Monday, 20 April 2015

Starbucks Caramel Macchiato Review


Whilst in Starbucks recently I was determined to try the new Maple Macchiato I've seen advertised everywhere. Alas, they were out of stock, so I had to make do with the caramel version instead. Booo!

It's described as "Freshly steamed milk with vanilla-flavored syrup, marked with espresso and finished with caramel sauce".

The coffee was just what I needed at the time; a milky, sweet pick-me-up with a subtle boost of espresso for energy. The caramel sauce added a touch of luxury, however I felt it needed something extra to jazz it up a bit. As nice as it was, it got a bit lost in all the milk. Perhaps a dollop of cream or some real caramel pieces might have improved it a bit. 

Overall, this is a nice drink and perfect if you want a light energy boost, but it isn't the height of luxury. I'm still hoping to try the Maple Macchiato!

RATING: 7 out of 10.

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