Here’s a little taste of Starbucks holiday drinks around the world
Let’s discover some of Starbucks delicious holiday beverages across the globe – from the icy new Toffee Nut Cream Cold Brew in Europe, Middle East and Africa to the luxurious Strawberry & Velvet Mocha in Japan.
Inspiration for a Starbucks holiday beverage can come from anywhere – a rich forkful of red velvet cake, the crunchy caramelized top of a dish of creme brulée, or the delicious layers of crust and custard in a French millefeuille pastry. As we celebrate the 20th anniversary of Peppermint Mocha, let’s discover some of Starbucks delicious holiday beverages around the world – from the icy new Toffee Nut Cream Cold Brew in Europe, Middle East and Africa to the luxurious Strawberry & Velvet Mocha in Japan.
Here are some of the beverages you can find on Starbucks holiday menus this year, available at participating stores while supplies last.
Aurora Chamomile Tea Relaxer – South Korea
This new twist on the classic Chamomile Relaxer is a soothing colorful tea beverage reminiscent of an aurora of winter’s night.
Butter Caramel Mille-Feuille – Japan
The new Butter Caramel Mille-Feuille is inspired by the buttery layers of the French mille-feuille pastry. The drink combines the crispy, crunchy texture of pie crust with rich, sweet custard sauce and butter caramel sauce, topped with whipped cream and a drizzle of butter caramel. Available hot and blended.
Caramel Brulée Latte – U.S. and Canada
Starbucks classic beverage is back again this holiday season, made with signature espresso, steamed milk and rich caramel brulée sauce finished with whipped cream and a supreme topping of even more caramel brulée bits.
Caramel Waffle Latte – Europe, Middle East and Africa
Inspired by Dutch stroopwafel cookies, this new drink combines signature espresso and milk with delicately spiced winter waffle sauce, caramel whipped cream and a spiced caramel waffle crunch topping.
Chestnut Praline Latte – U.S., Canada
The beloved beverage begins with espresso and velvety steamed milk, followed by flavors of caramelized chestnuts and spices – all topped with a finale of whipped cream and specially spiced praline crumbs.
Cranberry White Mocha – Latin America and Caribbean
Espresso and steamed milk are perfectly combined with white chocolate mocha sauce and whipped cream with a swirl of cranberry drizzle and sprinkle crystallized cranberry sugar. Available hot, iced and blended.
Creme Brulée Latte – Japan
This dessert-inspired beverage is made with a creamy custard-flavored sauce, espresso and steamed milk. The finishing touch is a sprinkle of sugar topping that looks just like the caramelized top of a dish of creme brulée.
Dolce Strawberry Milk – South Korea
A creamy and comforting iced beverage with the sweet taste of strawberry.
Gingerbread Latte – Asia, Japan, Europe, Middle East and Africa
A holiday classic since 2000, Gingerbread Latte is made with Starbucks signature espresso, steamed milk and gingerbread syrup topped with gingerbread flavored whipped cream and a delicious wafer topping. In Europe, the beverage is also available in a vegan option.
Hazelnut Caramel – Latin America and Caribbean
This holiday treat is made with espresso, steamed milk and hazelnut syrup. It’s topped with whipped cream, caramel sauce and a dash of cinnamon. Available hot, iced and blended.
Holiday Cinnamon – Latin America and Caribbean
The new Holiday Cinnamon beverage features espresso, steamed milk, and everyone’s favorite flavor – cinnamon dolce. Topped with whipped cream and a dash of nutmeg for a special touch. Available in hot, iced and blended.
Iced Sugar Cookie Latte – U.S., Canada, Latin America and Caribbean
This beloved beverage is back again this holiday. The iced version is made with sugar cookie-flavored syrup combined with Starbucks Blonde® espresso and over ice with almondmilk in the United States, oat beverage in Canada, and dairy milk in Latin America and the Caribbean. And just like a holiday cookie, it’s all topped with red and green sprinkles. Also available hot.
Irish Cream Cold Brew – U.S. and Canada
Starbucks® Cold Brew is swirled with Irish cream syrup and topped with a cloud of vanilla flavored sweet cream cold foam and a hint of cocoa in this creamy classic. In Canada, customers can enjoy a hot version with Irish Cream Americano, featuring rich, caramelly espresso and Irish cream flavored syrup, topped with hot water and steamed milk, and a subtle sprinkle of cocoa.
