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If you are anything like us, you could probably use a nice, tall cup of Christmas cheer right now. It’s been a long year and it’s hard to get as excited as usual. Fortunately, Starbucks has the perfect cure for those holiday season blues and that comes in the form of a Candy Cane Cold Brew.

The Candy Cane Cold Brew is reminiscent of the Irish Cream Cold Brew, but with some added holiday cheer. However, you won’t be able to just go to Starbucks and order one. The Candy Cane Cold Brew is on the Starbucks Secret Menu which means you’ll have to order it step-by-step, rather than by name. The drink was first released by and they shared exactly how to order it.

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It may be one of the most perfectly balanced drinks. It has the sweet, delicious goodness of a candy cane….with the caffeine boost that you need to get through yet another day of pointless Zoom conferences.

Of course, since the drink is on the Secret Menu, if you roll up to Starbucks and ask for a Candy Cane Cold Brew they’ll probably think you went to the wrong coffee shop. So to order the drink, start with a Venti Sweet Cream Cold Foam Brew. Add some peppermint, white mocha, and sprinkles, and you’re all set to go! Check out the video or for full instructions on how to order:


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♬ Holly Jolly Christmas – Michael Bublé

As always, remember to be extra nice to your barista when you order. They’re going out of their way to make an off-menu drink for you, and they’re also working as essential employees through a pandemic and holiday season. We do not know where we would be without them, that is for sure.

What do you think of the Candy Cane Cold Brew? Have you tried it? Let us know!

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