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Sunday, November 04, 2018

Here’s a checklist of Starbucks Christmas 2018 new coffee, food & drinks, planner, cards and merch



Ber month + Starbucks is equals to a new 2019 Starbucks planner, but for this year they are launching two kind -  a planner and a travel organizer and it comes with two kinds of design each. Starbucks Philippines really prepared for this and we’re happy that the Christmas edition is much more awesome comparing it to their previous planner designs.

But if there are new planner designs, there’s also the fave Starbucks new line of beverage, food and cakes and also new coffee blends that are perfect for this Christmas season.

I’ve glued all the info here in my blog post and this can serve as your check list.
I usually browse my post whenever I visit a Starbucks just to check if I missed some of the newly released drinks and food.



Before I show you the check list of the new releases of Starbucks Christmas 2018, let me show you some photos from their launch at SM MOA.


















Thanks to Starbucks Philippines for inviting us!!! And now, Here are the Starbucks Christmas 2018 new releases

NEW BEVERAGE
Promotion Period: November 2, 2018 – January 7, 2019



TOFFEE NUT CRUNCH LATTE *Returning Favorite

Ring in the Christmas season with the subtle caramelly sweetness of Starbucks® Toffee Nut Crunch Latte, topped with whipped cream and toffee crunch. The rich buttery toffee flavors and aroma of toasted nuts make the perfect partner for Starbucks® espresso roast.
Available in hot, iced and blended format.

Tall – ₱ 175 | Grande ₱ 190 | Venti ₱ 205


PEPPERMINT MOCHA *Returning Favorite
Indulge in the traditional holiday flavors of Peppermint Mocha, a combination of espresso and steamed milk sweetened with flavors of chocolate and peppermint. Topped with whipped cream, mocha drizzle and candy cane pieces, this festive beverage is just too good to resist!
Available in hot, iced and blended format.

Tall – ₱ 175 | Grande ₱ 190 | Venti ₱ 205


SNOWY CRANBERRY WHITE MOCHA *New
Our signature espresso combined with steamed milk and a toasty white chocolate sauce, then topped with whipped cream and festive cranberry sugar sprinkles.
Available in hot, iced and blended format.
Tall – ₱ 175 | Grande ₱ 190 | Venti ₱ 205


NEW FOOD

Promotion Period: November 2, 2018 – January 7, 2019



CHOCOLATE TOFFEE NUT LOAF *Returning Favorite
Moist and decadent chocolate loaf topped with chocolate and toffee.

₱70/ slice
₱625/ loaf



CHOCOLATE CREPE CAKE *Returning Favorite
Seventeen (17) layers of crêpe with Belgian chocolate cream filling.

₱160/ slice
₱1,440/ whole




CHICKEN FAJITA ROLL *Returning Favorite
A tortilla filled with mouth-watering Mexican flavored chicken breast fillet
₱125



CEREAL MILK PUDDING
Each mini cup is filled with rich creamy cereal milk pudding topped with cereal flakes.

₱65




ALMOND MATCHA DOUGHNUT
Light and fluffy doughnut glazed with white chocolate matcha and topped with almond slivers.

₱65




CHOCO CHIP OVERLOAD COOKIE
Big and chewy cookie loaded with dark and milk Belgian chocolate chunks and chips.

₱85




CRACKED COOKIE
Decadent chewy chocolate cookie covered in confectioner’s sugar.

₱85




CHOCO PEANUT BUTTER BUN
Soft and sweet bread filled with decadent chocolate and peanut butter cream then topped with crushed roasted peanuts, chocolate and peanut butter drizzle.

₱95




VANILLA BLUEBERRY CAKE
Layers of light vanilla cake and blueberry compote finished with milky cream frosting and blueberry cookie crumble.

₱175/ slice
₱1,575/ whole




CHOCOLATE OAT CHEESECAKE
Layers of creamy dark chocolate, milk chocolate and vanilla white cheesecake on a chocolate oat crust.

₱195/ slice
₱2,145/ whole




CHRISTMAS BARK
Indulgent combination of dark, milk and white chocolate barks with cranberries, strawberries and pistachio.

₱70




CRANBERRY PISTACHIO TURKEY FLATBREAD
Cranberries and pistachio flatbread topped with chicken, turkey sausage, spinach and cheese.

₱105




BAKED CHEESE TART
Buttery and flaky crust filled with velvety cream cheese and finished with sugar glazed drizzle.

₱75




BAKED BURRITO
A tortilla bowl filled with a heart and flavorful Mexican flavor rice dish.

