10 Starbucks Ordering Hacks Baristas Want You to Know

Customize your order with these secret substitutions.

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If you're a coffee addict, then you probably have heard of Starbucks’ secret menu. This summer, the brand helped us taste the rainbow with multicolored coffee creations ranging from The Pink Drink to The Green Drink—none of which you’d find on the menu boards. Lucky for us, instead of scouring Twitter for the latest undercover concoction, the brand released ten new hacks that will take your favorite fall beverages to the next level. The best part: They tell you exactly how to order it—so you won’t get a weird look from the barista.

1. Pumpkin Spice Macchiato with Caramel Drizzle
Ask for:
A Grande Iced Caramel Macchiato with pumpkin spice sauce instead of vanilla syrup.

2. White Chocolate Chile Mocha
Ask for: A Grande White Chocolate Mocha with two pumps white chocolate mocha sauce and two scoops of chile mocha powder.

3. Pumpkin Spice Doubleshot on Ice
Ask for: A Grande Starbucks Doubleshot on Ice with three pumps of pumpkin spice sauce and a splash of 2% milk.

4. Pumpkin Chai
Ask for: A Grande Chai Latte finished with whipped cream, pumpkin spice topping and sea salt topping.

5. Pumpkin Spice Java Chip Frappuccino
Ask for: A Grande Java Chip Frappuccino blended coffee with pumpkin spice sauce.

6. Salted Caramel Pumpkin Frappuccino
Ask for: A Grande Pumpkin Spice Frappuccino blended beverage with toffee nut syrup, topped with whipped cream, caramel drizzle and sea salt topping.

7. Fall Iced Tea
Ask for: A Grande Teavana Shaken Iced Black Tea with coconut milk in place of water, two pumps of pumpkin spice sauce, two pumps of cinnamon dolce syrup, and one dried orange slice.

8. Chile Mocha Flat White
Ask for: A Grande Flat White with two scoops of chile mocha powder.

9. Caramel Apple Pumpkin Spice
Ask for: A Grande Caramel Apple Spice with two pumps of pumpkin spice sauce.

10. Pumpkin Spice Hot Chocolate
Ask for: A Grande Hot Chocolate with two pumps of pumpkin spice sauce.