Three new Starbucks “teas” including “Hojicha Frappuccino” to be debuted

27.August.2017 | FOOD

Starting from September 1st, Starbucks Coffee Japan will debut its new “tea” lineup at almost all Starbucks stores throughout Japan (some stores not offered) for a limited time offer. One of the items in this lineup is “Grapy Grape & Tea Jelly Frappuccino®” which offers you a fresh-tasting bouncy- textured sweets item. Furthermore, TEAVANA™’s new items, “Grapy Grape and Tea” and one of its tea lattes turned into a Frappuccino, “Hojicha Crème Frappuccino® with Caramel Sauce” will also be debuted.

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“Grapy Grape & Tea Jelly Frappuccino®” is a festive red-purple-colored sweets item. The sparkling clear ingredient inside the cup is bouncy tea jelly which has captured the rich black tea flavor. The texture of the deskinned grape and cranberry flesh which has been stewed is also a trill to experience. Into this stewed flesh has been added peach, strawberries and other fruit to make the juice base but then this same stewed fruit flesh has also been generously added as one of the ingredients of the cup. Here is a Frappuccino where one can enjoy not only the fruity base juice, the rich tasting tea jelly along with grape and berry stewed flesh but also the festive look of this sweets item.

グレーピー グレープ & ティー並び

TEAVANA™ has been offering its season limited drink “Grapy Grape & Tea” during the fall and winter as both a hot and iced drink. For this item, various fruit such as peach and strawberries have been mixed together to make the base juice and to this is added grape and berry stewed flesh and the black tea. For the iced drink, to the sharp black tea is added the stewed grape and berry flesh and the juice base to make this a very refreshing drink. For the hot drink, the tea is steeped in the hot grape and berry base juice. The sweet and sour flavor of the tea combined with the fruity aroma of the fruit make this a very soothing and calming drink.

ほうじ茶 クリーム フラペチーノ with キャラメルソース

“Hojicha” was one very popular drink in TEAVANA’s™ tea latte series, and now the new item, “Hojicha Crème Frappuccino® with Caramel Sauce” will be offered. To make Starbucks’ original hojicha, 5 types of teas were blended by tea specialists taking great care insure the compatibility of the hojicha with milk so as to give the flavor depth. “Hojicha Crème Frappuccino® with Caramel Sauce” is a drink where one can enjoy the real flavor of hojicha which has been turned into a milky dessert flavor. Not only can one enjoy the rich extract of hojicha but by blending the various tea leaves together they have been able to deliver a refined and rich flavor. The gentle and mellow sweetness of the white mocha helps to bring out the hojicha’s flavor and the topping of whipped cream, caramel sauce and sugar help to give an accent, tuning this into a very exciting drink. This item is a limited time offer, so be sure not to miss this chance to enjoy this drink.

 

Let’s enjoy Starbucks’ varied “teas.”

 

■Information

“Grapy Grape & Tea Jelly Frappuccino®” Tall ¥560

(Only tall size is offered)

Sales period: 2017 September 1st (Fri.) to October 1st (Sun.)

 

“Grapy Grape & Tea” (iced and hot)

Short ¥390 Tall ¥430 Grande ¥470 Venti® ¥510

Sales period: 2017 September 1st (Fri.) to November 30th (Thurs.)

 

“Hojicha Crème Frappuccino® with Caramel Sauce”

Tall ¥540

(Only tall size is offered)

Sales period: 2017 September 15th (Fri.) to October 1st (Sun.)

 

Stores where items are sold: Most Starbucks stores throughout Japan (some stores not offered)

*all items will not be available when sold out

*tax not included in all prices

 

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