We compare and contrast Starbucks Japan’s 2021 cherry blossom season Frappuccinos【Taste Test】

Originally published on Sora News by Ingrid Tsai


Am we going insane because of hay fever or are these two just the same drink?

Starbucks Japan has a tradition of going pretty ham around cherry blossom season, introducing not one, but two lines of drinkware for fans of pretty and pink. After the release of the Sakura Fuwari Berry Frappuccino (“Sakura Light berry Frappuccino”) this year, we were in anticipation for the second drink, which was revealed to be the Sakura Saita Berry Frappuccino (“Blooming Sakura Berry Frappuccino”) … and seemingly a carbon copy of the Sakura Fuwari Berry Frappucino.

▼ The Sakura Saito Berry Frappucino in full glory

▼ The Fuwari on the left and the Saita on the right!

At first glance, the two drinks look deceptively similar. With whipped cream speckled in pink powder, silky panna cotta, and a cheery pink base, the drinks are twinning in every visual aspect. So what

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