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Flavor Fun: Starbucks Chocolate Orange Mocha

starbucks advert I couldn’t help but try the Chocolate Orange Mocha when I stumbled across it in Japan. As far as I know, this flavor isn’t offered in the states–at the very least not in Michigan, so I decided to share about the beverage here ๐Ÿ™‚IMG_1905

I got a tall size of the hot version of the Chocolate Orange Mocha, and it wasn’t too bad. A barista told me that they use mocha, orange syrup, espresso, steamed milk, orange-infused whipped cream, mocha again on top, and orange sprinkles. One of my former coworkers (here’s looking at you, Dona!) would kill me for saying this, but the orange sprinkles SERIOUSLY tasted like Fruity Pebbles cereal. I’ve got Chad to back me up on that. IMG_1907To be honest, the whole Fruity Pebble flavor going on with those sprinkles didn’t really do much for me, though otherwise the beverage tasted like a lightly sweetened hot chocolate with the slightest hint of orange. It almost felt like less pumps of mocha than standard were used, though I never put full pumps in my beverages anyway.

I’d have to say the beverage, for me, was sort of take it or leave it, but I definitely will be visiting the same Starbucks location again. After all, I got to meet a Japanese coffee master there, and the partners were all really friendly.

Have you tried any fun beverages lately?
xx Caitlyn

2 thoughts on “Flavor Fun: Starbucks Chocolate Orange Mocha

  1. That drink sounds similar to the valencia orange mocha we used to serve as a seasonal beverage A LONG TIME AGO!!!! I dont remember which year. I think i liked it. But one drink i remember and loved was the dark cherry mocha! I perfered to drink them iced. That is a flavor i wouldnt mind seeing return to the starbucks beverage line-up soon.

    1. Oh my gosh that sounds amaaaaaaazing! We actually have some dark chocolate covered cherries we brought with us that I might have to indulge in with our French Press this morning!!

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