starbucks under the sea refresher
starbucks under the sea refresher is a purported drink that doesn’t exist. The coffee giant has its own ‘Secret Menu’ for us, which is why many were duped into believing that the drink doing rounds on social media is the newly launched by Starbucks. However, this proved to be wrong in the end.
‘Under the sea refresher’ was the name given to the newly arrived drink associated with Starbucks. It gave out bluish texture and had colored candies inside. It was widely circulated on social media as soon as it was posted by a social media user on the internet and was considered as true by the public given the repute of Starbucks.
starbucks under the sea refresher pictures and Videos
‘Starbucks under the sea refresher’ first came to light when a video was posted on the internet by a TikTok user Hannah Galligan on her account in December 2021, claiming a blue drink with colored candies that she held in her hand to be the newly arrived ‘under the sea refresher’. The thumbnail of the video said that she finally got the newly arrived drinks of Starbucks. It went viral the moment it was posed on the internet. The drink in the video was also blue in color and was filled with gummy colored threads.
The video was captioned in a way to tempt general public to buy it as soon as possible. It said that you should run instead of walking to your closest Starbuck outlet. The video got millions of views and about a million likes. However, soon comments started pouring in as to they were embarrassed at Starbuck for not being able to acquired the drink.
Role of TikTok in Promoting the Fantasy Drink
TikTok is a huge social media platform with a lot of useful stuff on it ranging from amazing recipes to cool exercises, tech tips and other mental health routines. So when one sees the arrival of new drink by Starbucks on TikTok, looking cools from the outset, one believes it instantly without getting into details. However, the dream proves to be short lived when the baristas informs you that you are requesting for a false drink as no such drink by the name of ‘under the sea refresher’ exists.
Other videos appeared on the platform endorsing that the drink has arrived and is available. One such video shows the TikTok user ordering and collecting the purported drink through a drive away at an outlet of the Starbucks. Another user filmed himself collecting the drink in a drive-through of the coffee giant and later also describing how it tastes.
Starbucks Baristas baristas on under the sea refresher drink
Even baristas at Starbuck uploaded their videos showing themselves with the purported blue drink ‘under the sea refresher’ claiming it to be good and endorsing the rumor.
Finally a barista in video claimed that the blue drink in the video was actually a cleaner and not a refresher she added that the cleaner smells awful and is in fact poisonous. The barista uploaded a video wherein a cleaner was poured into the ice cup which turns into blue liquid. The post also crossed millions of views.
The video then advised the public not to order the drink as it was not real and also asked people not to get mad at them when they are being told that the drink simply doesn’t exist.
One of the baristas made fun out of the whole episode claiming that people couldn’t find ‘under the sea refresher’ drink as it is a hot drink while people are ordering for the iced one.
starbucks under the sea refresher Saga
the creator turned off their comment section due to whole lot of people enraged and embarrassed at Starbuck not obliging their order for the drink but in reality never existed.
starbucks under the sea refresher is it real
The reality is that Starbucks customers are duped into believing that the drink in the viral video was real and is actually available at Starbucks.
How to order under the sea refresher at starbucks
Later, a Starbucks representative confirming to a blogging site denied the existence of starbucks under the sea refresher drink and termed all the videos in this regard as concocted. Allaying the fears that a cleaner was being served to a customer, stated that they have strict policy in place regarding food safety and that the use of chemical in their beverages is in violation to these set standards.
starbucks under the sea refresher recipe
Some TikTok users suggested how to make their own ‘under the sea refresher’ drink at home. Stating the drinks contain Gatorade, Sprite and colored gummy worms. Added that starbucks under the sea refresher drink takes five minutes in preparation.
Its says that get the candy worms and put it in a cup then pour some ice into the cup and after that pour Gatorade drink over it.
The ‘under the sea refresher’ drink saga shows that how a rumor can be spread rapidly through the social media. However, the drink never existed in the first place and put scored of people in an embarrassing situation.