Chai Tea is a very popular drink but for those who can’t or don’t want to have coffee, this raises a question. Does Starbucks Chai Tea contain caffeine?

I reviewed how Starbucks created their infamous Chai Tea and Chai Tea lattes and this is what I discovered!

Does Starbucks Chai Tea have caffeine in 2024?

Both Starbucks Chai Tea and Chai Tea Lattes contain caffeine in 2024. However, the difference between the two is that Starbucks Chai Tea only contains natural caffeine from its ingredients. Additionally, Starbucks Chai Tea Lattes, both hot and iced, contain natural caffeine from its ingredients and added caffeine from the espresso used to make the latte.

If you want to learn more about how much caffeine is added in Starbucks Chai Tea Lattes, whether you can get a decaf Chai Tea Latte, and more, keep reading!

Why is there no caffeine in Starbucks Chai tea?

There is caffeine in Starbucks Chai Tea, however, it is the natural caffeine from the ingredients used to make Chai Tea.

Plus, this means there is no added caffeine, like added espresso like in Starbucks Chai Tea Lattes. Plus, there’s only 40 mg of caffeine in a Starbucks Chai Tea, no matter what size drink you choose.

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Additionally, the ingredients used to make Starbucks Chai Tea are:

  • Water
  • Black tea
  • Ginger
  • Black pepper
  • Star anise
  • Cloves
  • Cardamom
  • Cardamom essence, and
  • Cinnamon

How much caffeine is in a Starbucks Chai Tea Latte?

How much caffeine is in a Starbucks Chai Tea Latte?

Starbucks Chai Tea Lattes contains the natural caffeine from its ingredients, just like Starbucks Chai Tea, plus added caffeine from the espresso used to make the latte.

Therefore, Starbucks Chai Tea Lattes contains:

  • Hot Chai Tea Latte
    • Short – 8 oz – 50 mg caffeine
    • Large – 12 oz – 70 mg caffeine
    • Large – 16 oz – 95 mg caffeine
    • Venti – 20 oz – 120 mg caffeine
  • Iced chai tea latte
    • Large – 12 oz – 70 mg caffeine
    • Large – 16 oz – 95 mg caffeine
    • Venti – 24 oz – 145 mg caffeine

Additionally, the ingredients used to make Starbucks Iced and Hot Chai Tea Lattes are:

  • Water
  • Black tea
  • Cardamom
  • Black pepper
  • Ginger
  • Cinnamon
  • Cloves
  • “Natural Flavors” x2
  • Star anise
  • Sugar
  • My dear
  • Ginger Juice
  • Vanilla, and
  • Citric acid

Can you get a Decaf Chai Tea Latte from Starbucks?

Luckily, for non-caffeine drinkers, you can get a decaffeinated Chai Tea Latte. Plus, you can get a decaffeinated Chai Tea Latte as the lattes are espresso based.

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Therefore, Starbucks offers ⅓ decaf, ½ decaf, ⅔ decaf and full decaf for a hot or iced Chai Tea Latte.

Additionally, you can find this option when ordering online by going to « Chai Tea Latte » on Starbucks.com and scrolling down to « Espresso & Shot Options » then « Espresso Roast Options. »

Additionally, you can also ask when ordering your drink in-store at a Starbucks for ⅓, ½, or ⅔ decaf, or just decaf.

Does Starbucks Chai tea have more caffeine than coffee?

Fortunately, Starbucks Chai Tea and Chai Tea Lattes contain no more caffeine than coffee.

Therefore, to prove it, Starbucks Chai Tea contains 40 mg of caffeine regardless of the size of the drink, and both Starbucks Chai Tea Lattes contain 95 mg of caffeine per 16 oz.

Additionally, a Starbucks Caffe Americano contains 225 mg of caffeine per 16 oz and a Starbucks Veranda Blend contains 360 mg of caffeine per 16 oz.

Plus, when you compare Starbucks Chai Tea and Chai Tea Lattes to two of Starbucks’ « hot coffees », there is a huge difference.

To learn more, you can also read our articles on the most popular Starbucks drinks, the coffee used by Starbucks and the temperature of Starbucks coffee.

Conclusion

Starbucks Chai Tea, Iced Chai Tea Latte, and Hot Chai Tea Latte all contain caffeine. However, Starbucks Chai Tea Lattes contain more caffeine due to the added caffeine from the added espresso. Starbucks Chai Tea only contains natural caffeine from its ingredients.

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Luckily, for non-caffeine drinkers, you can order a decaffeinated Chai Tea Latte. Additionally, Starbucks offers the option of ⅓ decaf, ½ decaf, ⅔ decaf or all decaf. Additionally, the caffeine in a Chai Tea Latte is not comparable to the caffeine in a coffee.

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