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You Need To Try The "Orange Drink" At Starbucks Because It Has The Range

Unfortunately there is still no word that rhymes with "Orange."

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Hi! This summer has truly been one for the ages when it comes to colorful, "secret"* Starbucks drinks. Earlier in the year, people on Instagram were LOSING IT for the "Pink Drink" and "Purple Drink" — ourselves included.

*WE'VE READ THE COMMENTS AND KNOW THEY AREN'T ACTUALLY SECRET AND THERE IS NO REAL "SECRET MENU" AT STARBUCKS BUT JUST WORK WITH US ON THIS.
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*WE'VE READ THE COMMENTS AND KNOW THEY AREN'T ACTUALLY SECRET AND THERE IS NO REAL "SECRET MENU" AT STARBUCKS BUT JUST WORK WITH US ON THIS.

Well, there's a new kid on the block with regards to Starbucks' secret rainbow arsenal — the appropriately-nicknamed "Orange Drink."

It's a drink that is orange. Cool.
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It's a drink that is orange. Cool.

The "Orange Drink" recipe is pretty straightforward: coconut milk, orange mango mix, and vanilla bean powder — so this is what you should ask for if you wanna try it.

Isn't she lovely? Ours cost $3.55 for a Grande, and it should be available nationwide — provided you ask your barista nicely to mix these ingredients together :)
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Isn't she lovely? Ours cost $3.55 for a Grande, and it should be available nationwide — provided you ask your barista nicely to mix these ingredients together :)

Naturally, we had to try out this mythical concoction. Would it be better than the "Pink" and "Purple Drinks"? Only time and our taste buds could tell.

We are the judge and jury of "secret" Starbucks drinks.
Sam Stryker / BuzzFeed

We are the judge and jury of "secret" Starbucks drinks.

Here's what Casey thought about the "Orange Drink":

First things first, in real life, this drink is yellow, not orange. (Mine just probably had more coconut milk in it than the drinks I've been seeing on Instagram.)Now that that's out of the way, this drink is truly a creamy, mango delight. In my opinion, it is WAY better than the "Pink Drink." Also, the crunch you get at the end from the vanilla bean powder reminds me of the crunch you get from all of the sugar at the bottom of Dunkin' Donuts iced coffee...and that's definitely a good thing, guys.
Casey Rackham / BuzzFeed

First things first, in real life, this drink is yellow, not orange. (Mine just probably had more coconut milk in it than the drinks I've been seeing on Instagram.)

Now that that's out of the way, this drink is truly a creamy, mango delight. In my opinion, it is WAY better than the "Pink Drink." Also, the crunch you get at the end from the vanilla bean powder reminds me of the crunch you get from all of the sugar at the bottom of Dunkin' Donuts iced coffee...and that's definitely a good thing, guys.

And here's what Sam thought about the "Orange Drink":

Remember in Bridesmaids where Kristen Wiig's character tries the pink lemonade even though she doesn't want to, and then proclaims, "Oh shit, that is FRESH!"? That was me while drinking the "Orange Drink." Like, I knew it was pure sugar and I was at risk of a cavity for drinking it, but god damn did it tickle my taste buds. And for what it's worth, the "Orange Drink" is the Ariana Grande to the "Pink Drink" and "Purple Drink's" Demi and Selena: It blows the other two out of the water. Yup, the "Orange Drink" most CERTAINLY has the range.
Sam Stryker / BuzzFeed

Remember in Bridesmaids where Kristen Wiig's character tries the pink lemonade even though she doesn't want to, and then proclaims, "Oh shit, that is FRESH!"? That was me while drinking the "Orange Drink." Like, I knew it was pure sugar and I was at risk of a cavity for drinking it, but god damn did it tickle my taste buds.

And for what it's worth, the "Orange Drink" is the Ariana Grande to the "Pink Drink" and "Purple Drink's" Demi and Selena: It blows the other two out of the water. Yup, the "Orange Drink" most CERTAINLY has the range.

Final Verdict: Orange > Pink > Purple. LONG LIVE THE "ORANGE DRINK."

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