December 3rd is National Peppermint Latte Day and may be new to many people. When you think about it, December is a great time to enjoy peppermint. First, peppermint is a hybrid plant between spearmint and watermint, creating its signature taste and menthol cooling flavor that is great during the winter.
Peppermint is an excellent complement to coffee, hot chocolate, and milk, and who can forget the candy cane. It was only a matter of time to add peppermint to a latte as a winter treat, which became popular thanks to that well-known "Star" coffee house in 2002.
To be upfront, we have no clue currently why December 3rd is National Peppermint Latte Day, and when we do, we will update this post. Yet, after a hectic Black Friday, Small Business Saturday, and Cyber Monday, a peppermint latte would be a nice treat to enjoy after all that shopping.
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