Starbucks Caramelized Honey Latte ReviewFriday, April 08, 2016
As I'm sure you've figured by now, I have an unhealthy addiction to coffee. No, I mean seriously. I get killer headaches if I d...
As I'm sure you've figured by now, I have an unhealthy addiction to coffee. No, I mean seriously. I get killer headaches if I don't have caffeine when I wake up. I usually have two go-to drinks at Starbucks - a trenta iced coffee, no classic, with nonfat milk or, if I'm going to splurge, I get a trenta skinny iced caramel macchiato. If it's cold out (which isn't too often in Georgia), I'll get plain ol' hot coffee, or maybe a butterbeer latte.
I'm not really one to try all the new stuff, especially if it sounds really sweet. I made the mistake of trying the molten chocolate latte around Valentine's Day, and it tasted like pure melted chocolate. It was just too sweet. However, I was really curious about the caramelized honey latte. I love caramel and honey, but it truly sounded toooo sweet. Luckily, Emelia over at Dream Big & Buy the Shoes posted on her Instagram about how amazing it was, so of course I had to try it!
I will say this: it wasn't too sweet. I was surprised, actually, at how not-sweet it was. It was pretty perfect! The honey and caramel blended together for a very subtle sweetness that was pretty amazing. I was kind of disappointed, however, at how plain it tasted. Like I said, my go-to splurge drink is a skinny iced caramel macchiato, which is sugar-free vanilla syrup, skim milk, ice, and espresso, with caramel drizzled on top. Since I can get it skinny (the only "bad thing" is the caramel), I prefer to get it. The caramelized honey latte had a very, very similar taste to the macchiato, but all of the nutritional facts were doubled. Plus, the drink was about a dollar more.
So, while I liked the drink, it makes way more sense for me to just get my usual.
Have you tried the caramelized honey latte- iced or hot? What were your thoughts?