Starbucks is rolling out another festive drink just in time for the holidays. Instead of being garnished with ornaments and pine needles that you somehow find under your furniture six years after the fact, though, it is topped with a matcha whipped cream and sprinkled with candied cranberries, a caramel drizzle, and a little dried strawberry "star" on top. The Christmas Tree Frapp has a super limited run starting from today December 7, through Monday, December 11 at participating United States and Canada locations.
Yup. It is quite literally a Christmas tree on top of a deliciously cool Frappuccino.
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But the festive drink is only around for a limited time, so get to your local Starbucks STAT. If you still aren't convinced though, there are plenty of rave reviews on Twitter to convince you. Said another: 'We tried the new Christmas Tree Frappuccino at work earlier and it looks atrocious but it doesn't taste half bad'. People have already flocked to the coffee supplier to test out the sweet treat, and it seems to be a serious hit. I want one so badly, ' wrote one excited fan. You can also ask for skim milk and no whipped cream to cut back on the calories but, again, it's not a biggie if you go all-in.
While the Christmas Tree Frappuccino is clearly meant for Instagram, it breaks from the Unicorn Frappuccino tradition by actually tasting good. The base is a Peppermint Mocha Creme Frappuccino, one of the better Frappuccinos on the menu, and it artfully balances sweet, minty, and mocha flavors.
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