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Starbucks Is Bringing the Heat With Trio of Spicy New Beverages

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Starbucks is bringing the heat with a new line of spicy drinks.

On Monday, April 1, food blogger Markie Devo teased a trio of upcoming iced beverages coming to the popular coffee chain.

"NOT AN APRIL FOOLS!! REALL!!MMMMM!! I love heartburn!!🥵," Devo prefaced his Instagram post, given the date. "Starbees is hitting us off with a new limited time spicy lemonade refresher menu."

Reportedly, the Spicy Lemonade Refreshers will come in three flavors: Spicy Dragonfruit, Spicy Strawberry and Spicy Pineapple. They will be available at participating Starbucks locations for a limited time starting on April 16.

A description reportedly from Starbucks reads: "Sweet meets heat with the launch of Spicy Lemonade Refreshers. Sweet flavors of Starbucks Refreshers beverages shaken with ice, real fruit inclusions, lemonade and kicked up with a new Spicy Chili Powder Blend that unleashes spicy goodness and awakens the senses - a tropical escape with plenty of heat."

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In the comments, Starbucks fans reacted to the trio of spicy drinks. One person wrote, "🤮 kinda takes away the 'refreshing' aspect lol, but I guess people who like spicy stuff on fruit will be happy."

Another Instagram user commented, "Mmm I’ll happy to pass because I feel like this will taste salty idk why 😂."

Yet another person snarked, "but they still can’t bring raspberry syrup back," while someone else pointed out, "just making mocktails at this point 😭."

Other Starbucks lovers seemed intrigued by the idea, with one commenting, "I love spicy sweet or spicy fruity! I agree with another comment tho a mango variation would have been ideal."

Someone else wrote, "Idk that strawberry w/a likkle shot a tequila might be something🤭."

What do you think of the Spicy Lemonade Refreshers?

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