₱185



NEW COFFEE

Starbucks® Christmas Blend and Starbucks® Christmas Blend Espresso Roast.
Promotion Period: November 2, 2018 – January 7, 2019




STARBUCKS® CHRISTMAS BLEND

A cherished tradition of Starbucks that has been celebrated around the world for over 30 years, the Starbucks® Christmas Blend offers distinct flavors of Starbucks rare aged Sumatra, showcasing the cedary spicy layers balanced by a sweet, rich smoothness.

The beloved blend is available in a variety of formats to suit all occasions, including whole bean, Starbucks Origami™ pre-portioned ground coffee with single-use filters and the Starbucks VIA® Christmas Blend.

Flavor Profile: Spicy and sweet
Complementary Flavors: Orange, nutmeg, clove and cinnamon

₱495




STARBUCKS® CHRISTMAS BLEND ESPRESSO ROAST

Customized for espresso but taste just as great with any brewing methods, the Starbucks® Christmas Blend Espresso Roast combines Latin American and Indonesian beans with rare aged Sumatra for a nuanced flavor profile with deeper sweetness and hearty spiciness.
Flavor Profile: Cedary and herbal spiciness with an intense caramel sweetness

Complementary Flavors: Ginger, orange, pumpkin, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves and caramelized sugar

₱495



STARBUCKS RESERVE® CHRISTMAS BLEND

Starbucks Reserve® is the name we give to rare and remarkable coffees. This holiday season, we’re blending two of them to create an unforgettable cup. Carrying on the Starbucks Reserve® Christmas tradition, this year’s blend joins two extremely limited coffees: Hacienda Alsacia™, grown at our very own farm in Costa Rica, and hand-selected aged Sumatra. Both are exceptional in their own right, and both are roasted artfully at our Starbucks Reserve® Roastery in Seattle. Our master blenders have forged a vibrant, modern expression of the holiday—with savory spice notes and sweet brightness, it is the gift of extraordinary flavor, a celebration of all the season’s beauty.

Flavor Profile: Woodsy aromas and mulled spice
Complementary Flavors: Maple, cheese and cloves

₱595


Available only in the following stores with Reserve® bars:

Tomas Morato, Quezon City
The Sapphire Bloc, Pasig City
S’Maison, Pasay City
Eight Forbes Town, Bonifacio Global City
Central Square, Bonifacio Global City
Keyland Centre, Makati City
Signa Designer Residences, Makati City
14 Jupiter, Makati City
Podium, Mandaluyong City
Power Plant Mall, Makati City
Stratosphere Building, Makati City
Westgate Alabang, Muntinlupa City *New
SM Three E-com, Pasay City *New


FEATURED STARBUCKS CARDS







Celebrate the joy and magic of the season with our newest Snowman Card, Holiday Tree Card and the Maligayang Pasko Card.
Available each for an initial activation amount of ₱300 per card.

Available in all stores starting November 2, 2018.

Starbucks 2019 Planner & Travel Organizer



2019 Starbucks Philippines Planner

Inspired by the energy and emotion of handwritten interaction, the Starbucks 2019 planner aims to capture the authentic expression of handcrafting – whether it be on art or on our beverages. Each page will inspire you to handcraft & illustrate your year. Every month, share a featured theme or activity with your family and friends, whether online or in real time.

Available in two (2) colors; Espresso and Milk.

Each planner cover features a canvas finish with metallic gold and copper stamping.
Beverage Vouchers as our treat, for you or to share.

Even comes with a Starbucks Planner, Canvas Pouch and a limited edition Starbucks Card.



2019 Starbucks Travel Organizers
Our newest addition to the Starbucks Christmas Traditions, the new 2019 Starbucks Travel Organizers. The Starbucks Travel Organizer comes with a classic design and a zipper closure to keep your valuables safe.

Available in two colors; Dark Teal and Sienna.

Each comes with a Special Edition Starbucks Card.




Special Edition Starbucks Cards

(L-R: Coffee Cup Marks Card, Siren’s Crown Card, Siren’s Hand Card, Siren’s Tail Card)

Each Starbucks Planner and Travel Organizer comes with a Special Edition Starbucks Card.
Inspired by the mystery of the Siren and the magic of how a well-roasted bean and a perfect brew can make a great cup of coffee. Exclusively paired with a planner and an organizer. Minimum activation amount of Php500.



