Starbucks is widely known for its amazing drinks around the world. However, have you ever thought, “what are Starbucks reserve drinks?”. Read on to find out what these drinks are.
Being a frequent visitor to Starbucks, I have tried almost every kind of coffee, as they are all delicious. However, I did not know until recently that Starbucks offers a special kind of coffee drinks known as reserved drinks. Starbucks reserve drinks are the rarest and most unique drinks that are offered at the shop, as they are prepared using high quality coffee beans. The beans used to prepare these drinks are usually hand-picked, and roasted in small-batches so that they produce quality taste. When I finally tasted a cup, I knew exactly why they were named like this, as its taste was out of this world. I will share with you the different reserved drinks you can find at Starbucks and how each tastes.
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Dark Chocolate Mocha
Dark Chocolate Mocha was added to the Starbucks menu as a reserved drink and is described as a type of chocolate coffee. This drink is prepared by mixing shots of espresso, dark cocoa sauce, coffee, steamed milk, and ground chocolate. This drink contains 320 calories, fourteen grams fat, and 33 grams sugar. The dark chocolate Mocha taste will depend on the type of chocolate used. Still, it has a sweet and bitter taste from the chocolate and espresso used in preparing it.
Iced Dark Chocolate Mocha
This reserved drink is prepared the same way a dark chocolate mocha will be prepared by mixing a dark cocoa sauce, espresso, ground chocolate, and steamed milk. Unlike the dark chocolate mocha, the iced dark chocolate mocha is added ice to it, making it perfect for a hot summer day. This drink tastes like a typical mocha, with a sweet and bitter flavor from the espresso and chocolate ingredients. This drink contains 260 calories, 28 grams of sugar, and 10 grams of fat.
Hazelnut Bianco Latte
The Hazelnut Bianco Latte drink is your number one option if you are looking for a perfect reserved drink. The drink is prepared by mixing Starbucks reserve espresso with hazelnut praline-infused milk. This drink contains 18 grams of fat. Three hundred eighty calories and 36 grams of sugar. It has a taste of sweet nuts.
Reserve Cold Brew
This is another simple reserve drink available at Starbucks, and it is prepared by adding perfect ice over a smooth cup of reserved coffee. The coffee used in this drink consists of medium roast coffee, spiced citrus with dark nutty chocolate flavors. The reserve cold brew contains no sugar or fat and has five calories, making it a healthy drink. The drink has a bolder, richer, and relatively sweeter coffee taste .
Reserve Nitro Cold Brew
This Starbucks reserve drink is prepared by infusing its cold rink with nitrogen to give the brew a naturally sweet flavor. The Reserve nitro cold brew contains no sugar and fats and has five calories.
Reserve Iced Latte
If you want a reserved drink that is coffee based, the iced latte is the drink you should go for. This drink has a strong caffeine concentration and may seem too much if you try it out for the first time. The reserved Iced latte is prepared by mixing Starbucks reserved espresso shots, cold brew coffee, and milk. This drink has a smooth chocolatey taste. You can also choose to add ice to this drink. The famous reserved drink has 210 calories, 11 grams fat, and 16 grams sugar.
Reserve Iced Hazelnut Bianco Latte
This reserved iced hazelnut Bianco latte is among the popular drinks at Starbucks and is prepared by mixing milk, cold brewed coffee, and reserved espresso shots. This drink has a sweet and nutty flavor from the hazelnut Bianco syrup and tastes like a delicious and creamy dessert. You will enjoy this drink if you love sweet caffeinated drinks. This drink contains 280 calories, 13 grams fat, and 26 grams sugar.
Reserve Iced Bourbon Barrel Aged Latte
This reserved drink is prepared by mixing shots of reserved espressos. Cold brew coffee milk. This drink is the best choice if you want to try out a unique and new drink, as it is rarely found in other shops. Due to the barrel aging process, the reserved iced bourbon barrel-aged latte has a sweet and smokey taste.
This special Starbucks reserved drink is prepared by mixing espresso shots with chai tea and steamed milk. A certain amount of reserve nitro cold brew blend is added to the drink, giving it the perfect blend. Dirty Chai is then topped with a sprinkle of cinnamon powder and foam.
Espresso Con Panna
This rare Starbucks reserved drink is prepared by mixing double shots of Starbucks reserve espresso with cream and a few sprinkles of demerara sugar. This drink is absolutely sweet and perfect for you if you have a sweet tooth. This drink has a sweet taste due to the whipped cream always used as a topping.
The affogato reserved drink is made by taking a scoop of vanilla ice cream and then topping it up with a double shot of Starbucks reserve espresso. This drink is evenly balanced and has a blended taste of mocha and coffee flavor.
The espresso macchiato is another reserved drink that many customers love, and it is prepared by mixing steamed milk with Starbucks espresso shots. This drink is then topped up with a layer of foam. If you want a reserved hot coffee drink, you should go for this drink. The drink has a creamy and sweet taste.
If you want delicious coffee apart from the regular Starbucks coffee, you should buy a reserved drink, as it is specially made with ingredients that give it the perfect taste and flavor.
What Makes Starbucks Reserve Special?
Starbucks reserve is special as its coffee drinks are made from high-quality coffee beans, unlike regular Starbucks.
How Do the Starbucks Reserve Beans Get Chosen?
By tasting the coffee beans and handpicking only those of high quality.
Are Starbucks’ reserve drinks healthy?
These drinks are very healthy as they contain lower calories and less sugar and fats.
Kai Jordan worked as a Certified Nutrition Specialist and now a food critic whose main objective is to provide consumers with as much information as they need to make the right choices concerning foods and drinks. Jordan is passionate about helping the public reach their health-related goals but also keen on reviewing foods and drinks offered by some of the famous restaurants the likes of Starbucks.
Kai has therefore created well-researched and comprehensive excerpts regarding the services and products offered by the giant restaurant chain. And which can be retrieved from Starbmag.com, apart from talking writing, and dealing with food Kai loves also to Kayak. You can read more about me on the about us page.