Starbucks brings back its fall-themed menu, including wildly popular Pumpkin Spice Latte.
Summer may have to exit earlier this year. Coffee fans, heed this.
Starbucks is already bringing back to its menus the seasonal Pumpkin Spice Latte, a fan favorite for several years, to officially signal the start of fall. This week, the giant coffee company is already releasing its fall lineups to its stores across North America.
Fall Is Almost Here
The popular and well-loved Pumpkin Spice Latte is a seasonal addition to Starbucks’ offerings that have been delighting fans since its 2003 debut. The company’s signature espresso, which sold over 420 million cups since its first introduction, has flavors of pumpkin, cinnamon, nutmeg, and clove. Starbucks also said the Pumpkin Spice Latte contains real pumpkin pie spices on top. Customers may even enjoy the drink any way they prefer: “hot, iced, or blended.”
In addition to its fall menu is its Pumpkin Cold Brew, which they introduced last year. A vanilla syrup sweetens the drink. The Cold Brew also includes pumpkin cream cold foam toppings.
The fall isn’t only for drinks, as loyal fans know. More treats include a beloved twist on their delicacies. The fall lineup will also consist of a scone spiced with pumpkin, pumpkin cream cheese muffin, and pumpkin bread, the last being a permanent menu item.
Hyping Up for Fall
This autumn-exclusive menu is rolled out days earlier than 2019’s release, according to CNN Business. Tuesday marks the earliest the company has put out its fall lineup of any year. The publication further noted that this move is essential for Starbucks, whose sales were naturally down amid the pandemic, changing people’s daily habits. Starbucks chief executive Kevin Johnson had remarked before that the “weekday morning routine” of their customers was disrupted by the new normal.
Call This Fall
Starbucks is even introducing a hotline fit for the upcoming season: 1-833-GET-FALL. With this hotline, open for a limited time, callers can listen to different fall-themed prompts, “like a hayride through a pumpkin patch, or even some [Pumpkin Spice Latte]-inspired meditations.”