The 2022 pumpkin spice season officially arrives at Starbucks on Tuesday, August 30, 2022 with the return of the iconic Pumpkin Spice Latte (PSL) alongside other returning seasonal fan-favorite beverages and bakery items.
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Back for its 19th year, the handcrafted PSL combines Starbucks Signature Espresso and steamed milk with flavors of cinnamon, nutmeg and clove to complement the real pumpkin in the sauce. The beverage is finished with a topping of whipped cream and pumpkin pie spices. It can be enjoyed hot, iced or blended throughout the season while supplies last.
Also back for its fourth year is the Pumpkin Cream Cold Brew, which is crafted with Starbucks Cold Brew sweetened with vanilla syrup and topped with pumpkin cream cold foam and a dusting of pumpkin spice.
First introduced last fall, the Apple Crisp Macchiato returns to menus with a twist, it’s now made with creamy oatmilk and Starbucks Blonde Espresso as the standard recipe. Inspired by the flavors of the warm and gooey apple crisp paired with a cup of coffee, the Apple Crisp Oatmilk Macchiato combines layered flavors of apple, cinnamon, and brown sugar with a spiced apple drizzle.
The Apple Crisp Oatmilk Macchiato can be enjoyed hot, iced and blended at participating US Starbucks location throughout the season while supplies last.
In addition so seasonal beverages, pumpkin is back in the bakery case with the return of the Pumpkin Cream Cheese Muffin and Pumpkin Scone, both available for a limited time, as well as the the fan-favorite Pumpkin Loaf, which is available year-round.
Fans can also enjoy the new Owl Cake Pop, which combines vanilla cake and buttercream, dipped in purple chocolaty icing and finished with an owl design. Available for a limited-time only, while supplies last.
New Whole Bean Coffee Packaging
For the first time in ten years, Starbucks is debuting new designs on its whole bean coffee packages. Inspired by the people and stories associated with each blend, the new designs tell the unique story about the coffee’s origin and flavor profile.
Starbucks Guatemala Casi Cielo Returns
Back for its 18th year, Starbucks Guatemala Casi Cielo, a partner (barista) favorite, this whole bean coffee is sourced exclusively from Guatemala’s high-altitude, volcanic Antigua region. This medium roast coffee features floral aromas, lemon and cocoa nib notes to create a smooth bright cup.
Starbucks Reserve Coffees
Also available at select Starbucks stores and Starbucks Reserve locations, such as the Starbucks Reserve Roasteries, are two Starbucks Reserve coffees, hand-selected seasonally from family farms and pioneering cooperatives, roasted daily at our Starbucks Reserve Roasteries.
New Starbucks Reserve Sun-Dried Zambia Ngoli Estate features a sparkling lemon acidity and notes of peach and ginger, produced by the Ngoli Estate in the remote Mafinga Hills. Starbucks Reserve Vietnam Da Lat features bittersweet chocolate accented with notes of dried orange peel and cedar and a caramel sweetness, anchored by the city of Da Lat (nicknamed “The City of Eternal Spring”) in Vietnam’s Lam Dong Province.
Get All the Fall Feels at Home
Fans can also sip on the flavors of fall at home with new and returning Starbucks coffee and creamers available where groceries are sold. New this year is the canned Starbucks Nitro Cold Brew Pumpkin Cream and Starbucks Salted Caramel Mocha Flavored Roast and Ground Coffee.
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