Boba tea, also known as bubble tea, is a Taiwanese tea-based drink that has become popular all over the world and is a go-to year-round drink for many. There are so many boba tea flavors to choose from!
How is Bubble Tea made, you may ask? Well, Bubble Tea is usually made with black tea or green tea and milk, and then tapioca balls are added to the bottom of the cup, however, new and improved flavors and improvements are being made daily to the popular drink! With additions such as sweetened condensed milk, caramel, and fruit syrups, there is the best Boba flavor for everyone to enjoy.
Boba tea can be served hot or cold, and there are several variations we’ll be talking about further on in the post.
So, without further ado, let’s get into the best Boba Tea flavors that you need to try!
Most Popular Boba Tea Flavors Summary Table:
Classic Milk Tea
A classic for a reason, this Bubble Tea flavor is made with black tea and milk and can be served hot or cold.
The milk used can be whole milk, condensed milk, or even non-dairy milk for those who are lactose intolerant!
Classic Milk Tea Boba is usually garnished with Boba pearls, and sometimes tapioca balls as well.
We recommend trying this flavor out for your first Boba Tea and then from there, you can decide what flavors to try or garnishes to add to personalize your own Boba Tea!
(Pro-tip: Ask for lots of condensed milk, it adds sweetness to the Boba Tea and makes it creamier!)
Thai Milk Tea
This Boba Tea flavor is made with Ceylon black tea and milk and can be served hot or cold. Thai Tea Boba is usually garnished with Boba pearls and sometimes tapioca balls as well.
This flavor is for those who want to try something a little different but still want that classic Boba Tea taste. Try the Thai Tea flavor for an added spice in your Boba Tea! A very popular flavor amongst Boba Tea drinkers!
(Pro-tip: ask for added ice to your Boba Tea and Thai iced tea! Perfect for a boba drink on a hot summer day!)
Taro Milk Tea
Known for its distinct purple color, this Bubble Tea flavor is made with taro powder and milk, and can be served hot or cold. Taro Boba is usually garnished with Boba pearls, and sometimes tapioca balls as well.
Taro Bubble Tea tastes similar to a light purple sweet potato.
This Boba Tea is super popular for a reason as it is very different from other drinks on the market, making it an interesting and exciting Boba tea Flavor to try out!
Pro-tip: ask for extra tapioca pearls! They’re the best part of the Boba experience, in our opinion, and add a fun and interesting texture to your Boba, making it very satisfying to drink!
Honeydew Milk Tea
This Boba Tea flavor is made with honeydew powder and milk and can be served hot or cold.
Honeydew Boba is usually garnished with Boba pearls, and sometimes tapioca balls as well.
The taste of this Boba Tea flavor is very similar to melon and is super refreshing for those who want a sweet yet mild flavor in their Boba Tea.
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Matcha Milk Tea
This particular Bubble Tea is a favorite among many as it is made with matcha powder, milk, and Boba pearls.
Matcha Powder is renowned for its health benefits and antioxidant abilities! The tea leaves used in Matcha Bubble Tea are of high quality, which results in a more intense flavor that is both sweet and slightly bitter.
This Boba Tea flavor is perfect for those who want to reap the benefits of matcha and enjoy a delectable drink any time of the year.
(Pro-tip: if you’re looking for the healthiest possible Boba Tea, order a Matcha Boba Tea with almond or oat milk and a sugar alternative)
Strawberry Milk Tea
A great option for newcomers to Bubble Tea flavors, Strawberry Bubble Tea offers a perfect sweet treat for those wanting a tasty drink or a fruity bubble tea.
Strawberry Boba Tea can be made with either strawberry-flavored syrup, strawberry powder flavoring, or even fresh Strawberries! This Boba Tea option is a super refreshing option for those of us who like our drinks to taste fresh and sweet!
(Pro-tip: ask for extra strawberry flavoring if you really want that flavor to come through as sometimes it can be made to be a more subtle, subdued flavor profile)
Mango Milk Tea
For those who want a Boba Tea that is fruity and rather fun, Mango Boba Tea is a perfect option for you!
This flavor can also be made with mango-flavored syrup, mango powder flavoring of fresh mangoes! Mango Boba Tea is also a popular choice for Boba Tea fans as it offers a perfect balance of sweetness and tartness.
We recommend Mango Boba Tea for anyone wanting a refreshing Boba Tea for Summer!
Chai Milk Tea
Chai Boba Tea is another Boba Tea flavor that has become increasingly popular in recent years.
This Boba Tea flavor combines world-famous Indian Chai spices with creamy milk and chewy Boba pearls – resulting in a rather unique and delicious beverage! If you’re a fan of Chai, then this is definitely the best Boba Tea flavor option for you!
Lavender Milk Tea
Lavender Flavored Boba Tea is a rather new and exciting option for those wanting the latest and greatest from their Boba!
A refreshing Boba Tea, this relaxing beverage is perfect for anyone wanting to enjoy the incredible benefits of lavender. Not only does it taste great, but Lavender Boba Tea can also help you to relax and destress – making it the perfect beverage to wind down with after a long day!
Brown Sugar Milk Tea
Another classic Boba Tea flavor, Brown Sugar Boba Milk Tea, also known as Tiger Milk Tea is a delicious and rich beverage that’s perfect for those with a sweet tooth!
Made with black tea and milk, this Boba Tea is then flavored with brown sugar syrup – giving it a unique and amazing flavor that’s sure to satisfy your cravings.
(Pro-tip: if you want a sweeter option but want to try a more exciting Boba Flavor, you can always ask for a different flavor, such as mango or lavender, and ask for an added pump of brown sugar syrup! You can thank us later!)
Jasmine Milk Tea
For Boba Tea drinkers who want Boba Tea that’s refreshing and herbal, Jasmine Boba Tea is a perfect choice!
This Boba Tea is made with jasmine-scented green tea, milk, and chewy tapioca balls – giving it a delightful floral flavor that’s perfect for springtime! Jasmine tea has been around for centuries and skyrocketed in popularity in China during the Ming Dynasty when florals were very popular.
Jasmine Tea is also known for having a variety of health benefits! This could be an option for those wanting a healthier Boba!
Lychee Milk Tea
Lychee Boba Tea is another Boba Tea flavor that’s perfect for spring and summer!
This Boba Tea is made with black tea, milk, chewy tapioca balls, and lychee fruit syrup! Lychee Boba Tea has a sweet and floral taste that makes it a perfect choice for spring and summertime Boba drinkers!
Almond Milk Tea
One of the most popular bubble tea flavors, Almond Milk Tea is the perfect option for those who are vegan or lactose-intolerant.
Created with a milk alternative made from almond extract, it gives the perfect creamy texture for those who drink tea. Also great for those who choose to not consume dairy for either health, environmental or moral reasons, a great twist on the basic bubble tea for a great alternative milk tea version.
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There you have it! Our top picks for the most popular Bubble Tea flavors that are sold at Boba shops!
What are the best options for a sweeter Boba Tea?
Brown Sugar Bubble Tea, Strawberry Bubble Tea and Mango Bubble Tea.
What are the healthiest Boba Teas?
Matcha Bubble Tea and Jasmine Bubble Tea. For the healthiest option, ask for your Boba Tea with almond milk or oat milk and a sugar alternative such as honey or sweetener.
What are the most refreshing Boba Teas?
Honeydew Bubble Tea, Jasmine Bubble Tea, and Lychee Bubble Tea.