Baby, it’s cold outside, and if you are looking to chase away the chills this winter, the annual holiday drinks infused with classic holiday flavors are back to warm you right up. From Gingerbread Spice Lattes to Peppermint Mochas, warm seasonal beverages offer a cup of comfort that will keep your hands snug and compliment all the gatherings with loved ones. Look to the stars and see what coffee drink you should be sipping on this holiday season. Here’s a list of the best suited beverage for your astro sign:

Aries (March 21-April 19): Eggnog Latte

Adventurous, spontaneous and daring — an Aries loves a challenge. Your sign is the trendsetter and trailblazer of the zodiac, so why not try something bold this season? An Eggnog Latte should be your next winter drink order because it’s the holiday beverage that has die-hard fans or strong opponents. 

Taurus (April 20-May 20): Mexican Hot Cocoa 

You appreciate the finer things in life but love a classic, Taurus. Your winter drink is a match made in heaven: Mexican Hot Chocolate. Adding a spicy flare will get you out of the comfort zone you typically gravitate toward.Those who fall under the Taurus sign are practical, responsible and pay great attention to detail. It only makes sense your coffee shop order is a classic that you cannot go wrong with. 

Gemini (May 21-June 20): Thin Mint Frappe

Ruled by Mercury, the planet of communication, you are bright, quick-witted and always the life of the party. Can a gemini sign ever be boring? No. That’s why your next holiday drink order should be a Thin Mint Frappe. Represented by the symbol of Twins, Geminis are the ideal balance of yin and yang, and aim to achieve perfect tranquility in life. Lucky for you, this beverage balances the flavors of thin mint and chocolate to satisfy your tastebuds in harmony. 

Cancer (June 21-July 22): Peppermint Mocha

Those who fall under the fourth sign of the zodiac have a romantic, nurturing and compassionate essence. Cancers are represented by the symbol of the Crab with a strong outer shell and vulnerable underside. Like most water signs, Cancers typically cling to comfort and are all about setting up a cozy, secure place wherever they go. It only makes sense your holiday beverage to warm up with this season is a Peppermint Mocha. It’s a winter staple and pairs perfectly with your easy-going personality. 

Leo (July 23-Aug. 22): White Chocolate Mocha

As an extroverted fire sign, you have fierce need for self expression and always know what you want. Ruled by the Sun, you are never reluctant to let your true essence shine. The Leo is also the sign of a hopeless romantic, so cuddle up with a White Chocolate Mocha this holiday season. Because you crave luxury and never play by the rules, this drink is the perfect balance of sweet and rich to keep your creative taste satisfied this winter. 

Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): Turmeric Latte

The essence of a vivacious Virgo is dedicated, practical and the most compassionate of the zodiac. Virgo energy is usually focused on control, organization and sky-high standards. Ruled by the sixth house of health and fitness, this earth sign usually gravitates toward the most nutrient dense items on the menu. A Turmeric Latte is right up your alley with its medicinal roots and anti-inflammatory properties. The vibrant yellow color will also lift any winter blues and boost mental clarity. 

Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): Chai Tea Latte

Ruled by Venus, the plant of love, Libras embody the components of harmony and peace, while doing nearly anything to avoid conflict. The sign is notorious for its mysterious yet intriguing character, similar to chai tea, which has a variety of flavors in it. Next time you stumble into your favorite coffee shop, order a Chai Latte, which, much like you, has a little bit of spice and a little bit of sweet. 

Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): Hazelnut Macchiato

Seductive scorpios are ruled by the all-powerful Scorpion. The sign embodies the characteristics of passion, loyalty, protection and charisma. You are known to keep your emotions guarded, but as people get to know you, they are quick to see your complex soul. To balance your mysterious yet powerful personality, you need a soothing seasonal drink in your life. Next time you find yourself indecisive at a coffee shop register, let down your guard and order a Hazelnut Macchiato. 

Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Gingerbread Spice Latte

You are open-hearted, free spirited and always truthful. Those who fall under the Sagittarius astro sign are known to be creative thinkers with infectious enthusiasm and energy. Order a Gingerbread Spice Latte to channel your jolly spirit this year with the flavor of Christmas. Because you love your independence and solo time, take yourself on a date to your favorite coffee shop and try this heart-warming beverage.

Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): Caramel Macchiato

Fully in control of their destiny, Capricorns will always manifest what they set their mind to. Your hard-working attitude is admired by all, allowing you to be the master of all trades. A simple coffee won’t cut it for your specifically detailed style. Next time you find yourself reading, planning ahead or studying away at a cozy coffee shop, order a Caramel Macchiato — that will surely live up to your oh-so sophisticated lifestyle. 

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Peppermint Tea

You present yourself in one of two ways: reserved or eccentric. Those under the Aquarius sign are known to be deep thinkers and good listeners, and love helping others. In a crowded room, Aquarians are the most recognizable sign by their uncanny imagination to see a world of possibilities when there appears to be none. Because you thrive in a flowing atmosphere such as a coffee shop, match your personality by ordering a Peppermint Tea, which, like you, is never too bitter nor too sweet. 

Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20): Salted Caramel Espresso 

As the final sign in the zodiac cycle, a Pisces embodies characteristics of all eleven signs that come before it. You are an eloquent creature that is selfless and spiritual, and values alone-time to recharge. Dreams, secrets and sensitive feelings are associated with the water sign that feels comfortable in an illusionary world. However, Pisceans can often have difficulty distinguishing fact from fantasy, tending to get caught up in their views of how things should be. Because you are the dreamiest and sleepiest sign, you may require a lot of caffeine to push you through the cold months. Your wake-up call this winter? Three words: Salted Caramel Espresso. Proceed with caution because this drink may be small, but it will surely get your blood flowing.

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