STARBUCKS CHRISTMAS TRADITIONS (Starbucks 2019 Promo)



2019 Starbucks Philippines Planner and Travel Organizers

TERMS AND CONDITIONS:
Promotion starts on November 2, 2018. Stickers may be collected starting November 2, 2018 to January 7, 2019 (“Promo Period”).

A customer can avail of the paper promo card with no purchase requirement from any Starbucks store in the Philippines within the Promo Period.

One (1) sticker is awarded for any Tall, Grande or Venti Starbucks® handcrafted beverage purchase. A customer must accumulate a total of eighteen (18) stickers to redeem one (1)
Limited Edition Starbucks Philippines 2019 Planner or Starbucks Philippines Travel Organizer (“Reward”).

ANY Tall, Grande or Venti Starbucks® Handcrafted Beverage of your choice EXCEPT short size and bottled beverages
(Tall, Grande and Venti Brewed, Espresso, Frappuccino® and Teavana® beverages)

Required Number of Stickers: 18 stickers


Every purchase of at least a Tall, Grande or Venti Starbucks handcrafted beverage using a Starbucks Card entitles a customer to one (1) sticker and one (1) Beverage Star. Starbucks
Card terms and conditions are available on www.starbucks.ph/card.

Stickers will be awarded with the receipt at the date and point of purchase only. A no promo card, no sticker, no extension policy will be strictly implemented across all stores. No stickers will be released to the customer once the transaction has ended.

A combination of up to two (2) paper promo cards will be allowed. Excess paper stickers for combined paper promo cards will be forfeited.

Once eighteen (18) stickers are collected, the customer must submit the Paper Promo Card/s to redeem a Reward.

Redemption of Reward will be from November 2, 2018 to March 8, 2019, at any Starbucks store in the Philippines.

Customer may choose from the available planner designs or travel organizer designs at the store at the time of redemption.

A single receipt purchase of food and other retail items (combination of coffee kit, coffee traveller, merchandise, whole bean, Starbucks VIA® or Teavana®) worth at least ₱7,000 will entitle a customer to one (1) Limited Edition Starbucks Philippines 2019 Planner or Starbucks Travel Organizer. Combination of receipts is not allowed.

Purchase of gift certificates and Starbucks Card load/reload will not entitle the customer to a sticker or Reward.

The following transactions and discounts are qualified for this promotion.
• Senior Citizen discount
• PWD discount
• VAT Exempt
• Personal Cup/Tumbler ₱5 discount
The following coupons and discounts are disqualified for this promotion.
• Service Recovery Coupon
• Free Tall Beverage Coupon
• Customer Voice Redemption
• Rustan Coffee Partner discount
• Rustan Group of Companies discount
• Starbucks Card Registration Treat
• Starbucks Card Beverage Treat Redemption

Tampering with and/or transferring of paper stickers to obtain the required number of stickers will render all paper promo cards null and void.

Per DTI-FTEB SPD Permit No. 15661 Series of 2018.

ADDITIONAL MECHANICS FOR MOBILE APP E-PROMO CARD:



1. A registered My Starbucks Rewards® customer can also participate by opting-in the promo and agreeing to the complete promo mechanics through the Starbucks Philippines Mobile App. Only one (1) My Starbucks Rewards® can be used per transaction.

2. Once the customer is opted-in the promo, an e-promo card will be issued and can be viewed through the Mobile App homepage. The customer will only be eligible for an e-sticker for each purchase of any Tall, Grande or Venti Starbucks handcrafted beverage using the Mobile App. The e-sticker will be awarded automatically once the Mobile App purchase is final.

3. The awarded e-sticker cannot be converted to a paper sticker throughout the Promo Period. Similarly, an awarded paper sticker cannot be converted to an e-sticker.

4. Every eighteen (18) e-stickers collected will automatically earn one (1) Reward voucher on the Mobile App e-promo card. A Reward voucher is equivalent to one (1) Limited Edition Starbucks Coffee 2019 Planner or Starbucks Coffee Travel Organizer.

5. A customer can collect multiple Reward vouchers within the Promo Period. The e-promo card will contain all accumulated e-stickers and Rewards vouchers.

6. The customer can redeem a Reward by informing the Barista and scanning the Mobile App barcode. Screenshot or printout of the Mobile App barcode to redeem a Reward will not be accepted.

7. Stores that are offline will not be able to award e-stickers and process redemption of a Reward. Eligible offline Mobile App transactions will automatically be awarded e-stickers within seven (7) working days.

