Starbucks: How Much Your Drink Costs Depends On How You Order It

An Americano is espresso and water.

If you order a “Tall Americano” with an “extra shot” at Starbucks you will receive 3 shots of espresso in a 12 oz cup with water added. You will pay $2.30.

If you order a “Grande Americano” in a “tall” cup, you will receive 3 shots of espresso in a 12 oz cup with water added. You will pay $2.00.

Why? A columnist at the Sacramento Bee spent 2 months waiting for an answer from Starbucks. Their response? “That’s a great question.” Isn’t it? We’ve found that it’s harder to ignore these sorts of Starbucks pricing oddities than it is to find them. —MEGHANN MARCO

A cup of confusion [Sacramento Bee via Starbucks Gossip]
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