With the holidays around the corner, seasonal drinks are a must-have. Try out these festive drinks in Ames before they’re gone for the season. Cheers!
Milo Butterbeer from Café Milo
A twist on a traditional chai tea latte, this Harry Potter-inspired treat consists of chai, your choice of milk, toffee nut and vanilla syrup, and cinnamon. Try it iced or hot – it’s delicious both ways.
Candy Cane Mocha from Café Diem
A seasonal classic – reimagined. Enjoy the sweeter things in life with a white chocolate and peppermint flavored pick-me-up.
Christmas Tree Cake protein shake from Vibe Ames
Power up with a delicious holiday-dessert-themed shake packed with protein. It’s so good, you won’t even realize it’s nutritious.
Cranberry & Lime Sour from Torrent Brewing
A fruited sour with tart, cranberry flavors. ‘Tis the season for holiday-inspired beer (obviously).
Polar Bear Mocha from Café Milo
Inspired by winter’s favorite animal, sip on a latte infused with white chocolate, peppermint, and vanilla.
Gingerbread Milkshake from 1+1 Restaurant & Tea
Who says you can’t have a milkshake during cold, Iowa winters? Curb your sweet treat cravings with this seasonal milkshake.
Vanilla Chai White Russian from Wallaby’s Bar & Grill
Warm up with Wallaby’s winter take on a classic cocktail, with their house-made chai syrup infused into a frosty white Russian.
Peppermint Eggnog Cold Foam Cold Brew from Café Diem
Try saying that three times in a row. This specialty coffee combines two of the season’s coziest flavors in the mash-up we never knew we needed: peppermint and eggnog.
Jean’s Hot Toddy from Aunt Maude’s
Holiday shopping in downtown Ames? Stop in to Aunt Maude’s to warm up with their take on a traditional hot toddy.
Eggnog Latte from Burgie’s Coffee
Forever a favorite – swap the milk out for eggnog in your morning latte from Burgie’s to feel extra festive.
By Marissa Smith, Marketing Communications Intern