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Starbucks holiday drinks range in popularity across the U.S.

While you're sipping your Holiday Flat White in midtown, someone in Hawaii is enjoying the season with a Caramel Brulee Frappuccino.

The unofficial "War on Christmas" may be over in your red cup, but check out what folks in various parts of the country chose as their favorite holiday beverages this year.

Florida: Peppermint Mocha Frappuccino

In sunny Florida, Starbucks reports that vacationers and
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In sunny Florida, Starbucks reports that vacationers and snowbirds (read: your grandparents) prefer the Peppermint Mocha Frappuccino, which is remarkably more popular in Florida than the rest of the country.

Texas: Chestnut Praline Latte

Texans in the Lone Star State are perhaps
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Texans in the Lone Star State are perhaps the only ones who really embraced the newest holiday latte. Guess it goes well with cowboy boots!

Hawaii: Caramel Brulee Frappuccino

The Caramel Brulee Frappuccino is much more popular
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The Caramel Brulee Frappuccino is much more popular in Hawaii than other states, because paradise.

Northeast: Holiday Spice Flat White

Northeasterners in Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, New
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Northeasterners in Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, New York, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Ohio, West Virginia and Rhode Island all got sophisticated this season with the brand-new Holiday Spice Flat White. We've been told that they may sell out locally soon, so if you're craving the seasonal drink, try ordering a Flat White and adding gingerbread syrup. Your barista will get it.

California: Iced Chestnut Praline Latte and Iced Peppermint Mocha

Those cool Californians prefer their holiday drinks on
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Those cool Californians prefer their holiday drinks on the rocks. According to Starbucks, Iced Chestnut Praline Latte and Iced Peppermint Mocha are much more popular in California than anywhere else in the U.S.

Pacific Northwest: Eggnog Latte

Those in Washington, Oregon and Alaska, i.e., the
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Those in Washington, Oregon and Alaska, i.e., the closest in proximity to both Santa's North Pole hometown and the original Seattle Starbucks, opt for traditional eggnog flavors during the holiday season.

Midwest: Caramel Brulee Latte

Coffee drinkers in the cold states of Illinois,
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Coffee drinkers in the cold states of Illinois, Wisconsin, Michigan, North Dakota, South Dakota, Iowa, Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri, Minnesota, Indiana, Kentucky, Tennessee and Oklahoma warm up with sweet Caramel Brulee Lattes, which Starbucks says are "extra popular in Middle America."

Mid Atlantic and Southeast: Gingerbread Latte

Red states and red cup states like Delaware,
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Red states and red cup states like Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, D.C., Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi and Louisiana like going for the Christmas-themed Gingerbread Latte.

Western Mountain Region: Pumpkin Spice Latte

Outdoorsy Americans in Nevada, Utah, Colorado, Wyoming, Idaho,
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Outdoorsy Americans in Nevada, Utah, Colorado, Wyoming, Idaho, Montana, Arizona and New Mexico won't let go of fall as they continue to order Pumpkin Spice Lattes throughout the holidays.

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