Starbucks’ Iced Shaken Black Tea with Ruby Grapefruit & Honey — my new favorite ♥️

For years, Starbucks has been my go-to coffee shop. As much as I’d like to explore other cafés out there, I’d still find myself stuck with SB, perhaps because it’s almost everywhere.

Green tea latte, cold brewed, white chocolate latte and green tea frappe are my favorites. These are what I usually order, just the typical drinks on the menu. However, lately I’ve been obsessing over their Iced Shaken Black Tea with Ruby Grapefruit and Honey. It’s part of their Teavana handcrafted beverages, together with Iced Shaken Hibiscus Tea with Pomegranate Pearls, and Matcha and Espresso Fusion.

Among these Instgram-worthy drinks, their Iced Shaken Black Tea with Ruby Grapefruit and Honey is the one that has captured my heart. The bold taste of the black tea was perfectly balanced out by honey and pomelo bits and zest. This one’s truly refreshing; best to enjoy on a humid day.

Budget Tip: Go for a small size, either tall or grande. When you’re about to finish your drink but still want more, ask the barista for a cup of ice and add it on your drink. It would still taste the same like it was first served. I believe it’s because the grapefruit zest is indeed rich and pure. Thus, no need to order a bigger size, simply maximize its citrus flavor by adding some ice.

Have you tried any of the Teavana handcrafted beverages? Let me know your thoughts about it. Comment them down below! :)