base with ice and creamy coconut milk. It is served over ice and is then topped with freeze dried dragonfruit pieces.
A trenta cup of this drink comes with up to 270 calories which are considerably high. For this reason, it may not be an ideal fit for anyone looking to maintain a low calorie diet.
To order this drink, ask the barista for an iced trenta dragon drink with lite or extra ice.
Mango Dragonfruit Lemonade Refresher
If you are looking for a drink with rich citrus tones, you should try this one. It is made by combining a mango and dragonfruit refresher base with lemonade. It is then served over ice and topped with freeze dried dragon fruit chunks.
Like the dragon fruit drink, this beverage has a high calorie count, with a 30 fl oz cup delivering 280 calories. To order the mango dragonfruit lemonade refresher, ask the barista for an iced trenta mango dragonfruit lemonade with extra or lite ice.
Strawberry Acai Lemonade Refresher
When it comes to tropical flavors, this drink presents a petty unique combination. It is made from a strawberry acai base that has hints of white grape juice which is then combined with a rich lemonade that has both lemon juice and lemon oil. The drink is served over ice and is then topped with freeze dried strawberries.
The drink has a high calorie count, with a 30 fl oz cup presenting up to 280 calories. While the drink is great for staying refreshed, it is not ideal for weight loss.
To order the strawberry acai lemonade refresher, ask the barista for an iced trenta strawberry acai lemonade refresher.
Very Berry Hibiscus Lemonade Refresher
This drink presents a delightful mix of berry and lemonade, making it a good choice for people looking for a tropical experience. The drink is made by combining a strawberry acai base with lemonade, and the mixture is served over ice. It is then poured over ice and served in a trenta cup.
As imagined, this beverage has a considerably high calorie count, with a trenta cup presenting up to 280 calories. To order this drink, ask the barista for an iced trenta very berry hibiscus lemonade refresher with either extra or lite ice.
Mango Dragonfruit Refresher
Also rich in tropical notes and flavors, this drink is incredible to have during the hot summer months. The mango dragonfruit refresher is made using the mango and dragonfruit refresher base served over ice and topped with freeze dried dragonfruit pieces.
Because it has a low calorie count, this drink is an easy favorite for people looking to maintain a strict diet. A trenta cup of the mango dragonfruit refresher comes with only 180 calories.
To order this drink, ask the barista for an iced trenta dragonfruit refresher.
The star drink is a fruity and creamy beverage that is quite nice. It is made from a kiwi starfruit refresher base that contains coffee extract and coconut milk. The mixture is served over ice in a trenta cup and topped with chunks of freeze dried kiwi.
The star drink has something of a high calorie count, presenting 260 calories in a 30 fl oz cup. It may not be the drink of choice for people looking to maintain a low calorie diet.
To order this drink, ask the barista for an iced trenta star drink, and you can request extra or lite ice.
Strawberry Acai Refresher
This is a pretty simple drink made from strawberry acai base served over ice. It has light strawberry tones and is pretty sweet. The drink is served over ice, and then it is topped with freeze dried strawberries.
This refresher has a pretty low calorie count, presenting only 190 calories in a trenta cup. It is great for people on diets or who are trying to maintain a certain weight.
To order this drink, ask the barista for an iced trenta strawberry acai refresher.
If you are looking to have a massive drink to get refreshed or to get a strong caffeine dose, a trenta is definitely the cup size for you. There is quite an assortment of drinks available in this cup size, and they are almost always iced. Be sure to give your order in the right sequence for the best result and experience.
Do all Starbucks locations have trenta cups?
Yes, all Starbucks locations across the United States and other participating countries of the world have trenta cups. The sizes of trenta cups in certain countries may, however, vary.
Can you order a pink drink in a trenta cup?
Yes, you can. You can also order the same in a venti cup but request extra ice so that it is served in a trenta cup.
How much is a trenta coffee?
A trenta iced coffee (with or without milk) at Starbucks costs about $3.45, but this may increase based on toppings and other additions.
Do trenta drinks contain more caffeine?
Yes, they do. Trenta drinks have more coffee than those in smaller cups.
How many shots of espresso are in a trenta cup?
Each trenta cup contains about 5 shots of espresso.
How many pumps of syrup are in a trenta cup?
A trenta cup is usually sweetened using 5 pumps of syrup. If you ask for extra ice, however, you can request one or two extra shots of syrup.
Are trenta drinks sweeter?
No, the syrup used is proportionate to the size of the drink.
Why can’t you order hot drinks in a trenta cup?
Seeing as a trenta is pretty large, it is considered a hazard to sell hot drinks in such sizes as the risk of accidents is higher.