Indulgent in flavor, sipping on seasonal coffee drinks can aid in enjoying the change of season while waiting for the temperatures to consistently stay below 80 degrees. Whether you prefer your caffeine a little sweet, with a hint of spice, iced or hot.. here are some selects from local coffee shops & pop-ups to enjoy all season long.
Pan de Polvo – The Coffee MUGG
A favorite for locals and visitors alike, The Coffee MUGG‘s inventive menu is begging to be enjoyed during the fall and winter seasons. The Pan de Polvo takes the cinnamon sugar flavor notes from the melt-in-your-mouth cookies we all know and love and turns it into coffee form by blending espresso, caramel, cinnamon, sea salt and milk. 1112 Morgan Ave.
Salted Maple Latte – The Brewery Coffee
This iced latte is sweetened slightly with organic salted maple syrup and made with milk of your choice. The Brewery offers a variety of cold foam options to give your cold brew a hint of unique flavor and sweetness. You can order from The Brewery Coffee by DMing the local business on Instagram or stopping by its next pop-up.
Holiday Cheermeister – Driftwood Coffee Co.
You can count on Driftwood Coffee Co. for sweet drinks with flavors of the season. The Holiday Cheermeister is no exception. Espresso is combined with Nutella and peanut butter and topped off with steamed milk of your choice, cold foam if ordering the iced version and graham cracker crumbs regardless. Not a coffee drinker? Opt for a hot chocolate base instead for an extra sweet treat. 4703 Alameda
Black Lagoon Latte – Creatures Coffee & Tea Co.
This cinnamony crowd-favorite at Creatures Coffee & Tea Co. is a classic latte with a nod to your favorite childhood cereal. Espresso is blended with house-made cinnamon toast crunch milk and sweetened with black sugar syrup. Served hot or iced. @creaturescoffeeandteaco
Spiced Cold Brew – Coffee Waves
The spiced cold brew from Coffee Waves combines all your favorite fall flavors in one fine cup of coffee. The iced beverage features the perfect arrangement of espresso grounds, ground cinnamon, ground nutmeg, allspice and cloves. 5738 S Alameda St.
Snickerdoodle Chai – Bien Mérité
This one might not be coffee, but it’s too good not to add to this list. The hot chai latte is served brulee style with a layer of breakable sugar – you’ll need a spoon for this one and a pain au chocolat on the side. Check it out alongside Bien Merite’s limited menu of holiday-inspired drinks. 1336 S Staples St.
Mexican Vanilla Latte – Island Joe’s Coffee & Gallery
Served hot, Iced or “Joe Fro” style, the classic latte is blended with house-made Mexican vanilla syrup for sweetness & spice. Enjoy alongside Island Joe’s selection of fresh baked pastries. 14829 S Padre Island Dr.