Starbucks introduces winter beverages around the world
With the start of a new year, Starbucks is launching new winter beverages around the world. From Asia to the UK, Starbucks’ global customers have a wide array of new beverages from which to choose. The new winter beverages, which are hitting stores this month, include:
China, Asia Pacific and Australia
Golden Sesame Caramel Crunch Latte (Asia Pacific): A smooth and creamy combination of premium espresso and nutty sesame flavors, this beverage that is full of texture and layers, is topped with a Golden Sesame Crunch topping. It is available hot, iced, and as a Frappuccino blended beverage.
Teavana India Spice Majesty Blend (India): A blend of full leaf Assam black tea with rich spice infusions of whole cinnamon, cardamom, cloves, pepper, star anise and ginger.
Salted Caramel Mocha Crumble (Asia Pacific): This beverage combines premium espresso with a deep mocha flavor and sweet toffee nut syrup. It’s finished with a combination of whipped cream, caramel sauce and a blend of turbinado sugar and sea salt. Available hot, iced, and as a Frappuccino blended beverage.
Peach Blossom Green Tea Latte (China): This fragrant beverage is made with steamed milk and matcha powder, and topped with whipping cream and pink peach-flavored sugar.
Kumquat White Chocolate Mocha (China): A celebration of Chinese New Year with a blend of white chocolate cocoa butter, cocoa powder, and sweet kumquat flavor.
Roasted Chestnut Latte (China): Inspired by the popular Mont Blanc chestnut cake, this beverage is a sweet fusion of chestnut and dark chocolate flavor, topped with whipped cream and sprinkles.
Chestnut White Chocolate Truffle (Asia Pacific): Roasted chestnut mingles with dark, rich espresso, complemented with white chocolate sauce and a sweet chestnut drizzle atop whipped cream.
Chocolatey Banana Cocoa (Japan): This beverage is made with rich and creamy chocolate, topped with whipped cream, crumbled banana sponge cake and chocolate sauce. Chunks of banana pieces roasted with sugar add a bit of crunch. Available in dark and white chocolate, hot and as a Frappuccino blended beverage.
S’mores Frappuccino Blended Beverage (Australia): Cool and creamy layers of marshmallow-infused whipped cream, rich milk chocolate sauce, and a graham cracker crumble together with Starbucks signature coffee Frappuccino blended beverage.
Double Chocolate Green Tea Frappuccino Blended Beverage (Australia): A twist on Starbucks Green Tea Frappuccino blended beverage with smooth milk chocolate sauce, java chips and premium Green Tea matcha powder.
Europe, Middle East and Africa
Butterscotch Brûlée Latte (UK)/Creamy Caramel Latte (Europe, Middle East and Africa): A balance of espresso coffee and caramelized butterscotch, giving the beverage its distinct silky and luxurious texture. The beverage is finished with a sprinkle of caramel dust which settles to form a caramelized textured top, similar to a crème brûlée dessert. Available starting 24 Jan in select stores.
Piccino (UK): Two shots of rich espresso are blended with silky milk, steamed, then captured in a small 6-oz cup, with a big taste.
Latin America and the Caribbean
Yogurt Frappuccino Blended Beverage (Latin America and the Caribbean): A flavorful yogurt Frappuccino blended beverage in flavors that vary by market including Red Berry and Banana.
As previously announced, new winter beverages in the United States and Canada include: the Cascara Latte (combines espresso with steamed milk and cascara syrup, topped with foam) and the Smoked Butterscotch Latte (combines espresso with steamed milk and smoked butterscotch sauce, finished with a sprinkling of smoky butterscotch topping).