Tim Hortons (QSR - Get Report) just released a latte flavored with buffalo sauce in, you can guess, Buffalo, New York. But it's far from the the only coffee shop experimenting with...unusual...flavor combinations.
With heavy competition from Dunkin' Donuts (DNKN - Get Report) and McDonalds (MCD - Get Report) , winning the war for your morning cup of coffee often means going outside of the box and finding new ways to get consumers to line up around the block. But there might be a reason why "crazy" and creative" both start with the same letter. Would you try coffee infused with beef jerky?
Starbucks (SBUX - Get Report) is known for its innovative and inventive products along with the usual coffee selections. Their penchant for culinary creativity a combination of their ability to test out American foods in their Seattle roastery, and far flung international locations where they try to entice the local palate. In short, Starbucks has attempted some crazy stunts and items to convert new audiences in addition to their near rabid for caffeine fanbase.
So which of these Starbucks items are legit or just flights of fancy?
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Editors' Pick: Originally published on August 2, 2017.