Harry Potter fans were quick to call Starbucks’ new Smoked Butterscotch drink “butterbeer,” the non-alcoholic beverage that students and professors at Hogwarts drink in J.K. Rowling’s fantasy novels. In fact, in an interview with Bon Appetit in 2002, the author says she imagines butterbeer tastes like “less sickly butterscotch.”
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