Starbucks just added a take on a secret menu item to its official menu

Starbucks is now officially selling a new take on a secret menu favourite. 

On Wednesday, the coffee giant announced that the “Ombre Pink Drink” had officially been added to the chain’s year-round menu. The news comes after a few weeks of baristas teasing the Instagram-friendly beverage on social media. 

The drink is made with a base Cool Lime Refresher with coconut milk, topped with a splash of passion iced tea. A tall Ombre Pink Drink will cost from $US3.85 to $US4.05. 

Here’s what the drink looks like: 

Starbucks original “pink drink” was invented by creative customers late last spring. The drink, made with Strawberry Acai Refresher and coconut milk, quickly became popular on Instagram and gained renown as a Starbucks “secret menu” item. 

It wasn’t until April 2017 — about a year after Starbucks began selling the pink drink — that the beverage became an official Starbucks menu item. 

“The Ombre Pink Drink is inspired by the beloved Starbucks Pink Drink and the creativity our customers and partners (baristas) continuously have when crafting a perfectly customised, beautiful beverage,” a Starbucks spokesperson said in an email to Business Insider. “We created the Ombre Pink Drink because of our customers’ love for the Starbucks Pink Drink and their ongoing enthusiasm for delicious and beautiful beverages.”

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