Stay Calm and Order On: 5 Starbucks Caffeine Free Tea Drinks

August 5, 2022

The only Starbucks caffeine free tea brews are herbal teas. Now, there are five options for you to choose from. Here is a breakdown of these drinks so that you can decide which one is just right for you. Let's begin!

Caffeine Free Starbucks Drinks

These are the top drinks with zero caffeine content in them:

1. Mint Majesty

The Mint Majesty is one of the most refreshing hot, caffeine free drinks on the menu and it isn't difficult to see why. This brew contains an infusion of spearmint, peppermint, and lemon verbena. This creates a delicious tangy taste to round out the flavor profile.

The invigorating flavors of the tea means that you don't really miss the caffeine in your cup. A few sips of this brew and you will be ready to start your day. It is also arguably one of the healthier options at Starbucks. It is both sugar free and contains zero calories.

If you usually order the Jade Citrus Mint but are trying to do without caffeine, then this is the perfect alternative.

2. Peach Tranquility

Peach Tranquility is a fan favorite for those avoiding caffeine and it isn't difficult to see why! This caffeine free drink is loaded with tons of flavor. Peach, candied pineapple, chamomile blossoms, lemon verbena, and rose hips ib in one tea bag creates a sweet and gentle taste that is perfect all year round.

Don't let the sweetness of the Peach Tranquility brew fool you, though. There is absolutely no sugar in it at all. There aren't any calories in it either!

3. Iced Passion Tango Tea

This is one of the top iced tea drinks that are naturally caffeine free. A combination of hibiscus, lemongrass, and apple, this drink is equal parts sweet and refreshing. And, handshaken with ice, it is perfect for those warm months. This is yet another guilt-free drink in the Starbucks lineup.

4. Iced Passion Tango Tea Lemonade

If you are looking to take your caffeine free Starbucks iced tea to the next level, then the iced Passion Tango Tea is right up your alley. Here, a delicious sweet and tart lemonade is added to the mix, giving you even mor delicious flavors to enjoy.

One thing that you should know about the iced Passion Tango Tea Lemonade is that it does contain 11g of sugar per grande drink and has 50 calories per cup.

5. Comfort Brewed Wellness Tea

Need a pick-me-up without an energy boost? Well, this Comfort Brewed Wellness Tea is sure to do the trick. It contains lemon, ginger, fennel, licorice root, and mint. This is the caffeine free drink that you should order if you ever feel a cold coming on.

Want to add an extra dose of goodness to your drink? Add in a splash or two of honey for both taste as well as health purposes!

Non Caffeinated Teas vs. Caffeine Free Drinks

It is important to establish the difference between herbal teas and non caffeinated drinks. In reality, Starbucks has a lot of caffeine free drinks to choose from. These include, but aren't limited to:

  • Apple juice, including steamed apple juice and caramel apple spice
  • Hot chocolate
  • Vanilla Bean Crème Frappuccino
  • White chocolate Crème Frappuccino
  • Iced Guava Passionfruit Drink
  • White hot chocolate
  • Caramel Ribbon Crunch Crème Frappuccino
  • Blended strawberry lemonade
  • Pistachio Crème Frappuccino
  • Cinnamon Dolce Crème
  • Classic lemonade

One of the main differences is that the caffeine free tea is considered to be a healthier option. These beverages are a mixture of warming or healthful ingredients that are typically meant to soothe. The drinks are almost always free of sugar and even calories.

The other caffeine free Starbucks drinks, however, are made up of fruit juices, blended cream drinks, or sugary concoctions. As such, they don't fall into the category of a herbal tea. They are also a great deal less healthy and are often laden with sugar and calories.

You should also be aware that when your order anything on the Starbucks menu that contains chocolate, that you are adding caffeine to your drink. This includes chocolate sauce and drizzle as well.

Now, a lot of people imagine that drinks such as the chai tea latte and and iced chai tea latte don't contain caffeine, but this isn't the case. These drinks contain black tea and thus have caffeine.

Taking Your Herbal Teas to the Next Level

If you think that there aren't too many naturally caffeine free options for you, think again! One of the perks of Starbucks is that you get to mix and match various ingredients to create your very own concoctions, all while maintaining a zero caffeine content in your drinks.

Here is how you can do this:

Add Honey and Steamed Lemonade to Mint Majesty

You already know that peppermint and lemonade go together. Well, if you want a drink that will be ultra-cozy, yet refreshing and flavorful at the same time, then ask for steamed lemonade to be added to your Mint Majesty.

And, to add a touch of sweetness, ask for a squeeze or two of honey, depending on how much sweetness you like. Once you take a sip, you are sure to order this drink over and over again.

Add Steamed Apple Juice to Peach Tranquility

Steamed apple juice is a top Starbucks drink and if you have ever tried it, then you know why this is. There is something delicious and comforting about it. And, when you ask it to be added to Peach Tranquility, this creates another level of flavor.

Best of all, is that the apple juice adds plenty of sweetness on its own, no need to reach for the sugar.

Mint Majesty Drink

Low Caffeine Starbucks Drinks

If you feel like there aren't enough caffeine free teas for you to try, then there are some low caffeine versions. These are good options for someone who is simply lowering their caffeine intake instead of cutting it out completely.

Emperor's Clouds & Mist

Light-flavored, smoky, and sweet, this is a great drink for someone who is looking for something mild, yet refreshing. Even if you aren't a fan of green tea, you will be able to appreciate the gentle notes of this brew. As an added bonus, it has just 16 mg of caffeine in the drink.

Honey Citrus Mint Tea

This drink is sweet, tangy, and still has the healthful notes of herbal tea. It has an added dose of green tea - but not too much, just enough to perk your drink up. This brew is still quite low in calories and contains only 16 mg of caffeine.

Iced Black Tea

You would imagine that this brew is chock-full of caffeine, but this isn't the case at all! Instead, it has a modest 25 mg of caffeine. It will definitely give you a boost of energy but won't push you over into the jittery stage.

Iced Black Tea Lemonade

In case you are looking for something a bit more refreshing for a summer's day, then look no further than this drink. It is simply iced black tea with lemonade added to it. However, you won't believe just how well these two flavors go together! This, too, contains 25 mg of caffeine.

Iced Green Tea

Don't let the name of this drink fool you - it actually contains hints of lemongrass, lemon verbena, and more! This makes for a revitalizing beverage and perfect for any time of the day. A grande contains about 25 mg of caffeine per cup.

Iced Green Tea Lemonade

Want to kick the tangy sweetness up a notch? Well, then this is the green tea drink you simply have to try. Not only does it contain just 25 mg of caffeine, but you will also be hard-pressed to find a brew that will cool you off faster than this.

Iced Peach Green Tea

Peach and green tea go together better than most people would imagine, which is why you need to give this concoction a try. With only 25mg of caffeine, it will not give you too much of a buzz either!

Frequently Asked Questions

Here are some of the most commonly asked questions:

1. What teas at Starbucks are caffeine-free?

The herbal teas at Starbucks don't contain any caffeine.

2. Does Starbucks have decaffeinated tea?

No, Starbucks doesn't have decaf tea.

3. What tea is completely caffeine-free?

None of the true teas are caffeine-free, only the herbal teas are.

This is what you need to know about caffeine free Starbucks drinks. Now, you are aware of just what you need to order when you go in!

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About the Author
Dr. Dheena Sadik
Dr. Dheena Sadik is a consultant Nutritionist and Dietician. She has over a decade of experience in the health and fitness industry.
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