Starbucks released its newest menu item and most Instagram-able drink, the Unicorn Frappuccino, on Wednesday — but sadly all it’s probably good for is Instagram.
The much-anticipated drink is “made with a sweet dusting of
So you can see why everyone was excited to order the new multicolored beverage, but according to social media, all that magic tasted like a big heaping bowl of disappointment.
Or as one Twitter user put it: “Tastes like orange trident gum and hot dog water.”
Even this child, who is basically supposed to love colorful, sugary drinks, isn’t fond of the Unicorn Frappuccino.
— Steffany ✨ (@steffany_e1) April 19, 2017
Others were simply just put off by how unhealthy the drink is, pointing out that its sugar and fat content were overbearing.
— Jori Sullivan (@JoriSullivan) April 19, 2017
Apparently Starbucks baristas aren’t too fond of making the drink either, just look at this stressed-out employee.
“Please don’t get it, I have never made so many Frappuccinos in my entire life,” pleads the barista. “I have unicorn crap all in my hair and on my nose, I have never been so stressed out in my entire life.”
See some of the best reactions below.
— Barrett Tryon (@btreports) April 19, 2017
— York is Red Team (@shadowimitation) April 19, 2017
— Deuce (@DeuceOnTheAir) April 19, 2017
— sarah (@HeySaritaHey) April 19, 2017
Anyone saying the #unicornfrappuccino is good is probably a paid promoter. It litterally tastes like the aftertaste you get when you puke.
— Nicky Baber (@AttemptingLA) April 19, 2017
— Yuli B. (@JuJuBeanszz) April 20, 2017
I order the #unicornfrappuccino i was disappointed it taste like Pedialyte
— Angela misses Ariana (@myalwaysari) April 20, 2017