Starbucks’ Dragon Drink – Worth it?

SO, I obviously lied when I said I would not try anymore of Starbucks’ fancy drinks. In a moment of weakness, I could not resist their new pink (my favorite color) drink.

Starbucks so kindly (or maybe not so kindly considering $$$) rolled out a new summer menu featuring the hot pink Dragon Drink. It is VERY convenient since Game of Throne’s final season is in full force (it has nothing to do with GoT but fans will still be attracted to it like I was).

While I shopped on Tuesday afternoon, I sipped (more like gulped) the Dragon Drink and I must admit, I loved it. I am a bit obsessed with dragon fruit especially since it is not always easy to find. The only negative thing I have to say is that I finished it way too fast.

Dragon Drink

The Dragon Drink is a tropical-inspired pick-me-up that is crafted with a refreshing combination of sweet mango and dragon fruit flavors, hand shaken with creamy coconut milk, ice and a scoop of real diced dragon fruit. It contains caffeine and coconut.

Nutrition Facts for a Grande:

Calories 130Calories from
Fat 25
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 3g5%
Saturated Fat 2.5g12%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg0%
Sodium 60mg2%
Total Carbohydrate 26g9%
Dietary Fiber 0g0%
Sugars 23g
Protein 1g
Caffeine 45–55mg**
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
**Each caffeine value is an approximate value.

Full list of Ingredients:

Ice, Mango Dragonfruit Refreshers Base [Water, Sugar, White Grape Juice Concentrate, Natural Flavors, Citric Acid, Natural Green Coffee Flavor, Rebaudiside-a], Coconut milk [Water, Coconut Cream, Cane Sugar, Contains 2% Or Less Of Tricalcium Phosphate, Coconut Water Concentrate, Sea Salt, Natural Flavors, Xanthan Gum, Gellan Gum, Corn Dextrin, Guar Gum, Vitamin A Palmitate, And Vitamin D2], Freeze Dried Dragonfruit Pieces.

Not sure if I would order it again – maybe one more time before GoT ends – I am still partial to my basic iced coffee with almond milk.

XO,

Caylin

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