Caffeine in Starbucks Cold Brew Coffee

Starbucks Cold Brew Coffee

205 mg

in a Grande (16 fl. oz) serving.

Based on FDA’s 400 mg daily limit for adults, the caffeine level is,

High

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Starbucks Cold Brew Coffee is a unique beverage that offers a refreshing and invigorating experience for coffee lovers. It's made by steeping coarsely ground coffee in cool water for an extended period of time, resulting in a smooth, naturally sweet flavor profile that's less acidic than traditional iced coffee.

This drink has become increasingly popular due to its rich taste and the fact it can be enjoyed at any time of day. Starbucks uses high-quality arabica beans to create their cold brew, ensuring each sip delivers the bold, full-bodied flavor customers have come to expect from this global brand. Whether you're starting your morning or need an afternoon pick-me-up, Starbucks Cold Brew Coffee is sure to satisfy your caffeine cravings.

The Starbucks Cold Brew Coffee is available in these sizes,

Sizefl. ozCaffeine (mg)Calories
8
Tall121555
Grande162055
Venti203105
Trenta303605
Starbucks Cold Brew Coffee sizes and caffeine content

Is it High in Caffeine?

According to the FDA’s daily caffeine limit of 400 mg for adults, the caffeine level in Starbucks Cold Brew Coffee is considered High.

It contains 205 mg caffeine in a Grande serving, which equals to 12.8 mg of caffeine per fl. oz.

The table below compares Starbucks Cold Brew Coffee against other popular caffeinated drinks.

Drink NameServing SizeCaffeine AmountCaffeine / fl. oz
Starbucks Cold Brew CoffeeGrande (16 fl. oz)205 mg12.8
McDonald’s AmericanoMedium (16 fl. oz)142 mg8.9
Red Bull Original1 can (8.4 fl. oz)80 mg9.5
Monster Energy Original1 can (16 fl. oz)160 mg10
Coke Original1 can (12 fl. oz)34 mg2.8
Pepsi Classic1 can (12 fl. oz)38 mg3.2

Is it high in sugar?

The Starbucks Cold Brew Coffee contains g sugar in a Grande serving(16 fl. oz, which equals to teaspoons of sugar.

The table below compares Starbucks Cold Brew Coffee against other popular drinks.

Drink NameServing SizeSugarSugar (Teaspoon)
Starbucks Cold Brew Coffee1 can ( fl. oz) g
McDonald’s Caramel FrappeMedium (16 fl. oz)62 g15.5
Red Bull Original1 can (8.4 fl. oz)27 g7
Monster Energy Original1 can (16 fl. oz)28 g7
Coke Original1 can (12 fl. oz)65 g16.3
Pepsi Classic1 can (12 fl. oz)41 g10.3

Ingredients List

Brewed Coffee, Ice

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