31 Dec '11, 6pm

分享 (The story of the eggnog latte – A Starbucks tradition since October 1986)

It was October 1986, and Howard Schultz asked a few of us (there were only a few partners at the time to ask!) to create a special beverage for Christmas for Il Giornale. Having thought of it previously but never having actually tried it, and being a fan of eggnog personally, I brought some in to the office at 2121 First Avenue. We had a small bar set up, so I did a little R & D and served Eggnog Lattes at a meeting. My experiment was a hit! I established right away that straight steamed eggnog was too rich even for my indulgent palate, so I cut it with milk, and away we went! Caught up in the excitement, we forgot to register the name – by the end of that season most of the coffee bars in town were serving it! Howard and I even got a letter from a guy who founded a Seattle café, thanking us for doing the innovation so that all he had to do was watch and copy. So, Columbia...

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