Starbucks new frozen lemonade drinks are ahhh-inspiring


Ahhh, summertime. There’s nothing quite like relaxing under the shade of a green Starbucks patio umbrella with a refreshing ice-cold drink. For more than a decade, Starbucks Refreshers beverages have been a colourful taste of summer. And now there’s an icy twist with new Frozen Lemonade Starbucks Refreshers® beverages, available in stores in Canada starting June 27, joining an exciting slate of other recently released summer cold drinks.

The new line uniquely combines the Starbucks Refreshers flavorus our customers love with a swirl of strawberry puree and pieces of real fruit, giving customers a new way to enjoy summer moments.

“Since Starbucks Refreshers Beverages joined the menu in 2012, our customers and partners have creatively customized their beverages, such as adding coconut beverage, lemonade or blending with ice,” said Matt Thornton, senior beverage developer at Starbucks. “Inspired by these customer and partner creations, we’re excited to bring the new Frozen Lemonade Starbucks Refreshers Beverages to the permanent menu this summer.”

Three Frozen Lemonade Starbucks Refreshers® beverages will be available in Starbucks stores:

Frozen Strawberry Açai Lemonade Starbucks Refreshers® beverage is reminiscent of a classic strawberry lemonade, with an icy twist, combining the flavours of sweet strawberry and acai notes blended with lemonade, real strawberries and ice.

Frozen Pineapple Passionfruit Lemonade Starbucks Refreshers® beverage looks like sunset in a cup, with tropical flavours of pineapple and passionfruit blended with real diced pineapple and lemonade.

Frozen Mango Dragonfruit Lemonade Starbucks Refreshers® beverage features flavours of sweet mango and dragonfruit blended with real pieces of dragonfruit, lemonade and ice for a refreshing summer vibe.

Starbucks Refreshers through the years

2012: Starbucks Refreshers® beverages make their delicious global debut, offered as handcrafted beverages, ready-to-drink, and Starbucks VIA®.

2015: Coconut beverage is introduced to Starbucks stores in Canada as an alternative to dairy and soy milk and adding a creamy new way to customize Starbucks Refreshers beverages.

2017: After going viral on social media, Strawberry Coconut Drink, or popularly known as Pink Drink in the U.S., becomes an official item on the Starbucks menu, combining the crisp Strawberry Açaí Refreshers® beverage with coconut beverage.

2018: Mango Dragonfruit Starbucks Refreshers® beverage (and its coconut beverage companion, Dragon Drink) join the menu for the perfect afternoon ‘pink-me-up.’  

2020: Starbucks dials up the tangy vibes as Starbucks Refreshers with lemonade officially joins the menu.

2022: Pineapple Passionfruit and Paradise Drink Starbucks Refreshers® beverages debut, inspired by the nostalgic flavors of a pineapple popsicle and passionfruit shaved ice.

2023: Frozen Lemonade Starbucks Refreshers® beverages arrive in stores, the latest in icy summer refreshment.

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