Starbucks is Testing Out a Latte That Tastes Like Beer

A woman held a coffee drink outside a Starbucks in downtown Chicago.
A woman held a coffee drink outside a Starbucks in downtown Chicago. –GENE PUSKAR/AP

Maybe since Starbucks has taken over the world with the pumpkin spice latte (PSL), they think they can do whatever they want. Like create a latte that tastes like beer.

The Dark Barrel Latte, made with a flavored syrup that reportedly tastes like dark stout beers like Guinness, is the coffee company’s latest latte venture, according to The Irish Independent. The creamy drink is topped with whipped cream and dark caramel sauce.

A Buzzfeed writer who tried it recently in Columbus, Ohio, said: “It does taste remarkably like stout.’’

It’s only available in select test markets at the moment, but those who have heard about the new beverage have responses ranging from ecstatic, to suspicious, to just plain horrified:

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Would you try it?

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