Record-Breaking Starbucks Drink Costs $47.30
By Anthony Todd in Food on Feb 18, 2013 4:00PM
It's become a sitcom trope: The old person complaining about how complicated it is to order coffee at Starbucks and then, when the bill comes, being appalled that coffee costs more than a nickel. Well, this would give that oldster a heart attack and lay him flat out on the floor. A man in Washington has concocted a Starbucks order that cost over $47 for a single drink.
The drink didn't involve an amoratized premium from the ridiculous metal gift card; this drink was made of shot after shot after shot of expensive stuff. 48 shots in all. Eater reported that the new drink was christened the "Quadriginoctuple Frap." What is that? A "venti 48-shot mocha frappuccino soy mocha drizzle matcha powder protein powder caramel brulee topping, strawberry, two bananas, caramel drizzle frappuccino chips, vanilla bean" drink. Luckily, he brought donuts for the staff.
Check out the video below. We feel really sorry for Starbucks baristas if this goes viral.
The Most Expensive Starbucks Coffee (So Far) Costs $23.60. [Gothamist]