Specialty Hot Drinks for the Holidays!

By Isabella Sorresso

It’s December and that means we are officially in the swing of the holiday season! It also means that it’s time to snuggle up with a warm drink for the few Florida days there’s a nip in the air.

Whether you’re staying in to watch a seasonal film or on your way to work, keep warm with some delicious drinks you can grab on-the-go! Here are just a few of the festive flavors you can try around town:

Starbucks:

Juniper Latte: Made with Starbucks’ signature espresso, steamed milk, juniper syrup and topped with foam and pine-citrus sugar.

Caramel Brulée Latte: Made with steamed milk with an espresso, flavored with a caramel Brulée sauce and topped with whipped cream and caramel Brulée topping.

Chestnut Praline Latte: Made with a seasonal chestnut infused chocolate flavor in espresso with steamed milk and topped with whipped cream.

Eggnog Latte: Made with rich, steamed eggnog, Starbucks’ signature espresso and topped with ground nutmeg.

Gingerbread Latte: Made with Starbucks’ classic espresso, steamed milk and topped with whipped cream and ground nutmeg.

Peppermint Mocha: Made with Starbucks’ signature espresso, steamed milk, sweet mocha sauce and peppermint-flavored syrup. It’s topped off with whipped cream and dark chocolate curls.

Dunkin’

Cinnamon Sticky Bun Coffee and Lattes: This latte is made with flavors of a warm sticky bun, including cinnamon and a hint of frosting.

White Chocolate Coffees and Lattes:  This latte combines white chocolate and vanilla flavors.

McDonald’s

Peppermint Mocha: This coffee is made with espresso, steamed whole or nonfat milk, peppermint chocolate syrup, and topped with whipped topping and chocolate drizzle. Also available as iced coffee.

IHOP

Minty Who Hot Chocolate: This Grinch inspired hot chocolate is flavored with mint syrup and topped with creamy green whipped topping and red candy hearts.