1. A beverage composition comprising:(a) a saponin glycoside in a mass concentration range of 0.01% to 0.5%, wherein the saponin glycoside comprises Glycyrrhizin (GA), Glycyrrhizin (GA) salt, or a combination thereof, and
wherein the Glycyrrhizin (GA) comprises 18-?-Glycyrrhizin, 18-?-Glycyrrhizin, or a combination thereof;
(b) an Amino-Acid or Amino-Acid derivative in a mass concentration range of 0.04% to 3.0%, wherein Amino-Acid derivative is selected from the group consisting of a dipeptide, a tripeptide, an oligopeptide, a protein, and a protein hydrolysate; and
(c) a sugar or sugar alcohol or combination thereof in a mass concentration range of 0.5% to 3.0%, wherein the sugar is selected from the group consisting of D-Maltodextrin, L-Maltodextrin, D-Maltose, L-Maltose, D-Dextrose, L-Dextrose, D-Glucose, L-Glucose, D-Trehalose, L-Trehalose, D-Sucrose, L-Sucrose, D-Lactose, L-Lactose, Hydrogenated Starch Hydrolysates, D-Fructose and D-Galactose, or a mixture thereof; and
wherein the sugar alcohol selected from the group consisting of D-Glycerol, L-Glycerol, D-Mannitol, L-Mannitol, D-erythritol, L-erythritol, D-xylitol, or L-xylitol, L-Maltitol, D-Maltitol, L-Sorbitol, D-Sorbitol, L-Lactitol, D-Lactitol, L-Isomalt and D-Isomalt, and mixtures thereof.