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It's Official: Starbucks' PSL Is Arriving Earlier Than Ever This Year

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It's August, people. The sun is still shining, the humidity is still heavy, and hot girl summer is still in full force. But -- surprise, surprise -- that's not keeping Starbucks from unleashing the bright orange tidal wave known as Pumpkin Spice Latte season. Grab your nearest cornucopia and hold on tight. 

The coffee behemoth is officially bringing back the PSL on Tuesday, August 27 -- the earliest date the spiced drink has ever been launched. Last year, Starbucks started serving PSLs on August 28 and we managed to survive, so hey, maybe a day won't make much difference.

For those who are extra enthusiastic about the changing of leaves and cozier weather, Starbucks also has a devoted Facebook group called the Leaf Rakers Society, where all things fall are celebrated. In fact, the number one rule of the group is "No hatin' on Fall" which includes discussions of "pumpkins, cold breezes, leaf piles, or autumnal-themed scarves."

But again... it's still summer. And we're going to bask in the sun and the Dragon Drink for a little bit longer. 

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Kat Thompson is a staff writer at Thrillist. Follow her on Twitter @katthompsonn