As photos of pink and blue Unicorn Frappuccinos flood Instagram feeds, a rebellion has been brewing on the other side of the counter at Starbucks.
The aesthetically-pleasing beverage has been wreaking havoc on Starbucks’ employees since it was introduced as a five-day limited time offering on Tuesday.
The popular Starbucks’ barista hashtag #BaristaProblems has been flooded with behind-the-scenes footage highlighting the difficulties that come with making the fancy drink.
“First day of launching Unicorn Frapp makes me psychotic,” wrote one Canadian barista on Instagram. “Hate it so much!!!”
In a blog post on Medium entitled, “Why I’m Not Going to Work Today,” Jaime Bennis, a Boston University student and Starbucks barista, proclaimed that she was staying home to avoid making the drink.
“I’m tired of making Unicorn Frappuccinos for my peers, who — let me remind you — are supposed to be, ‘leaders who create value for the world and shape the business landscape,'” she wrote. “Well, I can…