Starbucks Coffee Company celebrates the launch of the holiday season in Starbucks stores nationwide with the arrival of Starbucks(R) handcrafted holiday beverages in the iconic red cups. Starbucks invites customers to bring a friend to participating company-operated and licensed stores in the U.S. and Canada on Nov. 18-21 from 2-5 p.m. to receive a free beverage when purchasing a holiday beverage of equal or lesser value, which includes the Caramel Brulee Latte, Peppermint Mocha, Gingerbread Latte, Eggnog Latte, Peppermint White Hot Chocolate and Peppermint Hot Chocolate. Also debuting today are the new Starbucks VIA(R) Ready Brew Christmas Blend and Starbucks(R) Christmas Blend Espresso Roast, as well as the celebrity-designed (STARBUCKS)RED Ceramic To-Go Cup and Card byJonathan Adler.
The return of the iconic red cups also brings the beloved Starbucks(R) holiday beverages, including:
Caramel Brulee Latte — A holiday show stopper, this combination of rich caramel, espresso and steamed milk is topped with a cloud of whipped cream and shimmery caramel pieces.
Peppermint Mocha — For true peppermint fans, this combination of espresso with bittersweet chocolate, peppermint flavored syrup and steamed milk is topped by whipped cream and chocolate curls.
Gingerbread Latte — With the flavor of freshly baked gingerbread, this beverage combines espresso, gingerbread flavored syrup and steamed milk, topped by whipped cream and ground nutmeg.
Eggnog Latte — This wildly popular interpretation of holiday eggnog layers rich espresso with subtle spices, the perfect choice for chilly mornings or cozy afternoons.