To talk about drinks in Taiwan, bubble tea is the first option coming to our minds. But there are many unique drinks like beer, Yakult, juice, and canned drinks in Taiwan. So today we will introduce these popular drinks to you by place.
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Bubble tea shops
- Bubble Gaga (Passion Fruit tea with coconut jelly and tapioca)
- TieGuanYin Tea Latte
- Sugarcane green tea
- Guiji Fresh Milk Tea
- Wootea with Almond Jelly
- Macu Mango Pomelo w/ Tea Jelly
Bubble tea shops
We have a high density of bubble tea shops in Taiwan, and the tea in Taiwan is distinguished for its scent and taste. Thus, don’t miss the most famous and classic Bubble Milk Tea(珍珠奶茶zhēnzhūnǎichá) in Chun Shui Tang(春水堂). The milk tea with tapioca went viral globally, so you can drink it in many cities, too. In most of Taiwan’s bubble tea shops, You can customize your bubble teas by the amount of ice and sugar.
Bubble Milk Tea
(Source by: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bubble_tea)
We’ve prepared 3 recommended drinks in bubble tea shops for you:
Bubble Gaga (Passion Fruit tea with coconut jelly and tapioca)
For those who love chewy toppings in the tea, this is your top choice in summer. The passion fruit tea can chill you out of the heat.
Bubble gaga(Passion Fruit tea with coconut jelly and tapioca)
(Source by: https://www.coco-tea.com/en/country/bubble-gaga/ )
TieGuanYin Tea Latte(鐵觀音tiěguānyīn)
For the tea lovers, hit TieGuanYin Tea Latte(鐵觀音tiěguānyīn) for sure. You’ll fall in love with the strong taste and the nutty character of the Oolong tea. The mixing of tea and milk brings a silky texture.
Sugarcane green tea
The freshly squeezed sugarcane juice with green tea can bring you a new impression of bubble tea. The natural sugar makes the tea attractive but not too sweet. It does help you to cool off on the hot summer days.
(Source by: https://www.facebook.com/Sugarcane.mamama/photos/3176151605735107)
For the bubble tea enthusiasts, you must try these hidden gem drinks in Taiwan.
Guiji Fresh Milk Tea (龜記濃乳茶)
Milktea lovers can taste the thick milk with three kind of black tea aroma from Taiwanese Red Jade 18(紅玉), Kenya, and Sri Lanka. This is the special item of Guiji, which is a famous bubble tea brand in Taiwan.
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Wootea with Almond Jelly(杏仁棟五桐茶)
For those who love to try toppings, Wootea with Almond Jelly can bring you to a new world. The soft almond jelly adds the complicated taste to the Wootea. In the hot summer, it can cool you down immediately.
(source by: https://www.wootea.com/products/ )
Macu Mango Pomelo w/ Tea Jelly(麻古楊枝甘露2.0)
The Macu Mango Pomelo with Tea Jelly is offered from May to September. This is the summer limited drink which is based on the mango ice shake. The green tea jelly, coconut milk and grapefruit sacs enrich the taste of the Mango Pomelo. This is recommended for those lovers who love the rich taste in bubble tea.
When you eat the street snacks in the night markets, you might be thirsty. Why not try some exclusive juice in Taiwan? Apart from the sugarcane juice mentioned, we have Watermelon Juice, Honey Aloe Tea, and White Gourd Tea(冬瓜茶dōng guā chá).
The watermelon Juice brings a terrific fruit flavor from Taiwan. To experience more about this tropical island, don’t skip watermelon juice.
Honey Aloe Tea
Honey and aloe are people’s best companions in summer. The sweet taste of refreshing aloe will bring you to paradise in the heat wave. But aloe is not suitable for pregnant women.
Honey Aloe Tea
(Source by: http://dfll.nchu.edu.tw/food/beverages/15.html )
White Gourd Tea(冬瓜茶dōng guā chá).
You can drink White Gourd Tea both in summer and winter for its diversified taste. Made from sugar and white gourd, this is the best preference for the sweet tooth. If you order hot White Gourd Tea, try to add some milk. The sweet flavor will amaze you.
White Gourd Tea(冬瓜茶dōng guā chá)
(Source by: http://dfll.nchu.edu.tw/food/beverages/14.html )
Do you have decidophobia in front of the fridge in a convenience store? Let’s try some old-fashioned canned beverages in Taiwan.
Everyone will like the sweet syrup in apple Apple Sidra, which has been all the rage for more than 50 years.
Apple Sidra and Hey Song Sarsaparilla(黑松沙士hēisōngshāshì )
(source by: https://www.taiwannews.com.tw/en/news/3680624 )
Before drinking it, you can take a look at this interesting ad.
(source by: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xj3CAQAV6xY )
The special beverage is full of Vitamin and you will be overwhelmed by its extraordinary taste.