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9 of the Best Starbucks Beverages From Around the World

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Thanks to a delicious menu of unique, festive-themed drinks and treats, Starbucks has become synonymous with the holiday season over the past few years. While the Seattle-based company is always adding something new every season, this Christmas they are going all out!

The renowned coffeehouse is concocting an array of holiday styled drinks all over the world that is seriously Instagram-worthy. In a press release from the company issued on Nov. 13, Starbucks revealed a complete lineup of holiday drinks from around the world that blend seasonal flavors and surprise accents for some one-of-a-kind beverages this year.

Here is a look of the very best Starbucks drinks from around the world, adapted.

Christmas Strawberry Cake Milk

Available in Japan

Since Strawberry Christmas cake is one Japan’s most popular holiday traditions, this drink takes that beloved favorite to a new level with a drink featuring fluffy sponge cake, whipped cream and strawberries, made with steamed milk, strawberry compote and white mocha syrup. Best of all, it is topped with whipped cream, strawberry topping and crushed biscuit, and available as a Frappuccino blended beverage.

Snowy Cheese Flavored Latte

Available in China

Might seem a little different, but this dreamy new holiday beverage styled and inspired by cheesecake features a baked cheese flavored sauce that blends with classic espresso and is topped with light whipped cream, blueberry flavored sprinkles and star-shaped crisps.

Toffee Nut Crunch Latte

Available in China, Asia Pacific, Latin America and Europe

With shots of rich espresso, this heartwarming beverage infused with soothing flavors of buttery toffee nut and subtle notes of toasted nuts in the Toffee Nut Crunch Latte make this a favorite among Starbucks patrons. Most artistically too, the crescendo is a beautiful whipped cream peak with sprinkles of a crunchy toffee nut topping. Customers can order it hot or have it blended with ice for a cool and cozy treat.

Christmas Dessert Latte

Available in China

This is a fun one, inspired by the traditional British Christmas pudding! Blending steamed milk, espresso and Christmas pudding flavored sauce, the drink is topped with a delicious whipped cream, drizzle of caramel sauce, and mixed fruit sprinkle.

Cranberry White Chocolate Mocha

Available in Latin America

This one has been a favorite among Starbucks fans in Latin America for years! Touted the perfect, sweet treat to drink during the holiday season, this signature espresso is combined with freshly steamed milk, a luscious white chocolate and topped with whipped cream, a tart cranberry drizzle and crystallized cranberry sugar.

Duo Cocoa Mocha

Available in Asia Pacific

Made with silky swirls of dark and white chocolate, this chocolate dessert drinks meets coffee thanks to its fanciful combination of rich espresso. While it’s available in hot, iced and as a Frappuccino, the drink is finished with whipped cream and half drizzled in mocha and a half dressed in crunch cocoa nibs.

Hazelnut Mocha

Available in Argentina and Uruguay

Touted a local favorite, this bittersweet chocolate drink infused with a delicious hazelnut flavor is every bit as luxurious as you think. Combined with espresso and steamed milk, this delectable drink is topped with whipped cream and classic mocha drizzle. Best of all, it is available hot, iced and as a Frappuccino blended beverage.

Christmas Brulee Latte

Available in Europe, Middle East and Africa

Steamed with a rich crème brulee sauce and mix of fresh espresso, this drink goes all out with its festive flavors as it embraces creamy eggnog milk and finished off with a few shakes of Christmas Brulee sprinkles.

Salted Caramel Brownie Hot Chocolate

Available in Europe, Middle East and Africa

In what might be one Starbucks drink fans begin to envy, this holiday favorite features steamed milk and mocha sauce combined with salted caramel sauce, and topped with a lush, salted caramel brownie whipped cream. Best of all, it balances salty and sweet perfectly with its blend of brownie crumbles and salted caramel brittle.

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Have you had a chance to try any of these? What are some of your favorite Starbucks holiday drinks? Let us know in the comments below.

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