Cinnamon Kill

America’s deadly epidemic of imitation pumpkin spice.

Jake Christie
Oct 22, 2015 · 11 min read

The last Instagram photo Kimberly Reynolds ever posted was of a pumpkin spice latte.

A little more than a decade ago, Starbucks Coffee introduced the Pumpkin Spice Latte.

It looks and smells exactly like the real thing.

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