Starbucks Series: Nectarine Peach Cream Tea Frappuccino, Nectarine Peach Cream Tea, & Yuzu Tea

Officially dubbed the "Nectarine Peach Cream Tea Frappuccino with Tea Bavarois," this tea-based drink is one of the starter line-ups for Starbucks' Teavana launch in Japan. As, sadly, I cannot remember the specific details of the drink, I have to write my thoughts from remembrance. Frappuccino: -too sweet, only slightly peachy The bavarois on the … Continue reading Starbucks Series: Nectarine Peach Cream Tea Frappuccino, Nectarine Peach Cream Tea, & Yuzu Tea

Starbucks Series ~Golden Maple Frappuccino with Candied Walnuts~ & ~Golden Maple Latte~ [Japan Only]

As an avid fan of Starbucks' rotating lineup, imagine my enthusiasm when I saw my Starbucks' news  about their new drinks. The Golden Maple Frappuccino with Candied Walnuts is as special as it is a mouthful to say. It + the choux stick I will introduce later, were created to commemorate the 20th anniversary of … Continue reading Starbucks Series ~Golden Maple Frappuccino with Candied Walnuts~ & ~Golden Maple Latte~ [Japan Only]

Starbucks Series: Smoked Butterscotch Latte & Frappuccino, Citrus Green Tea Latte & Frappuccino Review

Smoked Butterscotch Latte Having tried the Smoked Butterscotch Frappuccino before the latte, I was quite disappointed. The Smoked Butterscotch Latte was creamy and sweet, but tasted nothing like Butterbeer. The drink was essentially sweet, very slightly toffee-tasting milk. The butterscotch taste was pretty covered by the creaminess of the drink.   The aroma of the … Continue reading Starbucks Series: Smoked Butterscotch Latte & Frappuccino, Citrus Green Tea Latte & Frappuccino Review

Starbucks Series: Pumpkin Spice Latte vs Pumpkin Spice Frappuccino

Today I had the [un]fortunate chance of trying the PSL at Starbucks. Before trying pumpkin pie and the pumpkin spice frap, I was never really a fan of pumpkins. Even in Japan, where kobocha is a popular vegetable, I hated it. Since I warmed up to the frappuccino, I thought I could handle the straightforward … Continue reading Starbucks Series: Pumpkin Spice Latte vs Pumpkin Spice Frappuccino