8. Starbucks reserves the right to make necessary adjustments to and/or suspend the registered My Starbucks Rewards® account of the customer without prior notice if Starbucks reasonably discovers transaction/s found to be unauthorized, fraudulent or otherwise unlawful.

Per DTI-FTEB SPD Permit No. 12556 Series of 2018.




STARBUCKS FOR A YEAR PROMO

1. The Starbucks for a Year (referred to as “Promo”) will run from November 2, 2018 to January 7, 2019.

2. The Promo is open to all Starbucks Philippines customers who own any of the Starbucks Christmas Traditions Starbucks Card included in the 2019 Starbucks Philippines Planner or Starbucks Travel Organizer.

3. Starbucks Philippines customers earn a raffle entry by:

Activating the Starbucks Christmas Traditions Starbucks Card with at least ₱500 at any Starbucks store in the Philippines; AND
Registering the activated Starbucks Christmas Traditions Starbucks Card to a new or existing My Starbucks Rewards® account within the promo period.

4. There will be three (3) Draw Dates with a total of twenty-one (21) winners per draw that will be chosen through raffle. Prizes for each draw will be as follows and announcement of winners will be through Starbucks Philippines’ Facebook Page.



The following number of Beverage Stars will be credited to the winner’s My Starbucks Rewards® account:
- Starbucks for a Week – 84 Beverage Stars equivalent to 7 complimentary Grande handcrafted beverage with up to 2 add-ons

- Starbucks for a Month – 360 Beverage Stars equivalent to 30 complimentary Grande handcrafted beverage with up to 2 add-ons

- Starbucks for a Year – 4,380 Beverage Stars equivalent to 365 complimentary Grande handcrafted beverage with up to 2 add-ons

*1 complimentary Grande handcrafted beverage with up to 2 add-ons is equal to 12 Beverage Stars based on the Starbucks Philippines’ My Starbucks Rewards® Program.

5. A DTI representative shall be present during all the draws, which will be held at 4/F Rustan Coffee Building, 14 Jupiter St. cor. Asteroid St., Bel Air 1, Makati City.

6. Prizes cannot be transferred or converted to cash.

7. A Starbucks Philippines customer can win only once during a draw. Non-winning and winning raffle entries will automatically be included in the next draw.

8. Winners will be notified through their registered e-mail address based on the customer’s contact details in Starbucks Philippines’ records.

9. For their prizes to be credited, the winners must send a copy of the front and back image of the Starbucks Christmas Traditions Starbucks Card that matches the card information of the winning entry, and a valid I.D with picture by replying to the email notification.

10. Once a winner has provided the required documents the Beverage Stars will be credited to the winning My Starbucks Rewards® account following the schedules:
  • Starbucks for a Week – all 84 Beverage Stars will be credited one time within 48 hours
  • Starbucks for a Month – all 360 Beverage Stars will be credited one time within 48 hours
  • Starbucks for a Year – 365 Beverage Stars will be credited within 48 hours then every first day of the month for the succeeding 11 months

11. Winners authorize Starbucks Philippines to disclose and publish their names, photos and other particulars determined by Starbucks Philippines to any person/s and in any mode or manner as Starbucks Philippines may deem appropriate.

12. The Starbucks for a Year mechanics are subject to the terms and conditions of Starbucks Philippines’ My Starbucks Rewards® Program. Full terms and conditions at www.starbucks.ph/card.

13. All employees of Rustan Coffee Corporation (Starbucks Philippines) and GHL Systems Philippines, Inc. including their relatives up to second degree of consanguinity or affinity are disqualified from joining the promotion.

Per DTI-FTEB SPD Permit No.12408, series of 2018.




Azrael Coladilla is the blogger and founder of Azrael's Merryland Blog. This blog started as a personal blog in 2003, and then converted the blog into a lifeblog about his interest and reporting about pop culture, lifestyle, entertainment, technology, food, travel, toys, outdoor adventure, internet and social media. Awarded as the 2009 Most Influential Blogger for Luzon, Philippines, awarded by the Philippine Blog Awards. He is the founder of several online communities - Manila Bloggers Network, Philippine Bloggers Network, Oh My Food! community, Cavite Bloggers, Travel and Blog Community, and Philippine ToyCon. Azrael's Merryland Blog is included in a list of top 50 Blogs in the Philippines , ranked 65th in Top 100 Blogs that Matter , 49 must read lifestyle blog in the Philippines. and rank 40th in 100 Top Philippine Blogs by Feedspot.
He loves to travel, explore, discover, eat new food, document and record his life, meet new people, do photography and collect Transformers toys.
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