Starbucks Releasing New Holiday Drink, the Chestnut Praline Latte

For anyone who thinks pumpkin spice lattes jumped the shark this year, there's about to be a brand new novelty in town. Starbucks is releasing its first new holiday beverage in five years -- the Chestnut Praline Latte. Sounds fancy, right?

Best of all, this new drink can be made vegan! Add soy milk, skip the whipped cream, and it's a cruelty-free Christmas (or Hanukkah, or Kwanzaa, or Festivus) treat.

See also: Five Vegan Starbucks Drinks for Summer and How to "Veganize" the Rest

Starbucks confirmed to the Huffington Post that the drink would be dropping nationwide on November 12.

They circulated it in a few cities last year, and apparently it was enough of a hit to make the mainstream. It'll join its gingerbread latte and peppermint mocha brothers in a trifecta of holiday bliss.

While we haven't tasted the new addition -- yet -- here's what a few folks have said via Twitter:

The rest of us will have to wait until November 12 to see what all the fuss is about. Hopefully, the temperature will have dropped below 80 degrees by then.

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Hannah Sentenac covers veg food, drink, pop culture, travel, and animal advocacy issues. In addition to the Miami New Times, she's written for Live Happy magazine, Paste magazine, Thive magazine, and Hannah is also editor-in-chief of
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