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The Starbucks menu is a complex system that most people can barely understand.There are 90,000 possible drink combinations, each of which must be recited in the correct order or the barista will correct you in front of everyone.
We’ve created a challenging quiz to see if you really know your stuff. Let us know how you did in the comments and feel free to pose your own questions.
A) Grande triple latte
B) Grande Mocha Frappuccino
C) Grande coffee
D) Grande Iced Double Shot
ANSWER: Old fashioned coffee is the most caffeinated drink at Starbucks (unless you add extra espresso shots to other drinks)
A) Hot chocolate made with white mocha
B) Coffee with a shot of espresso and milk
C) Earl Grey tea with vanilla syrup, steamed milk and water
D) Frappuccino made with vanilla syrup and tea extract
ANSWER: A London Fog, aka Tazo Earl Grey Tea Latte, is Earl Grey tea with vanilla syrup, steamed milk and water
ANSWER: Order a short! This drink used to be the alternative to a tall, before Starbucks added larger sizes and stopped listing short on the menu.
A) Mocha Iced No Whip Venti
B) No Whip Mocha Iced Venti
C) Venti Mocha Iced, No Whip
D) Iced Venti Mocha, No Whip
Some combinations of words are ignorant. Which one of these orders will not get you laughed out of the store?
A) Venti quad-shot soy white mocha
B) Grande double cappuccino, no whip
C) Venti skinny non-fat vanilla latte
D) Trenta soy doppio
The other orders will make you look ignorant because (B) cappuccino doesn't come with whipped cream; (C) saying 'skinny' and 'non-fat' is redundant; and (D) a doppio doesn't come with milk nor in different sizes.
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