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Quiz: Which milk are you?

DTH Photo Illustration. Cereal Milk.
Buy Photos DTH Photo Illustration. Cereal Milk.

How many milks is too many milks to add to a menu?

In the words of Cady Heron, the limit does not exist.

Starbucks recently introduced oat milk to its menu, and for many coffee lovers and dairy-free milk fanatics, it seems as though our reality has been fundamentally shifted. Gone are the days of only two — or, God forbid, only one — milk option to grace your latte. With the addition of oat milk, Starbucks customers can now pick from an array of SEVEN milk options to complete their coffee order.

Given this cultural milk climate, it’s inevitable, and important, that we think introspectively about what these milks mean. 

What role does oat milk play in the grand scheme of societal advancement? 

What does it say about you when you order 2%? 

Why does almond milk sometimes taste really good and other times taste like the Ohio River?

We invite you to embark on a journey to come to a truth regarding just one of those inquiries. It’s time to answer the age-old question: Which milk are you?


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