Record-breaking Starbucks drink contains 60 espresso shots, costs $54.75

By Ashley Laggan,

Over the weekend, a Starbucks gold card member named Andrew decided to break the previous record-holding “Quadriginoctuple Frap” by creating a Sexagintuple Vanilla Bean Mocha Frappuccino.

Though Andrew didn’t pay a cent for the $54.75 drink, thanks to Starbucks’s gold card membership deal (buy 12 drinks, get the 13th free), he did drink the 128-ounce espresso Frappuccino in five days, according to The L.A. Times.

All it took to make the pricey drink was a willing barista and 60 espresso shots, some mocha, caramel, hazelnut drizzle and a bit of protein powder, plus Andrew’s own massive cup.

“It took a few minutes to figure out all the math, but in the end, it took about 55 shots to get us over the $50 line, and we just rounded it up to 60 to make it easy,” Andrew told The Consumerist. “I gotta say, it was delicious.”

The previous record-holding drink was assembled with 48 espresso shots and other substances, like two full bananas and some matcha powder, to create a $47.30 beverage.



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