Starbucks’ new product will be released in 14thJune! Chocolate cake topped Frappuccino Blended Cream with Matcha Shot, a new drink that can only be seen in Japan, will be released to all Starbuck’s fans in Japan. As a huge fan of Starbucks, I really recommend you to try this new product, as the taste of the chocolates and Green Tea fits really well!
As the summer begins, we are expecting hot and humid days to come in the following few months. You may also experience many rainy days. In this unstable season, let’s try Starbuck’s new version of Frappuccino out! So, how exactly, does the Chocolate cake topped Frappuccino Blended Cream with Matcha Shot looks like? And when can you start buying it? How much does it cost?
The new product ‘Chocolate cake topped Frappuccino Blended Cream with Matcha Shot’ cost 620 yen. It will be sold in Starbucks in every region (expect for few places) from 23rd June 2016 to 13th July 2016!
How does Chocolate cake topped Frappuccino Blended Cream with Matcha Shot look like?
Let me talk about how Chocolate cake topped Frappuccino Blended Cream with Matcha Shot looks like; On top of the base mixed with almond, you will see a large chocolate cake that almost stick out from the cup! You can appreciate the taste of chocolate mixing with green tea, as green Tea source and powder are poured on top of the chocolate cake. Check it out at the website!
How to drink Chocolate cake topped Frappuccino Blended Cream with Matcha Shot?
First, you mix the chocolate cake and the base with your straw. By doing so, when you drink you can taste the bitterness of the chocolate cake, and the scent of almond, combined with the taste of green tea! I am sure that the harmony created by the combination of Western and Japanese taste is going to fascinate you! Also, the soft texture of chocolate cake and the crunchy texture of the almond are going to give you a unique month feel that you cannot experience in any other place!
Apart from Chocolate cake topped Frappuccino Blended Cream with Matcha Shot, you are also able to taste various items of Matcha taste. American Scorn Matcha Flavor, Matcha Donuts and Coffee and Espresso cake Maccha.
As the summer is coming, why not enjoying this fantastic season with this gorgeous Chocolate cake topped Frappuccino Blended Cream with Matcha Shot!
Have you seen the different kinds of Starbucks card?
These lovely cards that you can see, are the Starbucks cards of Japan! As you can see, you are able to see the different characteristics of Seasons in Japan are printed on the card. Let’s take a look at the cards to see if you can point out which card was sold in which season!
In Japan, there are various kinds of Starbucks card that can only be seen in Japan! Before I show you the various design, I am going to explain what a Starbucks card is for those who don’t know what it is!
So, what is a Starbucks Card?
Starbucks card is basically a prepaid card that is specifically made for Starbucks. Basically you can get this card for free, but you need to charge at least 1000yen when you get the card.
How can you charge the card?
You just need to tell the staff to charge the card. The minimum amount you need to charge is 1000yen, and you can charge up to 30000yen.
[IMPORTANT] In stores in other countries, you are not able to use the Starbucks Card you bought in Japan!
The most unique aspect of this Starbucks Card is it has multiple types of designs! There are 4 basic designs of the card each year, but the designs of the card changes every year! Therefore, if you live in Japan for long, it is a good idea for you to collect as many different designs as possible!
You will also see limited edition of Starbucks card in every season. Among the various design, SAKURA edition is one of the most popular design among fans. As you may now, this card only appears during Spring, and especially the Sakura Season. As the School and Office starts from April after the long spring holiday, it seems like many people want to have a nice start of the year by getting the card! A part-time worker in Starbucks had told me that during spring season, SAKURA edition sold out on the day it was released!
You can also see the HANABI edition, which is available during summer. The one you can see from the picture is 2016 edition, so please look forward to get the latest version of HANABI edition this year!
As you may know by now, I think you have understood the uniqueness of the card design in Japan! If you have one of these, I think you are able to show it to show it to your friend!
More facts about Starbucks in Japan!
Compared to the Starbucks in other countries such as USA, the drinks served in Starbucks Japan are a bit expensive. However, Starbucks Japan provides seasonal and Japan-specific menu items, like the one I introduced at the beginning of the paragraph! At the same time, you will also find old classics. If you have your own tumbler, mug or cup, remember to bring it with you because you can get 20yen discount for that!
So, I have introduced you the new products you can try in Starbucks Japan this season! For more detailed information, you can check it online; Apart from Chocolate cake topped Frappuccino Blended Cream with Matcha Shot, there are many attractive products that are ready for you to enjoy!