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Barista's rant over demand for Unicorn Frappuccino

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This photo provided by Starbucks shows the company's “Unicorn Frappuccino." Starbucks says its newest beverage not only changes colors with a stir of the straw, but flavors as well. The Seattle chain says its “Unicorn Frappuccino” starts as a purple drink This photo provided by Starbucks shows the company's “Unicorn Frappuccino." Starbucks says its newest beverage not only changes colors with a stir of the straw, but flavors as well. The Seattle chain says its “Unicorn Frappuccino” starts as a purple drink
Barista Braden Burson offers his opinion on demand for the Unicorn Frappuccino. (Twitter) Barista Braden Burson offers his opinion on demand for the Unicorn Frappuccino. (Twitter)
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A Starbucks barista turned to Twitter on Wednesday night to explain how stressed out he's feeling with all the orders for the Unicorn Frappuccino.

Braden Burson says "need to rant just a little bit" before talking about the non-stop demand at the counter and from the drive-thru.

Starbucks is only offering the sweet and fruity tasting drink until Sunday. It starts out purple, yet changes colors as the customer stirs it up. 

The drink was inspired by the trend of unicorn-themed food online. That's where all the buzz started with a social media campaign well before the official release on Wednesday.

"I have never made so many frappuccinos in my entire life!", he explains before complaining about all of the sticky ingredients on his hands, in his hair, and even up his nose.

The chains isn't likely to stop making the wildly popular drink over the complaints of one barista. So, let's all be kind to each other, okay.

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