Best Starbucks K-Cup Flavors

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Best Starbucks K-Cups

Keurigs are everywhere and so are their K-cups. People are always searching the new flavors from different brands and why not, there are numerous to try and taste. If your area regular visitor of Starbucks, you might already have heard about their K-cup flavors.

The brand tops the coffee chains and if you are afraid about the price of their K-cups, don’t worry, they are even cheaper than the actual ones that Keurig sells. Moreover, these are 100 % recyclable so that you are not affecting nature. We will cover here some of the best K-cups you have ever tasted, and that by one of the favorite brands, Starbucks.

Best Starbucks K-Cups – Our Favorites

1. Pike Place Roast

Starbucks Flavored K-Cup Coffee Pods — Variety Pack...
  • Explore five of our most popular flavored coffees
  • The Starbucks Flavor Pack includes Caramel, Vanilla, Cinnamon Dolce, Toffeenut and Toasted Graham
  • Stock up on a variety of Starbucks roasts in your office or at home. All pods come in one...
  • Starbucks K-Cup pods are designed for use with the Keurig and Keurig 2.0 Single Cup Brewing Systems
  • Starbucks Flavor Pack includes 5 flavors with 8 pods each (40 total K-Cup pods)

The theme of this K cup originates from the opening of Starbuck’s first store in 1971 at Pike Place, Seattle. This medium roast coffee is softly acidic, smooth-bodied, and has tasting notes of cocoa and toasted nuts. The taste is very well balanced and has a smooth mouthfeel.

This blend is very much closer to the coffee being served at Starbucks. It’s not a reusable pod so, don’t try to use it more than once.

Don’t worry if you are looking for decaf K-cups, Starbucks has those too. There is a decaf variant of Pike Place, it tastes amazing and very much similar to the actual caffeinated version.

Starbucks Decaf Pike Place Roast, K-Cup for Keurig...
  • Bold, satisfying cup that’s rich in flavor yet balanced in a decaf form.
  • Medium Roast
  • Decaffeinated
  • Orthodox Union Kosher

2. Breakfast Blend

Starbucks Medium Roast K-Cup Coffee Pods — Breakfast...
  • FLAVOR AND ROAST: Starbucks Breakfast Blend is a blend of coffees with bright citrus notes. It is a...
  • A PREMIUM CUP: Starbucks coffee is crafted with expertly roasted 100% arabica coffee beans
  • FOR KEURIG BREWERS: Starbucks K-Cup pods are designed for use with the Keurig Single Cup Brewing...
  • ENJOY AT HOME: Enjoy the Starbucks coffee you love without leaving your home or office
  • CONTENTS: Contains 4 boxes, each with 24 K-Cup pods for a total of 96 pods of Starbucks Breakfast...

As per the name, this coffee is an amazing morning companion. It has citrus notes that dance around your tongue making your morning brighter and lively. This is a medium roasted coffee so expect them to be smooth and balanced full of tasteful flavors.

Breakfast blend by Starbucks will have hints of sweet orange and brown sugar. For a small kick of caffeine in the morning, this one is highly suggested.

3. Starbucks Veranda Blend

Starbucks Blonde Roast K-Cup Coffee Pods - Veranda...
  • FLAVOR AND ROAST: A lighter, gentler take on the Starbucks roast, Starbucks Veranda Blend is...
  • PACKAGING CHANGE: We are currently updating our packaging look. You may receive either package for a...
  • FOR KEURIG BREWERS: Starbucks K-Cup pods are designed for use with the Keurig Single Cup Brewing...
  • ENJOY AT HOME: Enjoy the Starbucks coffee you love without leaving your home or office
  • CONTAINS: Includes 6 boxes of 10 K-Cup pods of Starbucks Veranda Blend Coffee for a total of 60 pods

If you are looking for something that is not very strong nor much weaker, Veranda Blonde can be your perfect pick. It’s a light roast blend with no bitterness and has a smooth texture. They’re subtle and soft with mellow acidity, tasting notes of toasted malt and baking chocolate with a mellow taste.

This Veranda blend is going to wake you up gently. Very flavorful and not overly bold!

4. Sumatra Dark Roast

Starbucks Dark Roast K-Cup Coffee Pods — Sumatra for...
  • FLAVOR AND ROAST: Starbucks Sumatra is a dark-roasted, full-bodied coffee with spicy and herbal...
  • A PREMIUM CUP: Starbucks coffee is crafted with expertly roasted 100% arabica coffee beans
  • FOR KEURIG BREWERS: Starbucks K-Cup pods are designed for use with the Keurig Single Cup Brewing...
  • ENJOY AT HOME: Enjoy the Starbucks coffee you love without leaving your home or office
  • CONTENTS: Includes six boxes of 10 K-Cup pods of Starbucks Sumatra Coffee for a total of 60 pods

Sumatra is for those who are in love with bold flavors and have a soft side for single-origin coffee. The resulting coffee is full-bodied and has a bold taste. The tasting notes are intense and smoky with flavors of earthy aroma and some lingering low notes. Being dark roast, don’t expect it to taste much bitter.

If you feel lazy in the morning, this bold flavor k-cup is going to wake you up with kick with it’s robust bold taste. It’s a French roast, and so the darkest roast by the brand.

5. Dark Roast with 2X Caffeine

Starbucks Blonde Roast K-Cup Coffee Pods with 2X...
  • CONTAINS: 6 boxes of 10 pods (60 total K-Cup pods) of Starbucks Coffee with 2X Caffeine—a...
  • THE TASTE YOU LOVE: We’ve combined our rich and flavorful Veranda Blend blonde-roast coffee with...
  • EXTRA BOOST: Crafted with natural coffee extracts—Starbucks Coffee with 2X Caffeine to give you an...
  • PACKAGING CHANGE: We are changing our packaging to make our K-Cup pods recyclable as part of our...
  • STARBUCKS AT HOME: Enjoy the Starbucks coffee taste you love at home, with an extra reason to savor...

