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Everyone loves a good coffee break, and in turns out that the pooches at the Kitsap Humane Society in Washington also enjoy heading over to their local Starbucks for a refreshing treat. Molly Clark, a volunteer at the shelter, likes to take one of the shelter’s dogs each Tuesday for a “Puppuccino” (it’s just a little cup of whipped cream, so no coffee involved) at Starbucks.

Aside from getting a chance to enjoy a tasty dollop of whip cream, the shelter notes that the dogs often get a kick out of car ride. Molly only brings along dogs that won’t be stressed out by the experience, but she does bring puppuccinos back to the shelter for the dogs who aren’t able to leave.

The puppuccino-serving Starbucks posts notices about the dogs, so if customers are interested in adopting, they can do so. Also, cute pics like the ones below tend to be great for striking at the heart of the Internet. [click to continue…]

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While brainstorming the possible results of brand collaborations, London-based graphic designer Jack Lalley came up with this “Starbucks X Spotify” series of coffee cup designs.

The cups draw inspiration from Kanye West, Adele, Justin Bieber, Ariana Grande and Drake, but will almost certainly remain in concept world forever. Starbucks would have to take into consideration any licensing fees and, of course, customers who would refuse to carry something around that bears an image of Justin Bieber. Check out more examples below. [click to continue…]

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The baristas at the Target Redlands branch of Starbucks got into the Pokémon Go fun in a big way with a wide array of Pokémon-themed drinks. As you’ll see in the pictures below it looks like these baristas are Harry Potter fans as well. I’m beginning to think that this might be the funnest Starbucks location of them all. [click to continue…]

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This is even funnier because the artist Sephko spelled her name wrong too. Poor Daenerys.

Let’s just go with Dany.

(via Tastefully Offensive)

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Leave it to Japan to reimagine the Starbucks mermaid as a mech. She’s also wearing a tie for some reason. Like a Starbucks version of Newton Geiszler in Frappuccino Rim.

The shirt is available in two sizes from Rakuten (medium and large) for ¥1600/$14.20, and it comes in six different colors: sky blue, red, green, brown, navy and black.

Take a closer look below.

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Starbucks has debuted two new lattes that will be available at US and Canada locations beginning today.

The first, a Smoked Butterscotch Latte, offers espresso, steamed milk and smoked butterscotch sauce topped with a smoky butterscotch sugar. The second, a Teavana Citrus Green Tea Latte, consists of green tea, citrus mint syrup, steamed milk and hints of lemon.

Its not known how long the two new flavors will be available, but it is assumed that it will only be for a limited time.

(via Mashable)

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In addition to the employee creations we mentioned previously, Starbucks is rolling out three new official drinks that will enchant chocolate connoisseurs away from their money this Valentine’s Day.

The first, a Molten Chocolate Latte, is available in hot and cold varieties and features melted chocolate chips with espresso, steamed milk, and bittersweet mocha sauce topped with a mocha and espresso-infused whipped cream and espresso mocha drizzle.

The second, a Molten Chocolate Frappuccino, offers coffee with mocha sauce and chocolate chips blended with milk and ice and topped with the same espresso whipped cream and drizzle.

And lastly, their Molten Hot Chocolate provides bittersweet mocha sauce and chocolate chips melted into steamed milk and topped with the espresso whipped cream and drizzle.

The new beverages are only available through February 14th at participating locations in the U.S. and Canada.

(via Mashable)

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A friend of Redditor dmizz recently visited a Starbucks in Los Feliz, CA and was greeted by this guy. Apparently, Starbucks was the only place he could find the inspiration and caffeination to lay down that hot keyboard track.

It’s only a matter of time before Starbucks has to add conference rooms and apartments to its locations.

(Reddit via Foodbeast)

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Arizona-based Starbucks employee Tony Aguilar and his co-workers recently concocted several Valentine’s Day-themed drinks which were handed out to customers as free samples, and became instant hits.

The offerings included “The Valentine Frappuccino” which includes strawberries and cream with raspberry pumps, vanilla bean and blackberry topped with whipped cream; “The Love Bean Frappuccino”, which consists of vanilla bean with raspberry pumps topped with raspberry-infused whipped cream and chocolate curls, and “The Java Berry Frappuccino” which is a Java chip Frappuccino with raspberry-infused whipped cream.

Even though these aren’t officially available on the Starbucks menu, a company spokesperson noted that customers can tailor their drink to match their own personal taste preferences.

Take a closer look at the drink recipes in the gallery below.

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Then again, pretty much all names baffle Starbucks baristas. It’s also common knowledge that some baristas just like messing with you. But the struggler is realer for Siân David.

She currently lives in Bristol, England but her name, pronounced “Sh-ah-n”, is Welsh. It’s the equivalent of “Jane” and she notes that it isn’t unusual in the UK. However, it’s clear that her local Starbucks baristas can’t handle it. So she took to facebook to document the hilarious misspellings.

Check out some examples below.

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