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17 Americans Who Are Seriously Confused By The Flat White

You know it, I know it. We all know it... Kinda.

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Today marks the day Starbucks USA brings the "new" and "bolder than the latte" flat white to American shores.

Bolder than a latte. Meet the new #FlatWhite.

1. The popular Aussie coffee has been an Australian staple for decades now, and everyone's going a bit nuts – positive or otherwise – about Starbucks' latest revolutionary trend.

So America is in a flap about the flat white. The really big deal is that Starbucks has found a new style of coffee to fuck up.

Tron Lord@TRON_LordFollow

So America is in a flap about the flat white. The really big deal is that Starbucks has found a new style of coffee to fuck up.

4:07 PM - 06 Jan 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

2.

The new #Starbucks Flat White is amazing.....I've had two today

Jonah Hooper @JJHooper80Follow

The new #Starbucks Flat White is amazing.....I've had two today

11:00 AM - 07 Jan 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

3.

I tried the new flat white drink from Starbucks AND IM IN LOVE!!!

Keith Risch@keithyjayFollow

I tried the new flat white drink from Starbucks AND IM IN LOVE!!!

8:14 AM - 07 Jan 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

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4.

I got the new flat white at Starbucks. It's a cappuccino. That's it. A cappuccino.

Casey@suit_caseyFollow

I got the new flat white at Starbucks. It's a cappuccino. That's it. A cappuccino.

10:52 AM - 07 Jan 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

5.

Verdict: D-- would not Starbucks flat white again.

Lynda Brendish@lyndabrendishFollow

Verdict: D-- would not Starbucks flat white again.

10:56 AM - 07 Jan 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

6. Others are yet to try its perfect, caffeinated goodness.

7.

Really doing some heavy lifting today. Left the set to taste test the new #FlatWhite at @Starbucks! #BestJobEver

Jen York@KREMjenFollow

Really doing some heavy lifting today. Left the set to taste test the new #FlatWhite at @Starbucks! #BestJobEver

2:37 AM - 07 Jan 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

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8.

We got our #FlatWhite coffees from @Starbucks! @Erica_TheNow

Kelly Ann Schuberth@KellySchuberthFollow

We got our #FlatWhite coffees from @Starbucks! @Erica_TheNow

3:27 AM - 07 Jan 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

9.

Has anyone tried Starbucks new "Flat White?" And if so, how is it? I usually order just coffee....

Billy Keene@billykeene22Follow

Has anyone tried Starbucks new "Flat White?" And if so, how is it? I usually order just coffee....

10:24 AM - 07 Jan 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

10.

Emoji names for children are surely the next big thing (besides the flat white - WTF is that!)

Summarland@nick_marlandFollow

Emoji names for children are surely the next big thing (besides the flat white - WTF is that!)

11:25 AM - 07 Jan 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

11.

so what is the difference between a wet cappuccino and a flat white?

jen@currerbellFollow

so what is the difference between a wet cappuccino and a flat white?

11:30 AM - 07 Jan 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

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12. And some... Some are just not impressed AT ALL.

@ChuckWendig The Starbucks Flat White is just a glass of warm milk.

Matt White@geekstarterFollow

@ChuckWendig The Starbucks Flat White is just a glass of warm milk.

12:02 AM - 07 Jan 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

13.

Why is the internet going batshit crazy over a flat white? Please tell me someone took it as a racist slight.

Nick Seymour@nickseemoreFollow

Why is the internet going batshit crazy over a flat white? Please tell me someone took it as a racist slight.

11:06 AM - 07 Jan 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

14.

I tried my first @Starbucks #FlatWhite today in the lobby of 195 broadway & sadly I was disappointed. Lukewarm, not that smooth ☕️💔

lisasharkey@lisasharkeyFollow

I tried my first @Starbucks #FlatWhite today in the lobby of 195 broadway & sadly I was disappointed. Lukewarm, not that smooth

11:55 AM - 07 Jan 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

15.

That FLAT WHITE. #tobeapartner (it's gross 🙈)

Jill❃@JillianMariee__Follow

That FLAT WHITE. #tobeapartner (it's gross )

11:33 AM - 07 Jan 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

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16. The Huffington Post jumped on the bandwagon to let everyone know WTF it was.

Starbucks releases new drink called the Flat White. WTF is it? http://t.co/4bsVQhPWAf

Huffington Post@HuffingtonPostFollow

Starbucks releases new drink called the Flat White. WTF is it? http://t.co/4bsVQhPWAf

8:10 PM - 06 Jan 15ReplyRetweetFavorite

But at the end of the day, this Australian has the question we need answered.

If Starbucks doesn't carry a drink that's already been in some #coffee shops for years does that mean it really doesn't exist? #FlatWhite

Greg@nomnerdFollow

If Starbucks doesn't carry a drink that's already been in some #coffee shops for years does that mean it really doesn't exist? #FlatWhite

7:23 PM - 06 Jan 15ReplyRetweetFavorite