Now, this is again a dark roast blend with intense, bold, and smoky taste made from high quality 100% Arabica beans. Though it’s a dark roast, it won’t taste bad bitter. If you like an extra-strong cup of coffee with a high caffeine kick, this one is for you.

The last one was simply a dark roast blend whereas this one has double the caffeine dose. Though the pods have controlled levels, still, if you have never tried strong coffee, we suggest trying simply the dark roast. If that doesn’t satisfy you with its bold taste, try this one.

6. Caramel Flavored K-Cups

Starbucks Caramel Flavored K-Cup Packs, 32-count
  • Includes 32 K-Cup Packs. Caramel flavored Starbucks coffee with natural flavors.
  • Brewing occurs inside the K-Cup so no flavor residue is left behind to spoil the next cup.
  • Single-serving packaging means no mess or wasted pots of coffee; for use with Keurig brewers
  • Each K-Cup brews perfect individual servings; (Packaging May Vary)
  • PLEASE NOTE THE PACKAGING CHANGE: DUE TO A RECENT PACKAGING CHANGE, THE GRAPHICAL DESIGN OF THE...

Many among us have soft side for caramel flavor and anything in that flavor becomes our favorite. Same is applicable here and there are many people who love the touch of caramel in their cup of coffee.

If you have sweet carvings for buttery caramel flavor, this one is waiting for you. one more good thing is that the flavoring is natural and not artificial, which is much safer and good to use.

7. Caffe Verona

Starbucks Dark Roast K-Cup Coffee Pods — Caffè...
  • FLAVOR AND ROAST: Starbucks Caffè Verona coffee is well-balanced and rich with a dark cocoa texture
  • A PREMIUM CUP: Starbucks coffee is crafted with expertly roasted 100% arabica coffee beans
  • FOR KEURIG BREWERS: Starbucks K-Cup pods are designed for use with the Keurig Single Cup Brewing...
  • ENJOY AT HOME: Enjoy the Starbucks coffee you love without leaving your home or office
  • CONTENTS: Includes six boxes of 10 K-Cup pods of Starbucks Caffè Verona Coffee for a total of 60...

Our next one is again for the bold coffee lovers. This variation was first created exclusively for one of Seattle’s restaurants. People fall in love with it and it got immense popularity. After that Starbucks started making it an 80/20 recipe for their own stores. After that, it was released officially with the name of the city that inspires, ‘Verona’.

Caffe Verona is a dark roast blend with tasting notes of Dark Cocoa. It’s dark roast and hence full bodied with well balanced texture. Your cup of coffee is going to be bold and robust.

8. Starbucks Cinnamon Dolce Flavored K Cups

Starbucks Flavored K-Cup Coffee Pods — Cinnamon Dolce...
  • FLAVOR AND ROAST: Starbucks Cinnamon Dolce Flavored Coffee is a blonde-roasted coffee richly...
  • A PREMIUM CUP: Starbucks coffee is crafted with expertly roasted 100% arabica coffee beans
  • FOR KEURIG BREWERS: Starbucks K-Cup pods are designed for use with the Keurig Single Cup Brewing...
  • ENJOY AT HOME: Enjoy the Starbucks coffee you love without leaving your home or office
  • CONTENTS: Includes six boxes of 10 K-Cup pods of Starbucks Cinnamon Dolce Flavored Coffee for a...

For those who love the aroma of Cinnamon, this one is for you. It is a light roast blend filled with the natural flavor of cinnamon. The flavoring notes are obviously cinnamon and brown sugar. It’s lighter bodied and so it wakes you up gently.

9. Keurig Starbucks, Roast Spectrum Variety Pack

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If you are new to buying Starbucks K cups, try this Roast Spectrum Variety pack. It has 10 k cups of each of the 4 different blends: Veranda Blend Blonde Roast, House Blend Medium Roast, Pike Place Medium Roast, and Sumatra Single Origin Dark Roast. All the variants included in this pack are the most popular ones and will give your tongue a good message.

To store the k-cups nicely we highly suggest getting a K-cup holder. It looks pretty nice and saves you from a mess around.

10. Starbucks Variety Pack 10 Flavors, 30 Count

30 Count - Variety Pack of Starbucks Coffee K-Cups for...
  • 30 Count Custom Variety Pack of Starbucks Coffee K-Cups for all keurig k cup brewers, including new...
  • 10 different flavors, no decaf, including light roast, medium roast, dark roast, flavored
  • 3 k cups of each flavor, try each flavor before buying bulk
  • breakfast, house, veranda, pike place, french, caffe verona, sumatra, vanilla, caramel, holiday...
  • hand-picked sampler packs, not in original packaging. Box style and size may be slightly different...

This package by Starbucks contains 30 units and is subdivided into 10 flavors. You will get three k-cups of each flavor. The variants include breakfast, house, veranda, pike place, French, Caffe Verona, Sumatra, Vanilla, Caramel, and Holiday blend. This variety pack is a good one to start if you are just trying the Starbucks flavors for the very first time.

Wrapping Up

We hope you have enjoyed reading the above article and have already selected a few. Though the brand continuously works to bring the best, we too try to update the things above so that you get the best options to pick. Also, there are more variants to pick, but we have selected only the best ones that buyers have also appreciated and have not complained much.