It’s True: Starbucks’ Pumpkin Spice Latte Returns Today

September 1, 2016

There’s no escaping it

Brace for summer’s end: Starbucks’ infamous Pumpkin Spice Latte returns to stores today, September 1. Technically, the official return date is September 6, but Starbucks’ Rewards customers; those who follow @TheRealPSL on Twitter; and fans who enter their mobile number here all get an early pass.

Starbucks’ pumpkin-infused coffee beverage has been a bittersweet sign of summer’s end for nearly its entire 13-year existence. Since last year, the drink has been made with real pumpkin, in addition to espresso, steamed milk, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, and clove.

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