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How to Get Free Dunkin' Donuts + a Peek at New Menu Items

If you love coffee and Dunkin' Donuts, then you are going to love this deal. On Friday, April 6, participating Dunkin' Donuts restaurants will offer free Cold Brew coffee as part of a national Cold Brew tasting event. The event will run from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., and will only offer freebies while supplies last. So what will you get in this great deal?

Guests will receive complimentary 3.5-ounce samples of Dunkin' Donuts Cold Brew. Their special method involves "steeping a special blend of coffee in cold water for 12 hours," according to the press release. This process brings forth a sweeter flavor of cold brew, instead of the usual bitter taste from the beans, and you can taste notes of dark chocolate in each sip. How's that for a smooth iced coffee? Free coffee aside, that's not all Dunkin' has to offer.

If you've got a hankering for something, try the new Caramel Chocoholic Donut that features a chocolate donut frosted with caramel icing and sprinkled with semi-sweet chocolate curls. The whole new Dunkin' Donut is finished with a drizzle of caramel icing because you can't ever have too much caramel.

The brand announced it would decrease the number of pastry items on its menu in October, but there was no word on what would take those places. It seems now that Dunkin' Donuts is going ultra-trendy, just like its fellow fast food chains (Taco Bell Nacho Fries, anyone?). The first new offering is Donut Fries, deep-fried, sugar-coated doughnut sticks that come with five in each order.

The Donut Fries aren't available nationwide, but it seems that the public's interest could help bring them to your local Dunkin' Donuts locations. Coffee lovers will continue to rejoice because it's clear that the brand is testing a new $2 snack menu in the Greater Boston area. Redditor rsoxgal36 posted about the new menu and included a list of the items.

If you're in the Massachusetts area, you'll find these options in small batches at select Dunkin' stores, though the testing locations aren't officially released.

  • Munchkin Dippers
  • Ham & Cheese Rollups
  • Gluten Free Fudge Brownie
  • Pretzel Bites with Honey Dijon
  • Waffle Breaded Chicken Strips
  • Donut Fries
  • Warm Cookies

So while we wait for these tasty treats to come out nationwide, don't forget to go to the closest Dunkin' Donuts on Friday, April 6 for your free beverage.

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