Very Berry Hibiscus Refresher (a la Starbucks)

Keyword berry hibiscus Starbucks, copycat berry hibiscus, very berry hibiscus refresher recipe
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Steep and Chill 1 hour 30 minutes
Servings 2 quarts
Author Anna-Marie Walsh


  • 4 cups filtered water, divided into 3 cups and 1 cup
  • 3 cups white grape juice
  • 1/4 - 1/2 tsp Green Coffee Bean Powder, the powder of about two capsules broken open, optional
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup ginger, peeled and chopped into chunks
  • 4 Hibiscus Tea Bags
  • 4 green tea bags
  • 2 cups very cold filtered water, (in addition to the filtered water above)
  • 1 cup mixed berries, (optional- for garnish) blueberries, raspberries, blackberries etc.


  1. Boil 3 cups water, 3 cups grape juice and the green coffee bean powder (if using) in a pot over medium heat. Remove from heat and add the teabags. Let steep 30 minutes.
  2. Bring to a boil 1 cup water and 1 cup of sugar in a medium pot over medium-high heat, stirring to dissolve the sugar. Remove from the heat and add the ginger. Let steep for 30 minutes. Pour through a fine sieve and discard the chunks of ginger.
  3. Remove tea bags from the steeped tea and pour into a 2 quart or larger pitcher.
  4. Add the ginger simple syrup and the two cups of very cold water and mix.
  5. Add mixed berries. Place pitcher in the refrigerator for a minimum 1 hour to allow the flavors to blend and the tea to get chilled.
  6. Add a few frozen blueberries and/or raspberries to individual glasses for an extra berry touch.