Those who get their morning caffeine fix at Starbucks are in for a somewhat rude-awakening: The global coffee peddler recently confirmed another price-hike for its standard drip coffee.
This isn't anything out of the ordinary, as history shows Starbucks has routinely raised prices in recent years, including a 30 cent hike on cold drink prices in 2016. But now, all sizes of brewed coffee are 10 to 20 cents more expensive, leaving caffeine addicts saddled with heftier tabs and more reasons to heir their grievances on the internet, according to a report by The Wall Street Journal. The prices will factor in between $1.95 and $2.15 for a Tall sized coffee, contingent upon the local tax.
This, of course, has given Starbucks loyalists no recourse but to vent onto the great emotional sounding board that is Twitter: