I went into Starbucks wanting to hate the Midnight Mint Mocha Frappuccino. Coffee shops are for adults, not for children. I don’t have time to wait in line behind middle schoolers ordering $6 chocolate milks when I’m on my way to the office. I catch grief from coworkers making coffee runs when I ask for flavored iced coffee. I can’t support this kind of nonsense.
But my god this drink was delicious.
Allegedly there is coffee is in thing, but I didn’t taste any. It tasted like a dark chocolate milkshake with mint. It had whipped cream in the middle and on top. It was better than any milkshake I’ve ever had at McDonald’s, and Starbucks will never be able to tell you “the machine isn’t working” when you order the Midnight Mint Mocha Frappuccino.
I’d say the price of this is drink is one if its few downsides, but I’m a grown ass man. If I want a dark chocolate mint milkshake, I can afford $5.45, plus tax. The real downside of this drink to a grown ass man is its nutrition facts. The Midnight Mint Mocha Frappuccino packs 570 calories into a venti, along with 64 grams of sugar (8 grams of protein, though!). Long gone are the days where I could throwback whatever I wanted without looking at the nutrition facts. I’m not 27 any more.
The Midnight Mint Mocha Frappuccino is not something I would recommend drinking more than a few times this summer, but I definitely recommend trying it at least once. Just make sure your in the mood for ice cream and not coffee.