I’m not much of a coffee drinker, but I’ve got a weakness for Starbucks holiday drinks. They come in such varieties as eggnog latte and peppermint white chocolate mocha, and they’re ridiculously delicious. They’re also ridiculously fattening – a grande eggnog latte packs 470 calories and 21 grams of fat – but hey, everyone gets fat over the holidays. That’s why we have New Year’s resolutions.
For the next few days, Starbucks (Stock Quote: SBUX) is spreading the gospel of its waist-expanding holiday drinks by offering a buy one get one deal. The promotion starts Thursday and runs through Sunday. Also, it’s only valid from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
The following beverages will be available:
Caramel Brulée Latte
Caramel Brulée Frappuccino
Peppermint Mocha Frappuccino
Peppermint White Hot Chocolate
Peppermint Hot Chocolate
The free beverage must be of equal or lesser value, which is another way of saying that they’ll charge you for the more expensive drink.
So team up with a coworker for a half-priced afternoon pick-me-up. Or take a date (but not a first date, or she’ll think you’re cheap).
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