From noon to 3 p.m. Friday, Mount Vernon area residents can stop by area Starbucks locations to try a free 12-ounce "Refresher," the new iced energy drink from the coffee chain.
The two new drinks are low in calories and include "real ingredients like blackberries, lime slices, fruit juice and green coffee extract" for a quick boost of energy, the company said on its website.
The two iced drinks come in "Cool Lime" and "Very Berry Hibiscus" flavors.
The new "Refresher" line also has sparkling and instant beverages available in cans and powder packets, respectively.
There are two Starbucks shops located on Route 1:
- , 7696 J Richmond Highway (Mount Vernon Plaza)
- , 6754 Richmond Highway (Beacon Mall)
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