Caramel, apple, pumpkin, oh my! Fall is in the air and already hitting our taste buds as restaurants and beverage stands alike add some spice to their menus in celebration of the harvest season. Plenty of places in the Tri-Cities community create fall-inspired drinks to quench your thirst and get you in the mood for the upcoming autumn months!
Li’l Firehouse Coffee
895 Stevens Dr., Richland
Fall flavored drinks have already been added to the September specials list at Li’l Firehouse Coffee in Richland. On Sundays, autumn lovers can enjoy a sweet and salty mocha for only $4, white chocolate chai on Tuesday for $4, almond bark on Thursdays for $4, and other specials throughout the other days of the week.
Coffee Town Espresso
4298 W Van Giesen St., West Richland
Coffee Town Espresso is already marking the season with their yummy pumpkin pie latte, pumpkin pie chai, and even a pumpkin pie white mocha that has been added to the menu. They’re all definitely fall picture worthy for the Gram. They expect to add lots more fall flavors to the menu as summer fades away, including a delicious caramel apple cider flavor coming soon!
3202 Swallow Ave., Pasco
Cinderella has shown up at the ball, or should we say on the menu of Blackbird Espresso that is now offering the princess-worthy Cinderella Latte. For those who don’t know, a Cinderella Latte is a traditional pumpkin spice latte that includes a few pumps of white mocha syrup to make it royalty. Of course, the pumpkin spice has already made its grand entrance, as well as toasted marshmallow and caramel flavors for those looking to join in on the festivities.
Fidélitas Red Mountain Tasting Room
51810 N Sunset Rd., Benton City
The 2022 reds are officially following fall into the building at the Fidélitas Red Mountain Tasting Room. Patrons can already stop on in and enjoy their elegant Quintessence Vineyard Block 42 merlot that just debuted for the season, along with their 2019 The Canyons Vineyard Malbec and their 2019 Red Mountain Petit Verdot. Red is definitely a delicious autumn color here!
Badger Mountain Organic Winery
1106 N Jurupa St., Kennewick
Even the bubblé is working hard to satisfy our autumn taste buds as red wine season fast approaches. Already at Badger Mountain Organic Winery, they’ve released their all-new 2021 vintage of organic Merlot. Stop by their tasting room to judge for yourself if it’s sweater weather worthy!
Avennia Red Mountain Tasting Room
20206 E 583 PR NE, Benton City
Reservations can be made for the Avennia Red Mountain Tasting Room in Benton City, where fall aficionados can enjoy the new wines they just released for the season. They now have a savory 2020 Arnaut and complex 2020 Justine available for tasting and purchase that pairs cozily with the fall weather.
D’s Wicked Cider
9312 W 10th Ave., Kennewick
Something decadently wicked has already been brewing at D’s Wicked Cider as they gear up for the upcoming spooky season. Already on the menu are four new flavors guaranteed to delight your fall-craving taste buds. Baked Apple boats the flavors of Red Delicious and Honey Crisp apples with a finishing touch of cinnamon. Green Apple hosts an abundance of candied green apple notes with hints of caramel, Cranny Granny is vibrant with an abundance of candied green apples and fresh cranberry aromatics, and Chanilla has expressive notes of pie cherries and cream soda with a lush marshmallow finish. They’re all as crisp as the autumn air and available for a limited time while the leaves fall.
Tri-Cities Cider House
1082 George Washington Way, Richland
The pumpkin king has come out to play at Tri-Cities Cider House in Richland. They’ve once again welcomed the earthy Hallow Jack back on the menu, brimming with Northwest apples, freshly boiled pumpkin, and a blend of chai spices. Joining him on the menu is Pumpkin Spice and Caramel Cinnamon from One Tree Hard Cider. These earthy ales pair perfectly with those upcoming bonfire nights.
Yes, autumn flavors have fallen like leaves onto the menus of local restaurants and beverage stands in the Tri-Cities area, giving us all a taste of pumpkin spice and everything nice. Drink up the season’s flavors with coffee, wine and beer best suited for autumntime.