But overall, the initial reviews of the drink are good — it's pretty, after all.
Gather round, children, for a tale about the days of old. And by "old," I mean wayyyyy back in 2017 when Starbucks introduced a little thing called the Unicorn Frappuccino. The blue and pink drink quickly took over the cultural conversation, compelling people to visit the coffee chain in droves for a taste of its fantasy-creature-inspired flavor — which was, weirdly, quite sour — and of course, trendy Instagram photos. And now, Starbucks is introducing a new drink with similar potential to captivate the brand's loyal customers: the Crystal Ball Frappuccino, which is available at participating locations from March 22 through March 26.
But memories of the long lines and general Instagram-fueled chaos of the Unicorn Frappuccino are inspiring reactions across the board. From those who are scared to enter a Starbucks for the period when the Crystal Ball concoction will be available to those curious folks who'll be first in line, Starbucks fans have all sorts of feelings about the limited-time drink! Read some of the funniest reactions from fans and baristas, then read about what the Crystal Ball Frappuccino looks and tastes like.