Love for tea has no boundaries. Many regions around the world have done their experiments with tea. These experiments have given tea lovers something new to fall in love with tea all over again.

Boba is another name for the more commonly known bubble tea. It is a tea-based drink that originated in Taiwan and gets its name from the chewy tapioca pearls that sit at its bottom.

What Are the Origins of Boba Tea?

The country of origin for boba tea is Taiwan and can be traced back to the mid-1980s. There are two Taiwanese restaurant chains that claim to have invented bubble tea.

Other Names for Boba

Along with bubble tea, boba tea has many names and these differ by location. For example, it is called Zhēnzhū nǎichá or bō bà nǎi chá in Chinese.

What Are Ingredients of Boba Tea?

Boba tea consists of black tea, ice, milk, and tapioca pearls. These are all shaken together and mostly served in a transparent cup with a straw.

Bubble tea is not alcoholic in its basic form but there are alcoholic variations available. They are called boozy bubble tea or spiked bubble tea.

Is Boba Tea Alcoholic?

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