Donut lovers may have noticed some particularly out-of-this-world additions recently to the Dunkin Donuts drink menu. These colorful menu items are the new Dunkin Donuts Cosmic Coolatta drinks. In an ever competitive duel with coffee guru Starbucks, the donut franchise is upping their iced drink game with beverages that frankly, look downright intergalactic.
For the entire summer, diners can enjoy two new frozen drinks at their local Dunks: a pink Cosmic Cotton Candy Coolatta or the yellow Cosmic Pineapple Coolatta—and both are topped with blue raspberry. The new drinks reflect the current trend of layered drinks in vibrant colors that tend to give them a very interstellar vibe.
Coolattas aren’t new to Dunkin Donuts––you can already enjoy them in Strawberry, Watermelon and Blue Raspberry all year long. But the newer Cosmic flavors in Cotton Candy and Pineapple will be a special homage to summer. Even better, from now until May 27, you can enjoy a small-sized drink for just $2!
In addition to the galactic-inspired beverage, donut lovers will also get a chance to feast on the new Comet Candy Donut, which will be available for a limited time. The white icing topped donut will also feature white, pink and blue popping candy that is cotton candy-flavored (and guaranteed to give you at least one cavity!).
While we are sure the new drinks will prove to be refreshing and darn right pretty, it’s pretty hard not to see the similarities to the fabled Starbuck Unicorn Frappuccino from last year. Coming in gentle hues of pink and blue, the layered drink lacks the whipped topping of the Starbuck’s version, but otherwise seems to pack all the hype.
Only time will tell if the new Coolattas can stand up to the Unicorn lore of last year, and we’re thinking a taste test is the way to go! Excuse us while we make a quick dash to Dunkin Donuts to order a few galactic treats.
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