By now, you've probably heard the rumors — Starbucks has a new fall drink, and it promises to be just as epic as your beloved pumpkin spice latte. The toasted graham latte is Starbucks' first new fall espresso drink to debut in four years, and needless to say people are pretty excited about it. For once, the fan-favorite PSL has a little friendly competition. But when does the toasted graham latte come out? When will coffee lovers finally be able to get their very first taste of those glorious cinnamon graham notes? I have good news for you, my fellow Starbucks lovers — the Starbucks toasted graham latte is already available at Starbucks stores across the country, and it looks like it's here to stay for a while.
Starbucks released the toasted graham latte on Sept. 23 to celebrate the first official day of fall — and that wasn't the only surprise the coffee chain had in store. This year, the brand also unveiled special illustrated fall coffee cups adorned with leaves and fall colors that will seriously up your Instagram game when you go to snap a pic of your first #psl (or #tgl) of the season. Much like the iconic red cups that have come to signify the start of the holidays, the new fall paper mugs promise to become a seasonal staple.
Starbucks describes its new TGL as a "coffee-forward latte," and it's not lying. The drink's toasted graham syrup is sweet but subtle, and doesn't overwhelm the espresso flavor. Basically, if you're looking for an indulgent afternoon pick-me-up this season, this is it.
So far, Starbucks' new fall lineup has been a hit. I mean, just look at all these people gushing on Twitter:
Also, check out those cups/works of art, you guys.
The toasted graham latte is available at all participating stores for as long as supplies last, so make sure you get your hands on at least one (or five) this season (this week). The pumpkin spice latte has been lonely for far too long — it's about time Starbucks gave it a seasonal friend.
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