McDo's Iced Coffee Chocolate: Is It Worth The Hype?

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When McDonald's dropped their latest creationthe Iced Coffee Chocolate—in February 2020, people had mixed feelings.

Was it going to taste like their regular iced coffee just with a pump of chocolate syrup? Or was it going to taste more like a chocolate drink with the slight bitterness of coffee? Pinoys didn't know what to expect, which is why we just had to try it as soon as possible. 

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Our Honest Reviews Of McDo's Iced Coffee Chocolate:


Retty

I'm not picky when it comes to my coffee—I'll literally drink any type of coffee. When I'm in McDo, I usually order plain iced coffee. Anything else is too sweet for me. I don't drink black coffee unless I'm eating something intensely sweet. I won't spend anything over P200 for coffee. As in, masama na loob ko 'pag over P150 na yung kape ko at wala ako sa hotel.

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I gotta say I *love* this new drink. I love cafe mochas, in general. I honestly like how this is a ~watered-down~ version of those expensive mochas from coffee shops. It's delicious. I'd love it even more if they add just a bit more caffeine for an instant kick. (Though honestly, the sugar is enough to keep you up, LOL.) 

Karla

Let me start this off by saying that I'm not a (regular) coffee drinker. Unlike most people, it's not something that I *need* every day. But when I'm puyat, I need a caffeine kick to fully function. During those days, I usually order sweet coffee drinks that mask the bitterness of caffeine. Since minsan lang naman, I splurge a little bit and spend around P150 to P200 for orders. 

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Sa first sip ko nung bagong Iced Coffee Chocolate ng McDo, medyo na-overwhelm ako kasi nalasahan ko agad yung kape. But, when I stirred it a little, nawala naman yung bitterness taste so mas na-enjoy ko na. This drink reminds me of their Hot Chocolate actually, so I really enjoyed it. TBH, this is my favorite out of all the Iced Coffee flavors that they currently have—it’s sweet and sakto lang yung coffee taste.

Ira

I usually order Sweet Black from McDonald's and Iced Mocha from Starbucks. I am thrilled that McDo now carries Iced Coffee Chocolate because it could be the more affordable alternative to my favorite Starbucks drink. I'm not a fan of spending my hard-earned sweldo on fancy coffee every day. 

First sip pa lang, I forgot about Sweet Black. I think the Iced Coffee Chocolate is perfect for those who aren't into coffee that much but they still want a caffeine kick. It tastes more chocolate than hardcore kape, but I'm super fine with it! It reminds me of the elusive McDonald's Hot Chocolate; I don't mind the extra sugar, too. TL;DR: I love it!!!

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Cheska

I'm not really that big on coffee (I usually just get a normal iced coffee or those three-in-one packs, LOL!) but I do ~*love*~ chocolate, so I was beyond excited to test McDonald's newest chocolate-flavored iced coffee. I usually allow myself to spend up to P100 on coffee, so the price of McDo's latest offering was right up my alley. 

When I took my first sip, all I tasted was the chocolate with just a tiny bit of caffeine. The latter kicked in a little bit later, and I found myself continuously taking a sip every few minutes until I finished the entire thing in less than an hour (a record for me)! It was an enjoyable experience, and as a chocolate lover, I would def order this drink again!

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