Starbucks Tests Beer-Flavored Latte in Select Ohio Locations

Coffee mogul Starbucks is testing out a new type of latte in some Ohio and Florida markets that supposedly tastes exactly like a Guinness.

Though it doesn't contain alcohol, the Dark Barrel Latte combines a chocolaty stout -flavored sauce, whipped cream, and a dark caramel drizzle to make a coffee beverage that apparently tastes like a beer. 

We've gotten word that some of these concoctions have cropped up for testing in the Columbus area (one C-bus-based barista posted a Dark Barrel Latte test training guide to reddit).

Has anyone reading tried one of these bad boys yet? 

If not, does it sound like something you'd pick up on a morning/afternoon coffee run?

About The Author

Alaina Nutile

Alaina Nutile is the Web Editor who oversees all digital content and social media initiatives for Cleveland Scene Magazine and Detroit Metro Times. Before joining the staff in June 2013, she interned at Business Insider in New York City, and at La Hora in Quito, Ecuador. Alaina is a graduate of Kalamazoo College...
Scroll to read more Cleveland News articles

Newsletters

Join Cleveland Scene Newsletters

Subscribe now to get the latest news delivered right to your inbox.