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Kirin Meets Pocky - Strawberry Pocky Flavored Cocktail

Kirin Meets Pocky - Strawberry Pocky Flavored Cocktail

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Kirin meets Pocky Strawberry is a time-limited strawberry-flavored beverage that truly tastes like strawberry pocky. It is sweet, creamy, easy to drink, and best enjoyed alongside the popular pink Pocky.

Written by MATCHA-NEWS

Chuhai is a popular Japanese type of cocktail made with shochu. Shochu is a Japanese traditional liquor made from grains and vegetables.

Kirin Meets Pocky - Strawberry Pocky Flavored Cocktail

Picture courtesy of Kirin

Kirin's chuhai is among the most popular beverages available at convenience stores. Kirin offers a variety of standard flavors such as lemon and grapefruit, as well as seasonal flavors.

Every winter season, Kirin releases a strawberry-flavored chuhai and every year it is a little different. This year, they decided to collaborate with the popular chocolate sticks Pocky to bring you a truly unique flavor: the "Kirin meets Pocky Strawberry" (150 yen plus tax) for their limited winter edition.

Kirin Meets Pocky - Strawberry Pocky Flavored Cocktail

Picture courtesy of Kirin

Kirin and Pocky have partnered before but it is the first time they produced an alcoholic beverage. Their most recent collaboration was for creating a tiramisu-flavored milk tea and Pocky.

Kirin Meets Pocky - Strawberry Pocky Flavored Cocktail

It is suggested to serve Kirin meets Pocky Strawberry together with strawberry Pocky in the glass. This suggestion might be a little confusing but leaving the standard Pocky in a glass of Cola for a while before eating them is actually very common in Japan. It creates a combination of flavors and softens the Pocky cookie.

Kirin Meets Pocky - Strawberry Pocky Flavored Cocktail

However, Kirin meets Pocky Strawberry actually tastes like the strawberry flavored chocolate of a strawberry Pocky. It is creamy in color and taste, sweet, and lightly tart. It is dangerously easy to drink. Kirin meets Pocky Strawberry has 4% alcohol so it's suitable for someone who wants something sweet and light.

Written by Chiara Mischke

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