Jeju Golden Tangerine Mint Tea – South Korea
Jeju Island in South Korea is known for its specialty sweet-sour tangerines, called hallabong. Starbucks Jeju Golden Mint Tea is a refreshing caffeine-free iced tea beverage that combines the clean taste of mint tea with the fruity flavors of the island’s golden tangerines.
Joyful Medley Apricot & Mousse Tea Latte – Japan
This festive tea latte blends three types of tea and dried fruits, topped with a fluffy mousse and apricot sauce, finished with milk tea. Available hot and iced, in select stores.
Merry Strawberry Mocha – Latin America and Caribbean
Celebrate the festive season with a Merry Strawberry Mocha, made with white chocolate mocha and blended with a creamy mixture of milk, espresso poured over layers of mocha sauce, whipped cream and strawberry drizzle. Available hot, iced and blended.
Oat Cream Butterscotch Cold Brew – South Korea
Delicious cold brew beverage with sweet vanilla oat cream and smooth flavors of maple and butterscotch.
Peppermint Mocha – U.S., Europe, Middle East, Africa, Asia, Latin America and Caribbean
This Starbucks classic beverage has been part of the holiday season since it made its delicious debut 20 years ago. It’s made with Starbucks signature espresso, steamed milk, sweet mocha sauce and peppermint-flavored syrup with a crown of whipped cream. For the finishing touch – a sprinkle of dark chocolate curls in the Americas and a topping of candy cane pieces and swirls of mocha drizzle in Europe and Asia Pacific. Available hot, iced and blended.
Praline Cookie Hot Chocolate – Europe, Middle East and Africa
Boasting a buttery baked cookie flavor and notes of creamy caramelized hazelnut, almond and walnut, the new Praline Cookie Hot Chocolate is topped with rich chocolatey whipped cream and a dusting of cookie crumb sprinkles for a toasty finish.
Red Velvet Oatmilk Latte – Asia Pacific
Brighten your holidays with the Red Velvet Oatmilk Latte, a treat with hints of vanilla that will remind you of freshly baked red velvet delicacy. Combining Starbucks signature espresso, red velvet sauce and luxuriously smooth steamed oatmilk, this plant-based beverage is perfect for the holidays, topped with white swirls of whipped cream and a sprinkle of red velvet cookie topping. Also available as hot, iced and blended.
Snow Vanilla Tea Latte – South Korea
The new Snow Vanilla Tea latte features the sweet flavor of vanilla balanced with notes of black tea and earl gray tea, topped with soft snow foam. Available hot and iced.
Strawberry & Velvet Brownie Mocha – Japan
The sweet, tart strawberries pair perfectly with rich chocolate in the new Strawberry & Velvet Brownie Mocha, topped with strawberry glaze and red velvet brownie crumbs made from white chocolate and red cocoa. Available hot and blended.
Toasted White Chocolate Mocha – United States
Caramelized white chocolate mocha sauce meets espresso and steamed milk with the Toasted White Chocolate Mocha, which is then finished with whipped cream and a celebratory topping of holiday sugar sparkles and crispy white pearls. Available hot, iced and blended.
Toffee Nut Latte – Europe, Middle East, South Korea, Africa Latin America and Caribbean
This rich, buttery sweet drink is made with toffee nut syrup combined with signature espresso, steamed milk and topped with whipped cream and a toffee nut flavored topping. Available hot, iced and blended.
Toffee Nut Cream Cold Brew – Europe, Middle East and Africa
A smooth and mellow coffee with a rich flavor combined with vanilla syrup and topped with Toffee Nut cream foam topping and finished with buttery Toffee Nut sprinkles. It’s a crisp, cold, creamy transformation of the iconic classic.
Toffee Nut Crunch Latte and Cold Brew – Asia
Here, the Toffee Nut Latte comes with a little crunch, with a sprinkle of toffee nut crunch topping. Available hot, iced and blended. You can also order a Toffee Nut Crunch Cold Brew, made with icy cold brew, a thick blanket of toffee nut-flavored foam and a dusting of crunchy toffee nut topping.