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Starbucks Toasted Graham Latte

Starbucks Toasted Graham Latte Review

I welcome each day with a cup of instant coffee, so I am clearly not a coffee connoisseur.   But I do consider myself an authority on snacks, so am am quite qualified to review Starbucks Toasted Graham Latte. You might protest. You might argue. You might say, “hey stupid, coffee is not a snack.” Well, I protest right back ‘atcha, without the insult because I am above such crude behavior. You see, coffee is a snack – if it’s a Starbucks latte touting a toasted graham flavor – Starbucks Toasted Graham Latte.

Starbucks can be divisive, but I am a fan. Not for my daily coffee. But for an occasional indulgence. Starbucks’ sweetened, flavored, creamy, syrup-laden “coffees” offer a great opportunities for concealed snacking. We all know that anything with that much milk, sugar and artificial flavoring is more like a milkshake than a coffee. No judgment, but let’s just own it.

Starbucks Toasted Graham was a pleasant surprise with a Non-aggressive sweetness and unique flavor that integrated well with coffee. It didn’t taste just like another one of their lattes. I wouldn’t necessary peg the flavor as “toasted graham,” but it was new to me. I have found that some of Starbuck’s other flavored coffee’s to have an odd artificial-like aftertaste. Not so with Starbucks Toasted Graham.

When ordering, we learned that Starbucks Toasted Graham is made with a “sauce” not a “syrup.” This is Starbucks lingo for the difference between the clear-ish liquids that are a thickly dissolved sugar (syrups) and opaque liquids that tend to have a creamy quality (sauce). You probably don’t have to add milk to a sauce based drink like Starbucks Toasted Graham Latte. I think that’s level two Starbucks insider lingo. Now that I know nuances such as syrup vs. sauce,, am I decidedly cooler? Or decidedly less cool? Answer: I don’t care. Starbucks Toasted Graham is yummy.