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Starbucks Skinny Peppermint Mocha (Michael!) Review

Screen Shot 2011-11-12 at 8.15.13 AMI swore I wouldn't bother with this drink:  the Starbucks Skinny Peppermint Mocha.  Why?  Well, the last time Starbucks had a sugar-free mocha option, I tried it and recall that it sucked, badly.  Sugar-free mocha powders and sauces aren't easy to perfect, the flavor is either too sour or just not right.  (That's what I said, Just Not Right.  There.  That's my non-foodie opinion.) 

I get around this by using REAL unsweetened cocoa powder at home and concocting my own mocha with sweetener -- and at 'bucks -- my standard drink is an Iced Venti Soy Americano with 1-2 pumps real mocha with Splenda.  Because - the sugar-free mocha has never been an option - until now.

Yesterday I ordered a Skinny Peppermint Mocha.  Peppermint + chocolate = heaven for me, combining both is a perfect duo and should be the World's Most Bestest Espresso Drink EVER. 

But, in my coffee?

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