Starbucks Barista Creates Harry Potter Drink Butterbeer

   

Starbucks Barista Creates Harry Potter Drink Butterbeer

It won’t be advertised nationally, but Starbucks (SBUX) is allowing customers to order the famous Harry Potter Butterbeer — so long as you provide them this recipe.

While the drink of Harry Potter fame is not an official drink at Starbucks — it’s licensed to Universal Studios and JK Rowling — one SBUX barista created the drink using regular Starbucks ingredients.

The recipe you’ll need to provide, care of one Starbucks barista who made the drink their signature speciality: Regular Crème Frappuccino plus three pumps of caramel syrup, three pumps of toffee nut syrup, and a caramel drizzle on top.

FoodBeast describes the drink as a “festive fall alternative to all the Pumpkin Spice.”

In the Wizarding World of Harry Potter, the magical drink sets you back two sickles (about £0.60), but at Starbucks expect that to about quadruple.

For those who know the Harry Potter books, Butterbeer is slightly alcoholic and impacts house elves in a bad way. You or your kids may remember that in Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, Hermione got a lil drunkish from drinking one.

In the Muggle (human) world, the butterbeer is non-alcoholic.


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