While Starbucks has been a staple for many people over the years, we are currently seeing a change in opinion about the coffee chain.

While it used to be a unique and almost luxurious experience where you can get a variety of custom coffees and other drinks, it has lost its appeal as competitors hit the scene and created more competition. While some people still swear by the brand, others have moved on to enjoy other chains like Dutch Bros, or they prefer to purchase from a local coffee shop.

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There have also recently been boycotts that have impacted many people's opinions of the brand. This combination of competition and a worsening rep leads many customers in another direction.

Despite this, many people still really enjoy their coffee. If you are a fan of the way Starbucks makes their drinks and want to recreate them at home, a former one of their baristas recently went viral on TikTok with a series of nine videos showing how to make the entire menu.

From espresso drinks to match, they go through every category, including holiday drinks. They did this before leaving the company, and many viewers are grateful that they took the time to share this content.

Overall, I think it is best to support local coffee shops rather than huge chains. While many local shops don’t offer as large of a variety of drinks, they still have some great options. If you aren’t sure where to start, simply ask your barista and they will be happy to help.

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