Attention PSL Fans! You NEED to Try Starbucks' New Pumpkin Drink

Say hello to the Pumpkin Cream Cold Brew.

PSL fans, listen up!

It’s almost the day you’ve been waiting for all year. That’s right — Pumpkin Spice Lattes are officially dropping tomorrow, Aug. 27. However, before you rush to your nearest Starbucks to order a PSL in your fave form (hot, iced or Frappuccino), wait until you hear about the newest pumpkin drink to grace the coffee giant’s menu.

For the first time in over 10 years, Starbucks is releasing a brand new pumpkin-flavored beverage. Meet the Pumpkin Cream Cold Brew — aka the only drink you’ll be sipping on this fall.

According to Starbucks, the Pumpkin Cream Cold Brew is comprised of cold brew (duh), vanilla syrup and a sweet vanilla cold foam that’s been mixed with a *special* pumpkin spice sauce. It’s finished with a sprinkle of pumpkin spice topping (cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg and cloves).

Basically, this drink is the PSL’s colder, frothier sister, and it totally lives up to the hype.

Disclaimer: I’m not a huge cold brew person. As I’ve noted before, I’m just not super into the taste of coffee. When I do order a coffee-based drink, it’s usually loaded with vanilla, chai tea or chocolate to mask the coffee flavor. But when Starbucks invites you to try out their newest pumpkin-flavored coffee concoction, you don’t say no.

And boy, am I glad that I tried it! To say that the Pumpkin Cream Cold Brew blew my mind would be an understatement. I didn’t like it … I LOVED it.

The first sip of the drink is pretty sweet. It’s hard not to get a mouthful of the sugary, pumpkin foam that sits on top of the cold brew. But after that first sip, the drink gets a lot better. The smoothness and flavor of the cold brew balances out the sweetness of the foam, creating an overall nutty and refreshing flavor.

We were also able try out the OG Pumpkin Spice Latte to compare, and I have to say that the Pumpkin Cream Cold Brew takes the crown as the best pumpkin drink of the season. Obviously, you can’t go wrong with a classic PSL, but in my opinion the cold brew version boasts better flavors and packs more of a punch.

Grab it while you can. Just like the PSL, the Pumpkin Cream Cold Brew will be available at Starbucks for a limited time starting tomorrow, Aug. 27.

Related Links:

Next Up

The Kitchen Needs Your Help, Fans

Answer two questions, and your responses may influence what's shown on-air.

Is the CSL the New PSL at Starbucks?

The coffee chain’s new seasonal beverage, a Cinnamon Shortbread Latte, aims to scratch your cookie itch and deliver your caffeine buzz.

Latte-Inspired Pumpkin Spice Recipes — Plus a PSL to Make at Home

We’ve barely put away our swimsuits and sunscreen, but baristas at a certain coffee chain are already steaming up their immensely popular fall-flavored drink, the Pumpkin Spice Latte.

A New Ingredient in Pumpkin Spice Lattes: Pumpkin

Starbucks has announced that its Pumpkin Spice Lattes will now actually contain pumpkin (and not caramel coloring).

How Much Water Do You Need to Drink Each Day?

Find out if you're drinking enough water and staying hydrated during the summer months with these tips from Food Network.

This New Drink Blends Carbonation and Caffeine

It really is the best of both worlds.

Speak Up, Fans: New Year, New Cocktail Segment on The Kitchen

The Kitchen is changing the name of its cocktail segment, and the show is looking for fan suggestions for a new name. Submit your ideas.

Is Sweet Potato the New Pumpkin?

We all love when pumpkin is back in season, but sweet potato is the produce making headlines this fall.