Starbucks Series: Sakura Series

As per every early Spring, Starbucks releases its Sakura series of drinks and drinkware (and gift cards, which I also blindly collect). This year, the sakura tie up was with cream and a maple whipped topping. Pink white chocolate shavings are sprinkled on top to represent cherry blossoms, and small pink balls of arare, a … Continue reading Starbucks Series: Sakura Series

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Starbucks Series: Gingerbread Frappuccino and Lattes

The Starbucks Gingerbread products... Probably my favorite of all the limited edition drinks they've brought to Japan. Even though the US already had them way before. The taste hasn't changed from the US versions, but having all the spice in Japan is a blessing. Gingerbread Latte: Slightly spiced regular latte, still really good, but really … Continue reading Starbucks Series: Gingerbread Frappuccino and Lattes

Starbucks Series: Cake Topped Frappuccinos & Shaken Watermelon Passion Tea

One of the newest additions to the limited time only line of Starbucks drinks includes the Chocolate Cake Topped Frappuccino with Matcha Shot. Starbucks probably wanted to hop on the creative toppings bandwagon that seems to take over Instagram lately. The Matcha Shot version released June 14, the Coffee Shot version released on June 23, and … Continue reading Starbucks Series: Cake Topped Frappuccinos & Shaken Watermelon Passion Tea

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]