The weather might still say summer, but for pumpkin lovers across the country, the calendar only means one thing — the return of the Pumpkin Spice Latte. Yes, September is right around the corner, meaning that PSL fans are pulling on their cozy sweaters and counting down the days.
While Starbucks has yet to announce the official release date of the iconic drink, employees told Business Insider the pumpkin spice latte would be returning Tuesday, August 27 — it’s earliest release date ever. Typically, the PSL returns right around Labor Day weekend.
Starbucks employees have been posting photos of the Pumpkin Spice syrup arriving at stores throughout this month, further fueling PSL superfans’ cravings.
Can’t wait until the end of August for a taste of fall? Dunkin’ has your back.
On Monday, Dunkin’ announced it would launch its fall menu on August 21. Menu items returning include pumpkin spice drinks, coffee and pastries along with apple cider donuts, and more.
— Dunkin’ (@dunkindonuts) August 14, 2019
The donut chain is also diving into fall in a big way by renaming eight of its locations “Pumpkin.” Dunkin’ revealed that these eight restaurants, spelling out the word P-U-M-P-K-I-N, will get the new fall items starting Aug. 14:
- Providence, RI
- Upper, MD
- Marietta, GA
- Pleasant Hills, PA
- Kissimmee, FL
- Indian Trail, NC
- New York, NY (850 8th Avenue)
- South Boston, MA
Also see, 10 best cities for Starbucks lovers.