Starbucks Sakura

Cherry Blossom (Sakura) season is several weeks away in Japan, but Starbucks has created two new drinks to commemorate this season with Sakura Steamer and Sakura Frappuccino.

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This weekend, Starbucks was giving away free samples of Sakura Steamer at the Roppongi Hills Arena in Tokyo.

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They even had a couple of musicians entertaining the crowd.

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There were a few decorated tables to enjoy your free sample.

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We really didn’t like the Sakura Steamer very much, it didn’t taste like coffee at all.

12 thoughts on “Starbucks Sakura

  1. A “steamer” is steamed milk with flavoring. That’s why it wasn’t called the “sakura latte”, and why it tasted nothing like coffee…

    Do they also have autumnal flavors for koyo season?

    • Thank you for visiting my blog and commenting. Unfortunately, I am not currently living in Tokyo any longer (moved back home) so not sure if there are any new (or old) flavors for autumn.

      • Starbucks Japan currently has a “Hazelnut Coffee” for autumn.
        Maybe they sell it in other countries as well.

        They also have “Maccha (Green Tea) Coffee”.
        Seems odd to have a “tea flavored” coffee.
        But, anyways, maybe this one is “Japan only”.

        As I said above though, personally I don’t like Starbucks.

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