Skip to Content

Here’s Everything You Need To Know About The Starbucks Pumpkin Cream Cold Brew

Every year Starbucks celebrates fall in a big way. From Starbucks fall cups to fall drinks, they have something for everything to love. While many eagerly await the Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte return, others await the return of the Starbucks Pumpkin Cream Cold Brew. Its popularity explains why many Starbucks locations sell out long before the fall season is over. But before you rush off to order a Starbucks Pumpkin Cream Cold Brew, Here’s Everything You Need To Know.

Starbucks cup filled with Starbucks Pumpkin Cream Cold Brew
Starbucks Pumpkin Cream Cold Brew

When can you get Starbucks pumpkin cream cold brew?

The Starbucks Pumpkin Cream Cold Brew is available during the Fall Season at Starbucks. Starbucks fall season typically starts towards the end of August and ends once the Winter season begins (usually around Thanksgiving in November). For 2021, The Starbucks Pumpkin Cream Cold Brew is available nationwide as of August 24, 2021.

How many calories is a pumpkin cream cold brew?

The Starbucks Pumpkin Cream Cold Brew calories range from 140 calories (Tall) to 360 calories (Trenta) depending on which size you order. The calories per size are:

Tall (12 oz.)140 Calories
Grande (16 oz.)250 Calories
Venti (24 oz.) 310 Calories
Trenta (30 oz.)360 Calories
Starbucks Pumpkin Cream Cold Brew Calories Per Size
hand holding a Starbucks Pumpkin Cream Cold Brew
Starbucks


What’s in a pumpkin cream cold brew?

According to the Starbucks website, the pumpkin cold brew is made from “Starbucks Cold Brew sweetened with vanilla syrup, topped with a pumpkin cream cold foam and a dusting of pumpkin spice topping.” 

The ingredient list includes: 

  • Ice
  • Brewed Coffee
  • Pumpkin Cream Cold Foam (made with cream, milk, pumpkin spice sauce and pumpkin puree)
  • Vanilla Syrup
  • Pumpkin Spice topping (made with cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg and cloves) 

How do you make a pumpkin cream cold brew less calories?

A Starbucks Pumpkin Cream Cold Brew is made with regular whipped cream and vanilla syrup. To cut calories, you can ask to have the whipped cream swapped for light whipped cream and ask for sugar free vanilla syrup instead of the regular vanilla syrup.

If you want to further make a drink that tastes like the pumpkin cream cold brew with less calories, order an americano with a splash of milk and ask for one pump pumpkin spice syrup, or a black cold brew coffee with one pump of pumpkin spice. You won’t get the cold foam but it is a great low-calorie pumpkin drink alternative.

hands holding starbucks fall drinks
Starbucks

How does the Starbucks Pumpkin Cream Cold Brew taste?

If you have tried the Starbucks cold brew beverages topped with cold foam before, the Pumpkin Cream Cold Brew will taste familiar. Instead of a regular cold foam, this pumpkin drink is topped with a cold foam that has a light pumpkin flavor since it’s mixed with a splash of Starbucks pumpkin sauce. It is then topped with a light dusting of pumpkin spice to give the drink a strong pumpkin spice smell and taste.