Starbucks Rainbow Drinks: Discover the Secret Behind the Colorful Concoctions

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Starbucks’ Rainbow Drinks Courtesy hungryhugh/Instagram

Not so secret any more! Starbucks’ once-hush hush recipes for their wide assortment of rainbow drinks is now available for coffee lovers and curious tea sippers alike.

The trendy, vibrant drinks first started going viral on social media in late June, with the first of the bunch, #PinkDrink, showing up on Instagram feeds ad nauseam.

Not long afterward, cousins of the colorful original began cropping up online and at Starbucks stores internationally: #PurpleDrink, #OrangeDrink, #GreenDrink and #BlueDrink.

Instagram users have been posting the many-hued beverages to their accounts with ample emoji thumbs-up and similarly excited sentiments.

“You invented a rainbow. You inspired our heart,” the Starbucks Coffee account tweeted on Tuesday, July 5, along with five differently colored heart emojis and the hashtag #RainbowDrinks.

Here, Us Weekly reveals the mystery behind the colorful cups of deliciousness that have been showing up everywhere online.

#PinkDrink: Strawberry Acai Starbucks Refreshers with coconut milk instead of water

#PurpleDrink: Teavana Iced Passion Tango Tea with soy milk instead of water, and vanilla syrup and blackberries

#OrangeDrink: Orange mango juice with vanilla bean powder and a splash of coconut milk

#GreenDrink: Teavana Iced Black Tea with coconut milk instead of water and matcha

#BlueDrink: Teavana Iced Passion Tango Tea with soy milk instead of water and vanilla syrup

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