What's In A Cup Of Starbucks' Zombie Frappucino And What People Think About It
After taking social media by storm with the Unicorn Frappuccino, Starbucks is trying to break the internet once again with the introduction of its latest beverage — the Zombie Frappuccino.
Earlier this month, it was reported that the coffee chain would be adding the Halloween-themed drink to its menu for a limited time. The frightening brew will be available from Thursday, Oct. 26 to Tuesday, Oct. 31, at all Starbucks outlets in the United States and Canada.
According to Starbucks, the new addition comprises of a "ghastly green body made with Frappuccino® Crème infused with flavors of tart apple and caramel and topped with pink whipped cream "brains" and red mocha drizzle."
If you're wondering how many calories a Zombie Frappuccino, don't worry we've got you covered. According to an Instagram post, which shows a chalk-drawn Starbucks sign, a grande version of the beverage has a total of 430 calories, and that includes the pink whipped cream.
Much like the Unicorn Frappuccino, the Zombie-fied version of the iced drink was created for social media, with its bright colors and wacky concept. Let's just hope the drinks don't have too much ice in them. Last year, a Chicago-based woman filed a class-action lawsuit against the coffee chain for having too much ice in their iced beverages.
The Zombie Frappuccino reminds us of the colorful Unicorn Frappuccino, which Starbucks introduced in April. The drink only stayed on the menu for five days but became a viral success with hundreds of customers lining up to get a taste of the pink-and-blue beverage. As a matter of fact, the product was such a big hit that many Starbucks outlets ran out of ingredients by the end of the first day and had to face the angry customers.
This isn't the first time Starbucks has introduced a Halloween-inspired drink. In 2014, it celebrated the spooky holiday with the Franken Frappuccino in 2014 and the Frappula Frappuccino in 2015 and 2016.
Many people have already got their hands on the Zombie Frappuccino and Starbucks' latest offering has received mixed reviews so far. Here are some of the reactions on Twitter:
— Villainous Media (@VillainousMedia) October 26, 2017
When you make a special trip to try the #ZombieFrappuccino only to find you don't like it. #bringbackthefrappula pic.twitter.com/ibQi6m2WSk — Danielle Ledbetter (@DanielleWFXL) October 26, 2017
— AriCarrasquel (@ariccr) October 25, 2017