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Starbucks rolls out reusable red holiday cups

Shirley McMarlin
Courtesy of Starbucks
Starbucks has premiered its 2019 holiday cup designs, offering “mini moments of joy,” according to Jen Quotson, vice president of Starbucks Creative.

If red (white and green) cups are back at Starbucks, can Christmas be far behind?

The coffee giant on Thursday premiered its holiday designs “created to evoke mini moments of joy for customers and partners. It’s fun, festive and uniquely Starbucks,” said Jen Quotson, vice president of Starbucks Creative.

Customers who order a holiday beverage at participating Starbucks on Thursday receive a free limited-edition reusable red cup while supplies last.

Participating Starbucks today are offering a free limited-edition reusable red cup while supplies last.

Better still, bring back the reusable red cup to a participating Starbucks after 2 p.m. today through Jan. 6 and get 50 cents off a handcrafted grande (16-ounce) holiday beverage.

Go now for your first fix of Peppermint Mocha, Toasted White Chocolate Mocha, Caramel Brulée Latte, Chestnut Praline Latte or Eggnog Latte in a holiday cup. Supplies may not last long.

In-the-know Starbucks fans were ready:

Others were not so hyped-up — or so lucky (Sorry, Karen):

Stores across the U.S. and Canada are decked out for the holidays, too.

“We wanted coming to Starbucks to be like uncovering a present,” Quotson said.

Shirley McMarlin is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Shirley at 724-836-5750, [email protected] or via Twitter .

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