For A Limited Time, Japanese-Inspired Starbucks Drink is Available to Welcome Spring

Mar 16, 2016 04:59 AM EDT | By Jessica Fenol

Coffee lovers rejoice! Starbucks had just released their new drink which will remind you of the cherry blossoms of Japan. To welcome the Spring season Starbucks released Cherry Blossom Frappucino. There's no better way to greet the sunny weather with that.

Although it doesn't actually contain cherries, Starbucks says it is a "delicious blend of sweet strawberries and cream, striped with white chocolate sauce and matcha drizzle and topped with whipped cream and a sprinkle of matcha". Coffee lovers are sure to salivate with this new drink. Aside from the tasty treat, it'll be pink thus making it pleasing to look at as well just like Starbucks''well-crafted beverages.

The flavor originated in Japan so it's no wonder this drink will remind you of the land of the rising sun. It takes inspiration from the Sakura tradition as stated in Starbucks press release, saying "In Japan, cherry blossoms are the national flower and a symbol of renewal and simplicity. Families, friends and colleagues gather under sakura trees and enjoy picnics and parties under the delicate pink blooms, a tradition that dates back, at least, a thousand years. It is also time for new beginnings, marking both the coming of spring and the start of a new school year. Sakura festivals around the world honor the return of the cherry blossoms and celebrate Japanese culture."

Sakura and the Japanese culture has always been a part of Starbucks amazing line of coffee beverages and non-food items like mugs and tumblers.

But the Cherry Blossom Frappucino will only be available for a limited time. This drink will only be available from March 15 to March 20 in participating stores in the US, so hurry up and get a taste of this concoction before it's too late.

For those who won't be as lucky to get to try the Cherry Blossom Frappucino, Starbucks has also released a new permanent drink in their menu, the Citrus Green Tea Latte.

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