Starbucks reveals unicorn Frappuccino; Internet goes wild

Posted at 2:48 PM, Apr 18, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-18 21:17:13-04

SAN DIEGO (KGTV) - Looking for a little sparkle with that coffee?

Starbucks Tuesday announced the Unicorn Frappuccino will be available for a limited time only, from Wednesday, April 19, to Sunday, April 23, while supplies last at participating locations.

Sprinkled with a pink and blue powder for a magical hue, the creative take on the caffeinated beverage was, "inspired by unicorn-themed food and drinks that have been trending in social media," a Starbucks spokesperson said.

The blended drink is made like a typical Frappuccino but has a "bit of magic" for customers. When given a stir, the drink's sweet and fruity flavors change to tangy and tart and the drink itself will transform in appearance from purple with swirls of blue to pink. 

Fans on Twitter expressed a mix of reactions to the promotion: