The summer limited edition Pepsi Shiso release came out on June 23rd and the trusty Rinkya staff obliged to a taste test and review!! Shiso is a common herb used in Japan- on salads, sashimi (my personal favorite use!) and even on pizza!
In the beginning, there was some excitement:
Then some perplexity & curiosity as the sense of taste travels to the brain:
And our apologies to Pepsi Japan, but the final analysis led to our staff rebelling:
Comments regarding taste:
“If you are in a desert maybe it would be good and you had nothing to drink”
“Medicine taste, but makes you feel worse”
“Tastes like a leaf, oishikunai (doesn’t taste good”)
Shiso IS a leaf, so it seems like Pepsi succeeded there!