McDonald’s restaurants in the Northern California area are the first to test three new espresso-based beverages that include a hot and iced Caramel Macchiato, French Vanilla Cappuccino and Americano.
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For testing, McDonald’s restaurants in the Sacramento, Stockton, and Modesto area added new McCafé equipment to enhance the specialty coffee drink experience, including mochas, lattes, and hot chocolate.
Here’s a closer look at the three new specialty coffees:
- Caramel Macchiato features espresso blended with whole or nonfat milk and smooth caramel flavor, topped with caramel drizzle. This drink is served both hot and iced.
- French Vanilla Cappuccino consists of espresso paired with steamed whole or nonfat milk, vanilla flavored with a layer of creamy foam.
- Americano is a freshly brewed espresso topped with hot water, creating a dark and strong flavor.
As part of the limited promotion, from March 20, through March 26, participating test locations will be offering a small cup of the new Macchiato, Cappuccino, and Americano McCafé beverages for $1 each.
McDonald’s restaurants participating in the test of the new beverages reside in the following counties:
- El Dorado (not including S. Lake Tahoe restaurants)
- Solano (not including restaurants west of Fairfield)
- San Joaquin
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