October 2015: 5 Seasonal Holiday Drinks You Must Try

These seasonal beverages are available in Honolulu for a limited time.

Halloween candy, Thanksgiving turkey, Christmas ham—these are all well-known perks of the holiday season. But before you feast, take some time to enjoy these limited-time-only, seasonal drinks that are available around town.


Pumpkin shake, Teddy’s Bigger Burgers

Photos: Lennie Omalza


If you like the idea of pumpkin pie in a cup, look no further. This cool, thick treat is made with roughly five scoops of Dave’s pumpkin ice cream and tastes exactly like you’d imagine.

$5.59, teddysbb.com


Pumpkin cheesecake shake, Il Gelato


For variations of the traditional pumpkin flavor, try Il Gelato’s pumpkin cheesecake shake, or pumpkin stracciatella, which is basically pumpkin chocolate chip. Other seasonal gelato flavors that can be whipped into creamy shakes include pumpkin spice and apple strudel. 

$4.50, ilgelato-hawaii.com


Banana-cream-pie shake, The Counter


Pumpkin not your thing? Try this banana-cream-pie shake, which blends vanilla ice cream, graham cracker crumbs, banana and Nilla wafer cookies, and finishes off with a whipped marshmallow topping.

$9, thecounterburger.com/honolulu

Pumpkin crunch smoothie, HiBlend Health Bar & Café


For a lighter (and probably healthier) pumpkin fix, this smoothie has got you covered. It’s a blend of pumpkin puree, almond milk, peanut butter, banana, cinnamon and granola.

$7.95, hiblendcafe.com


Pumpkin spice brûlée oolong tea, Teavana


The lightest of our holiday beverages, this swirl of pumpkin, caramel, toffee, butterscotch and vanilla is available either hot or iced.