Starbucks Japan’s Chocolate Chestnut Frappuccino® Arrives This Autumn

27.August.2020 | FOOD

The autumn leaves are set to fall on Starbucks in Japan again this year as the coffee chain announces the return of the “Artful Autumn @ Starbucks® Promotion” which is set to begin on September 2, 2020.

 

This year’s drink concept is “Naturally Good Artfully Simple” which hopes to have customers feeling peaceful and enjoying the transition from summer into autumn.

 

Autumnal beverages made with whole blended chestnuts

Chocolate Chestnut Frappuccino®: ¥590 (Tall Only)
Chocolate Chestnut Latte: Short ¥450 / Tall ¥490 / Grande ¥530 / Venti® ¥570

What makes the Chocolate Chestnut Frappuccino® so special is its use of whole blended Japanese chestnuts—the quintessential autumn flavour of the country. The delicately broken pieces of chestnut add texture to the smooth milk and coffee and invite you into the cosy embrace of the season. Starbucks has chosen chocolate as the perfect partner to the chestnut. To best enjoy the balance of both flavours, the beverage is loaded with a “Chestnut Cacao Sauce” which gives the drink’s appearance a beautiful marble effect. Everything’s topped off with a squirt of whipped cream and a topping of chocolate flakes and candied cacao nibs.

 

Then there’s the Chocolate Chestnut Latte, a combination of the same tasty Chestnut Cacao Sauce together with steamed milk and espresso carefully prepared by the baristas. The hot drink is completed by a topping of chocolate flakes and candied cacao nibs. The result is a wonderful mix of chestnut, chocolate, and espresso.

 

Another seasonal Starbucks latte


Autumn Latte: Short ¥340 / Tall ¥380 / Grande ¥420 / Venti® ¥460

The Autumn Latte is made with Starbucks Japan’s “Autumn Blend” coffee beans. It has a smooth and gentle flavour.

 

Autumn in Japan is a time for seriously tasty drinks and desserts, so if you’re in the country this autumn, be sure to stop on by Starbucks for an autumn coffee.

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