- Some Starbucks locations have already sold out of the Zombie Frappuccino.
- Baristas have been bracing for a landslide of orders for the time-intensive drink.
- Overall, the Zombie Frappuccino roll out has been less hectic — and less viral — than the Unicorn Frappuccino.
Starbucks locations are already running out of the Zombie Frappuccino after just one day on the menu.
Starbucks began selling its Zombie Frappuccino on Thursday. The beverage was only supposed to be available for five days or as supplies lasted — a super-limited-time offering similar to the Unicorn Frappuccino.
By Friday, some people were already reporting that the Zombie Frappuccino had sold out.
“Well that was fun…” one person wrote on the r/Starbucks subreddit, posting a photograph of a sign reading: “sorry we’re all out.”
Other people posted on social media to say that their locations had also run out of the beverage.
Other baristas, however, are reporting that the beverage is selling far less than they expected.
“Where are you from? I sold maybe 10 all day today,” one person wrote in response to the Reddit “sold out” post.
“I sold one. We made more for training than we sold,” responded another.
The Zombie Frappuccino’s short live-span is good news for baristas.
While the general consensus seems to be that this limited-time offering has been less hectic than the chaos that surrounded the Unicorn Frappuccino, frappuccinos in general are one of the more time-intensive drinks to make.
So, when there’s a limited-time offering of a particularly Instagram-able beverage, baristas’ work tends to get a whole lot more difficult — especially if hoards of Frappuccino-loving customers are descending upon their location.
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