clear glass mug with brown liquid inside

It’s the season of pumpkin-flavored everything. This is cause for rejoicing for some and eye-rolling for others. Love it or hate it, your selection from the fall drink menu says much about your preferences. Read on for some delicious pairings and learn what fictional character you are based on your favorite fall beverage. Hint: If you’ve read our book, Trials of the Innermost, you might recognize some names.

Pumpkin Spice Latte

A pumpkin spice latte in a clear glass with cinnamon sprinkled on top of a whipped cream cap

What is it: The grand high poobah of fall beverages, blending pumpkin flavor with a mixture of spices like cinnamon, clove, and nutmeg to create a tasty treat that satisfies the palate and spurs a sense of nostalgia.

What it says about you: You understand that a trend is trendy for a reason and you don’t let other people’s opinions dictate your actions. You appreciate the finer things in life and will go out of your way to obtain them.

What character am I?: Carrie Bradshaw from Sex and the City, Lando Calrissian from Star Wars, The Cloudsoarer from Trials of the Innermost

Apple Cider

Image of apple cider garnished with a cinnamon stick and apple slices in a clear mug

What is it: Unfiltered and typically unpasteurized apple juice.

What it says about you: You prefer physical books over ebooks. You’re honest with people even when you probably shouldn’t be. And you really like fall.

What character am I?: Hermione Granger from Harry Potter, Eowyn from The Lord of the Rings, Idrilia Volundar from Trials of the Innermost

Caramel Apple Spice

Image of caramel apple spice topped with whipped cream, cinnamon powder, and caramel drizzle in a clear mug

What is it: Fancy apple juice. In actuality, steamed apple juice is gussied up with cinnamon and caramel flavors.

What it says about you: You embrace tradition and novelty in equal measure. You’re skilled at moving between wildly different social circles and enjoy meeting new people. You take that saying about variety being the spice of life quite literally and seek out experiences that will challenge you.

What character am I?: Diana (Wonder Woman) from the DC Universe, Josephine Montilyet from Dragon Age: Inquisition, Vayriel from Trials of the Innermost


Image of butterbeer in a tall glass mug topped with whipped cream and caramel drizzle

What is it: A butterscotch-flavored drink that can be recreated using cream soda for a family-friendly iteration.

What it says about you: You prefer the company of others over solitude. Especially if it’s in a raucous setting. And if you get a chance to be in the spotlight, even better.

What character am I?: Loki from the MCU, Queen Sareth I from Foundation, Kilahym from Trials of the Innermost

Hot Cocoa

Image of hot cocoa in a clear mug topped with chocolate shavings

What is it: As its name implies, a hot beverage consisting of chocolate or cocoa powder combined with heated milk or water

What it says about you: You rebel, you. In a world gone mad for all things pumpkin, you are a bastion of hope and reason. Your friends might say you’re a bit of a loner and you’re fine with that. You also need a bigger house because you’re running out of space for all your books and collectibles.

What character am I?: Moiraine Damodred from The Wheel of Time, Jane Eyre from Jane Eyre, Kharnek from Trials of the Innermost

Thanks for reading!

Want to learn more about the characters from Trials of the Innermost mentioned here? Check out our Characters and Locations page for detailed bios and information about their homelands. For more seasonal content, check out all our fall-related blog posts.

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