There are a number of beverages that can only be found in Korea. And even the drinks that can be found in other places are a little bit different in Korea. Quench your thirst with these very Korean drinks!
Traditional Korean drinks:
- Shikhae: A traditional Korean dessert drink. Shikhae is a sweet rice beverage which has bits of rice in the drink, and it is usually served at the end of meals.
- Sujeonggwa: Another traditional Korean dessert drink that is made from ginger, cinnamon among other ingredients.
Bae: Asian (Korean) Pears. This is a drink made from Korean pears. It typically has a lot of pulp, so you should shake it before drinking
Vita500: This is a “vitamin drink.” They can be bought by the box, so Vita500 is a popular drink to give as a gift to your sickly, or maybe just thirsty, friend.
Coca-cola: In Korea, Coca-cola is called “Cola” not “Coke.” So when asking for this at a restaurant, say “cola juseyo” (콜라 주세요).
Banana Milk: Banana-flavored milk is a popular drink among Koreans, both children and adults a like. Another popular milk drink is strawberry milk.
Coffee Milk: This drink is cheaper than other coffee drinks because it comes in a plastic pouch. You’ll need a scissor to get to the goods!