In a week full of chatter about “Game of Thrones” and the infamous coffee cup, Starbucks has a deal Thursday for half off a popular beverage.
No, it’s not a special on herbal tea, which is what HBO tweeted Monday, was in Daenerys’ white cup that has been removed from Sunday’s episode. It’s also not a Dragon Drink like Starbucks teased could be in the mystery cup in a tweet.
From 3 p.m. to closing Thursday, the coffee giant is having one of its frequent Happy Hour events where Starbucks Rewards members get 50% off any grande or larger Frappuccino blended beverage.
The offer has been loaded onto Starbucks Rewards members accounts and is available at participating U.S. locations.
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Non-members can sign up for offers by creating an account at Starbucks.com. You can either add a Starbucks gift card to the account or choose an instant digital card when setting up the account.
This week’s offer excludes brewed coffee, ready-to-drink beverages and Starbucks Reserve beverages.
Starbucks revamped its popular Happy Hour program last March. When the program first began in 2010, it was focused on the Frappuccino.
Happy Hour now goes beyond the blended drink, and offers rotate to include espresso and iced tea, too. The discounts also vary: Sometimes it’s a buy-one-get-one free deal and others it’s half-price drinks.
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