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Starbucks Is Adding Its Cold Brew To The Menu For Good

Just as Starbucks announced it's raising prices on select coffees yet again, customers got even more chilly news: the cold brew is here to stay.

Starbucks began selling its cold brew earlier this year, expanding from its Boston and San Francisco test markets to more than 2,800 stores across the U.S. A Starbucks spokesperson confirmed to The Huffington Post that as of July 7, the coffee drink will be a permanent menu item for all stores in the U.S. and Canada.

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Starbucks says that its cold brew blend takes 20 hours to steep as part of its crafting method, which leaves customers with a "naturally sweet, smooth iced coffee." A press release also mentioned that the company uses coffee from Latin America and Africa, which gives the cold brew those chocolate and citrus notes of flavor.

Happy sipping!

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Yeşilköy — Turkey
From the outside, this location looks like a big, beautiful house in an affluent neighborhood — and that’s because it is. Nestled in a wealthy Istanbul neighborhood, this spacious, high-ceilinged Starbucks serves kahve — a fine Turkish coffee — and has luxurious views of the Sea of Marmara from its wide balcony. Click Here to see More of the World’s Coolest StarbucksPhoto Credit: © Flickr / Dean Shareski
Ketchum — Idaho
You’ll find this rustic Starbucks inside an old church just a stone’s throw from popular ski spot Sun Valley. Designers utilized natural stone and wood to give the location an outdoorsy, ski lodge feel. Photo Credit: © Starbucks
Canal Street — New Orleans
This location attempts to take visitors back in time by adopting the feel of a turn-of-the-century apothecary store. The company also employed local sculptor David Borgerding to create amazing chandeliers from repurposed horns and wrought-iron gates. Photo Credit: © StarbucksClick Here to see More of the World’s Coolest Starbucks
Boulevard des Capucines — Paris
Marie Antoinette would feel right at home eating cake beneath multiple crystal chandeliers and gilded ceilings in what just might be the most beautiful Starbucks in the most beautiful city in the world. Photo Credit: © conrodescapades.blogspot.com
Sharm El Sheikh — Egypt
The domed exterior of this Starbucks gives this decidedly American corporation an old-world makeover. Inside, however, you can still grab a familiar strawberry Frappuccino before you walk the banks of the nearby Red Sea. Click Here to see More of the World’s Coolest StarbucksPhoto Credit: © tripadvisor.com