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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.

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    17. And Time magazine – THE TIME MAGAZINE – did a nice little write-up.

    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

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