It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas

Today Starbucks welcomes back the festive season with the launch of its first-ever colour-in Christmas cup, encouraging customers to add their own splash of colour and style to their drink. The beautifully hand-drawn cup features a pair of hands holding red cups of coffee connected by swirling ribbons with lively Christmas scenes and splashes of red and green.

The highly anticipated Christmas range of drinks includes returning favourites – the Gingerbread Latte, Toffee Nut Latte, Eggnog Latte and Fudge Hot Chocolate.

Brand new to Starbucks festive drinks line-up this year is Festive Cold Brew, combining a classic cold brew blend with subtle Christmas-spiced notes and finished with orange and cranberry pieces.

Tis the season of goodwill

Starbucks is passionate about supporting the local communities close to its stores, and this Christmas will be supporting 210 local community charities in Britain, through Starbucks #CheerforGood.

Launching today in partnership with Neighbourly, an online platform that connects local causes and projects to stores, 210 local community charities will be ‘cheering’ on social media throughout December.

Customers and charities have until 15th November 2017 to nominate their local cause to take part in #CheerforGood. The top 30 charities with the loudest ‘cheer’ on social media will be given £2,000, with all charities receiving £500 for taking part. The top 30 charities will be revealed on 22nd December 2017. See who’s taking part near you here, and get cheering!

Introducing Starbucks Festive Drinks Menu

Brand New For 2017: Festive Cold Brew

Festive Cold Brew is the brand new festive drink for this year, designed to bring a hint of Christmas to Starbucks classic cold brew blend. A touch of syrup is added to the slow-steeped cold brew coffee, and it is then finished with orange and cranberry pieces to bring out subtle Christmas spice flavours.

Returning Favourites

Gingerbread Latte: With all the ingredients you need for a cosy Christmas, this drink contains Starbucks 100% Arabica espresso, infused with gingerbread syrup and steamed milk. It's finished with gingerbread flavoured whipped cream and wafer crumbs and is sure to hit the Christmas spot every time.

Toffee Nut Latte: The much-loved Toffee Nut Latte is a combination of rich nutty flavours and Starbucks 100% Arabica espresso, with fresh steamed milk. This festive favourite is complemented with finishing touches of whipped cream and decadent hazelnut sprinkles.PLEASE NOTE: This drink contains real hazelnuts.

Eggnog Latte: The return of the Eggnog Latte is celebrated by fans all over the world. Made by combining Starbucks 100% Arabica espresso with creamy, steamed eggnog and served with a dusting of ground nutmeg, it gets everyone feeling Christmassy.

Fudge Hot Chocolate: An indulgent combination of milk chocolate and fudge syrup, carefully crafted with steamed milk, then finished with fudge flavoured whipped cream and a sprinkling of gold chocolate curls.

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