Fact Sheet: Starbucks Holiday 2014 – Tastes of the Season

The Flavor of the Holidays at Starbucks

The holidays at Starbucks are a time to celebrate with sweet traditions rooted in more than four decades of passion for coffee, food and the holiday spirit. Starting Nov. 1, connect with loved ones or take a much-needed shopping break with Starbucks beloved holiday handcrafted beverages and delicious treats.

New Chestnut Praline Latte

The Chestnut Praline Latte is Starbucks first new holiday handcrafted beverage in five years. Inspired by the time-honored holiday tradition of warm roasted chestnuts, this cozy beverage features Starbucks® signature espresso combined with freshly steamed milk and flavors of caramelized chestnuts and spices. The drink is then finished with whipped cream and spiced praline crumbs for crunch.

Returning Favorites: Starbucks® Handcrafted Holiday Beverages

Peppermint Mocha + Skinny Peppermint Mocha

Experience holiday flavor in full effect with the Peppermint Mocha, a combination of espresso, steamed milk, mocha sauce and peppermint flavored syrup. Topped with a fluffy cloud of whipped cream and dark chocolate curls, this festive beverage is just too good to resist!

Fans of this classic seasonal beverage can also enjoy their favorite holiday treat with fewer calories. Featuring a combination of espresso, steamed nonfat milk, sugar-free mocha sauce and sugar-free peppermint flavored syrup, the Skinny Peppermint Mocha is 100 calories for a Tall (12 fl oz) beverage.

Caramel Brulée Latte

Celebrate the season with this holiday showstopper featuring a combination of espresso, steamed milk and rich caramel brulée flavored sauce, topped with whipped cream and caramelized crunchy caramel brulée topping.

Gingerbread Latte

Enjoy the flavors of freshly baked gingerbread combined with espresso and steamed milk. This holiday beverage is now topped with spice-infused whipped cream prepared with cinnamon, cloves and ginger and finished with a real molasses drizzle. The new Gingerbread Latte is sure to take you on a trip down memory lane to holidays past.

Eggnog Latte

Savor Starbucks wildly popular interpretation of holiday eggnog! Featuring a combination of espresso and rich steamed eggnog, topped with a sprinkle of ground nutmeg, this is a perfect choice for a crisp winter morning or cozy afternoon.

Starbucks® Christmas Blend

Starbucks® Christmas Blend, a customer favorite that for decades has signaled the holiday season, turns 30 this year. Brewed in Starbucks® stores during the holiday season, Christmas Blend combines bright Latin American coffees with rare aged beans from Sumatra, for signature sweet and spicy notes.