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If you couldn’t get your hands on the Unicorn Frappuccino before the event ended, don’t worry! Your Starbucks barista can still satisfy your need for a mythical frappuccino. Jócelyn Freeman is the skillful barista that created the Mermaid Frappuccino. This colorful concoction is sure to fulfill all your Instagram needs. And I’ve heard it’s as tasty as it looks.
This Mermaid Frappuccino was originally meant as a solution to growing demands for the Unicorn Frappe when they ran out of ingredients. Freeman describes the drink as “a Pokemon Go Frappuccino” without raspberry syrup and drizzled with a toasted coconut matcha sauce. Don’t be fooled by its similarity to the Dragon Frappuccino. Unlike the Dragon Frappe’s green tea base, the Mermaid Frappuccino has a vanilla bean base with green tea powder and blackberries.
Unlike the Unicorn Frappuccino, it’s not officially on the menu so you’ll have to specially order it. POPSUGAR offered advice on how to do it: