It's barely November, but it's officially the holiday season at Starbucks.
'The holidays mean something different to everyone, ' the Starbucks ad proclaimed a year ago.
What's on the Starbucks holiday menu? All holiday beverages are available hot, iced and as a Frappuccino.
New pastries and traditional drinks: Starbucks is really leaning into the Christmas spirit this year with three holiday pastries - the Pistachio Honey Croissant, Sugarplum Cheese Danish and Chocolate Swirl Brioche, USA Today reports. Also back are favorites like the Penguin Cake Pop, Snowman Cookie, and Gingerbread Loaf. She also told CNN that this year's cups are "not only retro, but true to who we are".
A tall Peppermint Mocha cost $4.45, a grande was $4.95, and a venti was $5.45.
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Someone will probably still get upset because this is what people do now, even though there are many, much better things to get upset about these days.
To jump-start the holidays, Starbucks is giving away free, reusable cups to customers. "The holidays mean something different to everyone", the company said in an ad showing two women gazing at each other over a cup of coffee.
This year, the monster coffee chain has unveiled their four new cup designs, all decked out in the colors of Christmas including one with stripes, one with a green argyle pattern, one with red and white flames and one with mistletoe-like coffee cherries in red and green.
Twitter this morning was filled with Starbucks diehards admitting they were waiting in insane drive-through lines to grab eggnog lattes and a free cup. Customers who order a holiday drink will get a complimentary cup.
Any size holiday beverage purchase on November 2, 2018 will get you the FREE reusable red cup at participating Starbucks locations across the country while supplies last.