Starbucks' Pumpkin Spice Latte release date approaching

Starbucks' Pumpkin Spice Latte release date approaching

CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) - Fall feels are starting sooner for some with the anticipated early release of Starbucks' Pumpkin Spice Latte.

According to Business Insider, customers will be able to get the popular beverage in their hands at the end of THIS month – on August 28. That means before Labor Day, summer's "unofficial" end.

The PSL launched in Starbucks stores 15 years ago but has gained recognizable popularity in recent years.

Grocers will soon carry Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Cookie Straws and Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Flavored Ground Coffee K-Cup Pods.

"Consumers now have seven ways to enjoy the flavors of Starbucks PSL where groceries are sold as the new offerings join returning favorites: bottled Starbucks® Pumpkin Spice Latte, Starbucks® Pumpkin Spice Flavored Ground Coffee, Starbucks® Pumpkin Spice Caffe Latte K-Cup® Pods, Starbucks® Iced Espresso Classics Pumpkin Spice Latte and Starbucks® VIA Instant Pumpkin Spice Latte," Starbucks says.

Starbucks also plans to bring back the Salted Caramel Mocha and The Teavana Pumpkin Spice Chai Tea Latte, Business Insider reports, which was also launched August 28 last year.

The drink's earliest launch was in 2014, when Starbucks released the drink to select customers on August 26, BI reports. Last year the PSL was officially released at the beginning of September.

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