Starbucks® Pumpkin Spice Latte Returns on August 30


Also returning are customer favourites Pumpkin Cream Cold Brew and Apple Crisp Macchiato – now made with oat beverage 

The first sip of a Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte or Pumpkin Cream Cold Brew cues the unofficial start of the fall season for many customers, and Starbucks is celebrating its return alongside a full menu of fall favourites.  

Starting Tuesday, August 30, the iconic Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte (PSL), is back for its 19th year. The handcrafted beverage combines Starbucks® Signature Espresso and steamed milk with flavours of cinnamon, nutmeg and clove to complement the real pumpkin in the sauce. Topped with whipped cream and pumpkin pie spices, the beverage is available hot, iced or blended at stores in Canada throughout the season while supplies last.  

Also available for a limited time is the Pumpkin Cream Cold Brew, which returns to the menu for a fourth year. Crafted with Starbucks® Cold Brew sweetened with vanilla syrup, the fan-favourite fall sip is topped with pumpkin cream cold foam and a dusting of pumpkin spice. 

First introduced to the fall menu last year, the Apple Crisp Macchiato returns with a twist – now made with creamy oat beverage and Starbucks® Blonde Espresso as the standard recipe. Inspired by the flavours of the warm and gooey apple crisp paired with a cup of coffee, the Apple Crisp Oat Macchiato combines layered flavours of apple, cinnamon, and brown sugar with a spiced apple drizzle. 

“Crafting the Apple Crisp Oat Macchiato with Starbucks® Blonde espresso gives the beverage a soft and smooth foundation that ties all the flavors together,” said Harvey Rojas Mora, Starbucks beverage developer.   “The oat beverage adds a creaminess and brings forward the oat flavors of a traditional apple crisp topping.” 

The Apple Crisp Oat Macchiato is available hot, iced and blended at Starbucks stores in Canada throughout the season while supplies last.  

A Bite of Fall

Savour the taste of fall with returning bakery favourites, such as the Pumpkin Cream Cheese Muffin, Pumpkin Scone and Pumpkin & Pepita Loaf, all available for a limited time. 

Customers can also enjoy the fan-favourite, Fox Sugar Cookie, a whimsical, woodland critter who’s only around for fall. Made with our handcrafted, buttery sugar cookie dough and glazed with rich, white-chocolatey icing, this is the perfect sweet treat to complement any hot or iced beverage this season.  Available for a limited time while supplies last.  

Enter the Pumpkin Portal to Fall 

The fall festivities continue! Starbucks fans can celebrate the season and share their love of all things fall with the Pumpkin Portal to Fall, a fun digital game that tests customers’ knowledge of emojis, pop culture and Starbucks, revealing just how much of a fall expert they really are. Customers can take the quiz at www.starbuckspumpkinportal.com and share their results on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. 

Starbucks Guatemala Casi Cielo 

Back for its 18th year, Starbucks Guatemala Casi Cielo is returning this fall for a limited time while supplies last. A partner (barista) favourite, this heavenly whole bean coffee is sourced exclusively from Guatemala’s high- altitude, volcanic Antigua region. This batch of Guatemala Casi Cielo® represents Starbucks finest expression of one of its most- beloved coffee origins. This medium roast coffee features floral aromas, lemon and cocoa nib notes to create a smooth bright cup. 

Starbucks Thanksgiving Blend 

Crafted by our master blenders with careful attention to detail, Starbucks Thanksgiving Blend® returns to enhance the 2022 fall season, while supplies last. This expert blend features beans from Sidama in Ethiopia, Sumatra and Guatemala’s Antigua region for a rich and delicately sweet brew. Notes of candied pecan, sage and dried-fig sweetness work together to create an overall balanced flavour profile. 

To learn more about Starbucks fall food and beverage menu items, visit starbucks.ca/menu/featured 

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