Grab a drink: Starbucks gives away reusable red cups

Grab a drink: Starbucks gives away reusable red cups

Grab a drink: Starbucks gives away reusable red cups

This year, Starbucks has six holiday coffee beverages on the menu, including the beloved Peppermint Mocha, now in its 16 year.

Feuerstein wasn't alone in his ire.

"Maybe we should boycott Starbucks", Trump added. But the doodles included two interlocked hands that some interpreted as belonging to a same-sex couple.

Starbucks is also bringing back its famous (and occasionally controversial) holiday cups, and also introducing a new twist for 2018.

So Christmas it is: The first design is green argyle with stars like that atop the Siren's crown in the company logo.

A CNN article published Thursday morning suggests as much.

"We started this season by looking to the past", said Kristy Cameron from the Starbucks Creative Studio.

We've noted in the past that the cups sometimes cause an uproar in the culture wars throughout the country.

This year, the designs are appropriately festive, although the color choices are more evocative of Christmas than the other season's celebrations. They might even be too blandly Christmas-esque.

Starbucks says it listened to customers when it came to picking these designs, who said they love the tradition of Christmas.

"I find the ire interesting. How do you make a cartoon hand male or female?"

Starbucks figured out what customers wanted in a few different ways, Brewer said.

"We learn from everything we do in our stores", she said. You can drink them all in decorative cups, including a limited-edition red reusable cup that you get for free when you order one of the holiday drinks.

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