How Much Is A Pink Drink At Starbucks? (And How To Prepare At Home)

Starbucks is always full of surprises and pink is one of the most admired surprise drinks by them. In April 2017, Starbucks added this beverage to its official menu called Pink Drink. 

Since then, it’s become a big hit with consumers. This drink, made with strawberry Acai refresher and coconut milk alternated with water, But how much is a pink drink at Starbucks?

Generally, the pink drink costs $4.45 for a large, $4.95, and $5.45 for a large. There is no doubt that this drink is a summer refresher that keeps the body and minds cool, but it is not cheap, but it is definitely worth it due to its quality and value. 

Later in this article, you will get to know about the pink drink more and why it costs so high. Keep reading!

How Much Is A Pink Drink At Starbucks

The price of the pink drink at Starbucks is not constant. Seemingly, the price of the pink drink varies depending on the place, size, and ingredients. Also, if you want the drink customized as you like then the price may go higher. 

However, initially a grande size pink drink can cost you around $4.95. If the size changes then the price will get lower or higher. Likely, the tall drink costs $4.45, a Venti $5.65, and the Trenta costs around $5.95. Moreover, these are the prices in New York. 

So, if you are living in a different state then the price can get lower or higher because of the prices of the raw ingredients as Starbucks only uses authentic products. 

Besides, there are customizable options for all the drinks of Starbucks. Meanwhile, it can cost you a couple of bucks more if you want a customized drink.

What Are The Ingredients Of The Starbucks Pink Drink 

Though Starbucks drinks are delicious their ingredients are not so complex. The magic happens in the ratio of the ingredients and in the making process. Likewise, the Starbucks pink drink contains exactly four ingredients: 

  • Strawberry acai juice
  • Coconut milk
  • Freeze-dried strawberries
  • And ice

You can order different sizes of the drink with different amounts of each ingredient. Although strawberry and coconut milk are the two main ingredients. These two basic ingredients give your favorite drink the signature flavor. However, you can customize your ingredients as always everyone does in Starbucks.

Starbucks Pink Drink Recipe To Try At Home

As you know the core ingredients now, it is not hard anymore to try on the Starbucks pink drink at home. All you need to do is follow the steps below. 

Ingredients you’ll need:

  • Frozen strawberries (2 cups) 
  • Berry green tea bags (2) 
  • Hot water (1 cup)
  • Coconut milk, chilled (1 cup) 
  • Ice (2 cups)
  • Freshly sliced strawberries (1/2 cup)

Steps to follow:

Step 1: To prepare the puree, pour 2 cups of frozen strawberries in a saucepan over low heat. Cook the strawberries for around 30 minutes, or until they begin to break down. Allow the mixture to cool for about an hour on the counter.

Step 2: Once the liquid has cooled, purée it with an immersion blender or food processor to the desired consistency. Refrigerate the purée until use.

Step 3: Pour the boiling water into a big mug. Infuse two tea bags in water for five minutes. Remove the tea bags after squeezing them for any residual juice.

Step 4: Strawberry puree and coconut milk are added to the tea. Stir until thoroughly blended.

Step 5: Pour the beverage into two ice-filled cups. Strawberry slices serve as the garnish.

Once all the steps are done your homemade Starbucks pink drink is ready to enjoy.

How to Order a Pink Drink at Starbucks Online

Ordering your favorite pink drink at Starbucks is not difficult at all, as it is on the menu. All you have to do is identify the pink drink you want and place the order. Since it comes in Tall, Grande, Venti, and Trenta in these four sizes, you can choose easily.

There is also a Starbucks app. If you want, you can also order from home using that app. To get your pink drink, simply select “Cold Drinks” from the menu, then find the “Starbucks Refresher” section and get your favorite beverages. If you would like something special, click on the customization button.

FAQ ( Frequently Asked Questions)

Why Is the Starbucks Pink Drink so Expensive? 

 Despite its high prices, Starbucks is able to charge such high rates because customers are loyal, satisfaction is provided, and the quality of its products is outstanding. Rent and operating costs also contribute to the higher price. The value of a brand is another reason why it is expensive.

What Is the Largest Size of Pink Drink Available at Starbucks?

30 ounces is the largest size available at Starbucks. Only certain types of cold drinks come in this size, such as Shaken Iced Tea, Shaken Iced Tea Lemonade, Iced Coffee, Cold Brew, and Starbucks Refreshers.

Is There Any Health Hazard in Starbucks Pink Drink?

There is indeed nothing healthy about the Pink Drink. People with diabetes should avoid it. If you have diabetes, you can reduce the amount of syrup or substitute passion fruit seeds for it to reduce the sweetness. The good news is that consumers can modify its ingredients to make it healthier.

Does Starbucks Have Sugar-Free Pink Drinks?

If you want a sugar-free pink drink at Starbucks, you’ll be disappointed. A pink drink with strawberry Acai refresher juice and coconut milk makes for a sunny drink. Both of these ingredients contain considerable sugar.


Today’s consumers don’t mind paying more for additions that suit their taste and flavor, such as more tea, more sweetness, cream, less foam, less caffeine, or different milk, fruits, etc.

People are willing to pay for Starbucks because of its high-quality offerings, dedication, and customer service, and as a result, it has gained popularity. The pink beverage is not great for you, but it’s also not terrible.

Mike Monteleone

My name is Mike Monteleone. I am the author of Since I was very young I have been passionate about cooking and everything that surrounds the art of preparing food. Cooking is much more than a set of techniques. Cooking is a means of expression and it is an art. Whether you are a three-star Michelin chef or an amateur cook, cooking is a universal language that allows you to share and explore.

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