As of August 2018, Starbucks customers will be able to order the new plant-based Protein Blended Cold Brew coffee nationwide. The new beverage is offered in both Almond and Cacao flavors and is now available at locations across the US and on Mobile Order & Pay while supplies last. (1)
The newest offering in Starbucks cold beverages line, Protein Blended Cold Brew is crafted using slow-steeped Starbucks Cold Brew, plant-based proteins, and alternative milk such as almond or coconut. It is a non-dairy beverage that offers an impressive source of protein that can help you keep going throughout a busy day. A Grande (16 ounces) size has 270 calories or less and retails for $5.95. This protein-packed beverage was inspired by Starbucks customers’ adoration for Starbucks Cold Brew which continues to be a fan-favorite since joining their cold coffee lineup in 2015. Starbucks will continue to innovate on this exciting new platform by adding beverages such as Nitro DRAFT Cold Brew, Protein Blended Cold Brew and Cold Foam Cold Brew.
Starbucks Almond Protein Blended Cold Brew
Baristas at Starbucks crafted this new beverage by blending almond milk, plant-based protein, Banana Date Fruit Blend, ice and Starbucks Cold Brew. The new Almond Protein Blended Cold Brew beverage has 270 calories along with 12 grams of plant-based protein.
Starbucks Cacao Protein Blended Cold Brew
Baristas at Starbucks created this new beverage by blending coconut milk, plant-based protein powder, cacao powder, Banana Date Fruit Blend, ice and Starbucks Cold Brew.
How to Customize
Customize Flavors: Ask for a whole banana instead of Banana Date Fruit Blend and adjust the amounts of cocoa powder or almond butter (or add both!)
Increase Protein: Ask for an extra packet of plant-based protein powder to double the amount
Stronger Coffee Flavor: Add an additional shot or two of Starbucks Espresso Roast coffee
Make it decaf: Add in one or two shots of decaf Starbucks Espresso roast instead of Starbucks Cold Brew