Starbucks Valentine’s Day beverages could be the flavorful, colorful option that makes February a little brighter. Even if that favorite order is saved at the top of the app, these special offerings deserve to be part of the conversation. The flavor will make many people’s hearts go a flutter.
According to Starbucks, the featured Valentine’s Day beverages are Chocolate-Covered Strawberry Creme Frappuccino and Chocolate Hazelnut Cookie Cold Brew. From the person who prefers their coffee to be more like a dessert to the sweet and nutty smoothness of a cold brew, the two options can satisfy a variety of cravings.
The Chocolate-Covered Strawberry Crème Frappuccino is a take on a classic dessert. This blended beverage is juicy and rich. While the strawberry puree offers a touch of jammy brightness, it is the java chips that makes it feel decadent. If feels like a dessert course.
Although not recommended by Starbucks, the blended beverage could be transformed into a dessert cocktail. Adding a splash of Baileys Chocolate Liqueur could make this the ultimate ending to a romantic evening.
The Chocolate Hazelnut Cookie Cold Brew is the option for people who prefer a more coffee forward beverage. The smooth cold brew has a touch of nuttiness from the hazelnut syrup. With the chocolate cream cold foam and some chocolate cookie crumble topping, it has a lusciousness without stepping too far over the edge.
As a new cold brew flavor, this option could be a good way for some people to satisfy that sweet craving without stepping too far into the sugary beverage realm. Sometimes little steps can lead to big changes.
While these Starbucks Valentine’s Day beverages are quite delicious, a few people might have sipping envy when they see the international offerings. As many people have come to appreciate, global Starbucks locations can push the flavor and visual envelope with their beverages.
This year, Latin America and the Caribbean are offering the Cupid Frappuccino Strawberry and Mint. This idea of strawberry and mint might be a flavor trend that needs to be adopted. For those people not jetting off to one of those locales, why not add a mint leaf to Chocolate-Covered Strawberry Crème Frappuccino. It will bring a refreshing note to balance all that sweetness.
From the Starbucks Valentine’s Day beverages to the special Valentine’s Day drinkware collection, there are plenty of reasons to bring that special someone to Starbucks. Could true love be found while sipping on that sweetness?