Did Starbucks Just Unleash The Next Pumpkin Spice Latte?

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The Pumpkin Spice dust hasn't even settled, and already the mad scientists over at Starbucks HQ are ready to release another far-out concoction ripe for mass consumption (and joke-making).
The Chestnut Praline Latte will join its Christmas sweater-wearing cousins, the Gingerbread Latte and the Peppermint Mocha as Starbucks' blood-warming army of three this holiday season.
The new drink will hit Starbucks outposts across the country on November 12. Despite having already tested the drink on selected markets last year, this marks the first time the coffee giant will debut a new bevvy nationwide in five years.
For those of you still scratching your heads as to what exactly makes a praline, here's the math: It's essentially a candy made from nuts and sugar syrup. Like most of Starbucks' holiday-themed drinks, this one is not for the calorie-averse; a grande PSL (with whip) weighs in at 380 calories, so we'd bet the chestnut praline variety wont differ too much.
Does this mean that the CPL (too soon?) will achieve the same ubiquity as the PSL? Both Starbucks execs and professional Twitter wise alecks sure hope so. (USA Today)

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