drinks

Japan creates Umeboshi Pickled Plum and Takuan Pickled Radish colas to pair with rice dishes

The unusual new flavours are designed to go down well with traditional Japanese meals.

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We go to bed with Coca-Cola’s new Sleep Water to test its snooze-inducing effects

Coca-Cola claims its new drink will reduce stress and anxiety while promoting drowsiness and restful sleep, but does it deliver on its promise?

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Studio Ghibli sound effects master recreates canned coffee commercial with just his voice 【Video】

We bet you’ve never heard anything quite so “delicious for your ears” as this unique commercial and its accompanying second !

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Japan gets world’s strongest carbonated Pepsi, packaged in a new reinforced bottle

While a one-litre (two-pint) bottle of Pepsi usually contains 1.0 GV (gas volume), these much smaller bottles now pack 5.0 GV in more than half the size.

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Starbucks Japan’s new Baked Cheesecake Frappuccinos promise to be both cheesy and awesome

The coffeehouse is giving Japan something to look forward to during the dreaded rainy season.

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Frozen fruit used as ice cubes: Colorful, fun, and deliciously refreshing! 【Taste test】

Using frozen fruit as ice cubes in your drink sounded like an awesome idea, so we tried it with seven different fruits, and here’s how they turned out! 

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Gorgeous Taiwanese travel mugs have us green with tea envy 【Photos】

Whether your cup is half-empty or half-full, it’s always best if it’s beautiful too.

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New underpants for drink bottles feature zebra print, plaid, and cute bunny designs

Now you have even more cute, girly underwear options for protecting your drink’s privates.

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Chocolate Brownie Matcha Frappuccinos make their glorious return to Starbucks Japan

The wait is over to once again enjoy this amazing East-meets-West dessert beverage.

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Beautiful marshmallow flowers are in bloom at Tokyo’s Dominque Ansel Bakery!

Sakura season may be over in Tokyo, but we were still able to see some beautiful and sweet flowers bloom at the Dominique Ansel Bakery in Omotesando, Tokyo!

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Does Japan’s green tea white wine taste like tea, wine, or something else entirely?【Taste Test】

Once we heard about matcha white wine from Kyoto, we knew we had to try it for ourselves.

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We try “The Dream,” Asahi’s new, purportedly “perfect” beer【Taste Test】

The beverage giant recently released this canned brew in direct response to consumer surveys asking the Japanese public to name its most desired qualities in a beer…

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New illy matcha coffee drinks combine green tea with espresso for a limited time

Move over, matcha lattes—it’s time to enjoy real coffee in your green tea with illy’s new cappucino and mocha beverages.

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Twist-cap matcha is the freshest bottle of tea you’ll ever get at a Japanese convenience store

Clever design lets you easily prepare a cup of tea just before you drink it.

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Starbucks is giving Japan alcoholic “Frappuccinos”

Tokyo location’s new blended ice beverages have a kick, but not from caffeine.

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Matcha green tea cheesecake pretzels are now on sale in Japan, courtesy of Auntie Anne’s

Soft pretzel chain embraces the matcha sweets boom for the first time.

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Green tea continues to go alcoholic with new matcha liqueur from Suntory

Stronger beverage has almost double the alcohol content of last year’s version.

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Lindt Japan brings out matcha iced drinks for a limited time

It’s the closest thing yet to a green tea-flavoured Lindor ball.

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The new Namacha reminds us that not all bottled green teas are created equal 【Taste test】

Kirin’s fresh take on bottled green tea turns our expectations, and frowns, upside down.

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Kentucky matcha?!? KFC Japan now has frozen green tea dessert beverages

New menu item shows we’re not in the Bluegrass State anymore.

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