This writer drove to two Starbucks early hoping she could convince a kind barista to make her one before the official launch.
Will you order the Christmas Tree Frappuccino?
While the Christmas Tree Frappuccino is clearly meant for Instagram, it breaks from the Unicorn Frappuccino tradition by actually tasting good. So head on down to Starbucks and drive your local barista nuts. We're talking a cup filled with peppermint mocha creme - brown like tree bark - topped with a green Matcha whipped cream adorned with drizzled caramel, candied cranberries, and a dried strawberry on top.
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The drink will be on the menu for only four days, ending Monday.
Starting today, December 7, Starbucks will be selling these festive drinks at participating Starbucks locations in the USA and Canada. And while it might seem a bit unusual to be sucking down an ice cold drink as you bundle up to go outside, the drink is a refreshing take on a classic holiday flavor.