Ben Schwartz Tries Pumpkin-Flavored Treats, and Hilarity Ensues
Does the abbreviation "PSL" ring a bell? If you're wondering why you've seen it around a bit lately, it's because the season of pumpkin spice lattes has officially arrived. Thanks to the popularity of the Starbucks beverage, pumpkin spice has gained quite the reputation. In the world of baristas, coffee drinkers, and snackers alike, pumpkin spice is a polarizing flavor with a ton of metonymic value. Whether you crave it or hate it, this video from GQ will crack you up.
In this short (but hilarious) video, Parks and Recreation actor and comedian Ben Schwartz tastes outrageous (and random) pumpkin spice–flavored snacks, from Oreos to peanut butter. Before watching, be warned: You might be turned off from your favorite flavor. But if you're still in the mood post-clip, then get your pumpkin spice fix with these delicious and interesting options that don't contain nearly as many chemicals as a PSL. Not all pumpkin-spice snacks are basic—we promise.
Get Your Pumpkin Spice fix
What's the craziest pumpkin spice–flavored snack you've ever had? Would you try these snacks? Make your case in the comments below.