Wednesday, 26 April, 2017

Starbucks calls shifting-color drink a "Unicorn Frappuccino"

Unicorn Frappuccino Debuts At Starbucks Unicorn Frappuccino at Startbucks
Connie Andrews | 21 April, 2017, 04:56

Starbucks hopped on the unicorn-food theme earlier this week with its limited-edition Unicorn Frappuccino, and not everyone is happy about it.

If the countless photos on your Instagram timeline hasn't already tipped you off, Starbucks has just released its new (and very photogenic) Unicorn Frappuccino. It's colorful. It's topped with a dash of pink and purple glittery powder.

If you've ever worked in the service industry, you know where Starbucks barista Braden Burson‏ is coming from in the following clip. "For the love of God and everything that is good, don't get the Unicorn Frappuccino!". Using Lime Crime's aptly-named "Unicorn Hair" color, Ford fused pink, purple, and blue tones into a attractive ombré that looks good enough to drink. Burson's Twitter video rant on the drink went viral before he removed it Thursday.

Mythical creature enthusiasts with a sweet tooth can now tell baristas to whip them up a Unicorn Frappuccino.

Starbucks is serving its vibrant new drink, which is already blowing up social media, starting April 19 - just in time for 4/20. "It's so hard to make one right after the other". It contains 76 grams of sugar, 37 more than a can of Coca-Cola.

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