With classes in full swing, we know the fall season is approaching. Grab a book, your favorite pair of fuzzy socks, and most importantly, a cup of coffee to kick off the fall season! Consult this list for the best Starbucks fall specialty drinks to comfort your taste buds:

For the Sweet Tooth

Try: Salted Caramel Mocha

The Salted Caramel Mocha serves as a sweet treat to give you a little pep in your step. This drink brings a whole new level of sweetness to the Starbucks fall drinks collection. The Salted Caramel Mocha is made with steamed milk and espresso shots, infused with mocha sauce and toffee nut syrup. If that isn’t enough to convince you, it is also topped with a caramel drizzle and a sugared salt topping.

For the Mellow Fellows

Try: Caramel Apple Spice

The Caramel Apple Spice is a classic fall drink that is a true favorite among Starbucks customers, especially non-coffee drinkers. A complete upgrade to your average apple cider, this sweet drink is made with steamed apple juice, infused with cinnamon dolce flavoring, and topped off with whipped cream and a rich caramel drizzle. The perfect drink to sip on while in the stands of a football game or apple picking with friends!

For the Tea Drinkers

Try: Chai Tea Latte with Pumpkin Sauce

The Chai Tea Latte with pumpkin inclusions is the perfect way to kickstart fall for those who don’t like coffee but still crave Starbucks in autumn. The Chai Tea Latte is one of the most popular drinks at Starbucks, but the pumpkin inclusion makes it that much better! The Chai Tea Latte is made with steamed milk and Chai Tea (a spiced black tea). Then, just ask your barista to add pumps of pumpkin to this classic drink for a fall twist. 

For the Caffeine Addicts

Try: Pumpkin Cream Cold Brew

The Pumpkin Cream Cold Brew is a fantastic way to get your daily fill of caffeine while adding a fall flavor to your drink. This drink has been a popular one these last few seasons. The Pumpkin Cream Cold Brew is cold brew fresh from the tap with vanilla syrup, then topped with a pumpkin cold foam and pumpkin spice topping. A favorite of many for the bold flavor of cold brew mixed with pumpkin cold foam in each sip. 

For the Classic Fall Drink Enthusiasts 

Try: Pumpkin Spice Latte

A true classic and favorite amongst the Starbucks community. This latte, which can be ordered hot or iced, marks the beginning of the fall season for a lot of people. This latte is sweet but subtly spiced with pumpkin sauce. It’s been a true icon for the last decade, but don’t be fooled; the Pumpkin Spice Latte lives up to its hype. The PSL is made with steamed milk and espresso shots combined with a rich pumpkin flavor, topped with a generous amount of whipped cream and pumpkin-spiced powder.

Ask your local baristas for more ways to customize your favorite drinks to give you that warm fall feeling. 

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