The Deliciously Potent Pumpkin Spice Latte Hard Coffee!

Welcome to the world of pumpkin spice! Fall is here and with it comes the much-loved Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte. This delicious treat is made from espresso, steamed milk, and a special blend of spices including cinnamon, nutmeg, and clove. Topped with whipped cream and real pumpkin-pie spices, this drink is a favorite for many during the cooler months.

But what about those who want a bit more of a caffeine kick? Introducing the new Pumpkin Spice Latte Hard Coffee! Now you can have all the delicious pumpkin flavors with an added boost of energy. The Hard Coffee version is made with espresso, steamed milk, and all the same spices as before but blended with liquor. This creates a creamy latte that has 5% ABV – perfect for those who need an extra pick-me-up on chilly mornings!

If you're looking for something but still full of flavor, try out Pumpkin Spice Crème instead. This non-coffee version combines all the same autumn spices from the regular latte but withot any caffeine. It's topped with whipped cream and real pumpkin pie spices for a sweet treat that can be enjoyed any time of day.

Whether you prefer your coffee hot or cold, sweet or strong – there's something for everyone in the world of pumpkin spice lattes! So why not give one (or both!) a try this fall season? You won't regret it!

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What Type of Coffee Is Used in a Pumpkin Spice Latte?

A Pumpkin Spice Latte is a type of espresso-based drink that combines our signature espresso and steamed milk with the flavor combination of pumpkin, cinnamon, nutmeg and clove. The espresso used to make this specialty latte is usually a dark roast blend. To finish the drink off, it is topped with whipped cream and real pumpkin-pie spices.

Does the Pumpkin Spice Latte Contain Coffee?

Yes, the Pumpkin Spice Latte does contain coffee. It is made with espresso, which is a strong type of brewed coffee. The drink also has traditional autumn spices such as cinnamon, nutmeg and clove, as well as steamed milk and often sugar to balance out the flavor. Finally, it is topped off with whipped cream and pumpkin pie spice for an extra bit of sweetness.

The Effects of Pumpkin Spice Latte on Sleep

A Pumpkin Spice Latte isn't recommended if you're looking for a way to stay awake, as the caffeine content can stay in your system up to four hours, making it difficult to sleep. However, it is generally considered acceptable to indulge in moderation, so as long as you don't consume too much caffeine, it shouldn't keep you awake.


The Pumpkin Spice Latte is a fall favorite, but it's important to note that this popular coffee drink contains caffeine and sugar. While it can be enjoyed in moderation, it's important to be mindful of the effects these ingredients have on your body. The pumpkin spice topping makes for a delicious finish, and you can even order a non-coffee version if you don't want any caffeine at all. All in all, the Pumpkin Spice Latte is a tasty treat that should be enjoyed in moderation.

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Thomas Ashford

Thomas Ashford is a highly educated brewer with years of experience in the industry. He has a Bachelor Degree in Chemistry and a Master Degree in Brewing Science. He is also BJCP Certified Beer Judge. Tom has worked hard to become one of the most experienced brewers in the industry. He has experience monitoring brewhouse and cellaring operations, coordinating brewhouse projects, and optimizing brewery operations for maximum efficiency. He is also familiar mixology and an experienced sommelier. Tom is an expert organizer of beer festivals, wine tastings, and brewery tours.