What bubble tea should I get for the first time?

For your first time trying bubble tea, it's a good idea to start with a classic flavor that appeals to a wide range of tastes. Here are a few popular options that are often recommended for beginners:

  1. Classic Milk Tea: This is a timeless choice that combines black tea with milk or creamer and is sweetened to taste. It has a smooth and creamy flavor with a hint of tea bitterness. You can opt for regular milk tea or try variations like Thai milk tea or Hong Kong-style milk tea.

  2. Taro: Taro bubble tea features a sweet and nutty flavor derived from taro root. It's often served with a creamy taro-flavored milk base and tapioca pearls, creating a rich and satisfying drink.

  3. Strawberry: Strawberry bubble tea is fruity and refreshing, with the sweet taste of strawberries complementing the tea base. It's a popular choice for those who enjoy fruity flavors and a hint of sweetness.

  4. Matcha: Matcha bubble tea is made with finely ground green tea powder, resulting in a vibrant green color and a slightly earthy flavor. It can be served with milk for a creamy texture or blended with ice for a refreshing matcha smoothie.

  5. Honeydew: Honeydew bubble tea features the sweet and refreshing flavor of honeydew melon. It's often served with a creamy milk base, creating a deliciously creamy and aromatic beverage.

These are just a few suggestions to get you started, but there are countless variations and flavors available at bubble tea shops. Feel free to ask the staff for recommendations or try different flavors to discover your personal favorites!