Starbucks unveiled a new drink today. The "Refresher" is served in two flavors: Cool Lime and Very Berry Hibiscus. Jon gives me the ol' whale eye if I pour a second cup of joe in the morning and the image sticks with me throughout the day, deterring me from my once-regular afternoon caffeine fix. That said, I was excited about this new drink for it's advertised low-caffeine content.
Sorry, Starbucks. The Cool Lime tasted artificial--especially following all the fresh-squeezed lemonade I enjoyed up in Maine (more on that later). The freshly sliced lime? Maybe it hit the cutting board early this morning. Maybe. Either way, I'll be sticking to an Arnold Palmer for my afternoon pick-me-up, thank you.