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One Shots: Haunted Mansion Subscription Box #2

Welcome back, Distillers, to Disney Distilled One-Shots.

Mac and Ryan are with you again to review the 2nd Haunted Mansion Subscription Box with the help of some fine Jameson Whiskey and Pusser’s Rum.

Be sure to check out the first review and also the Ghost Relations Department!

Here are some snapshots of items packed in our second trunk:

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The Ghostly Piano-shaped music box.
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Blueprints for the mansion itself- useful in detecting ghost doors.
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The Kinetiscope used to unlock the correct tune for the music box.
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The 2nd set of Madame Leota’s Tarot Cards.

Are you amongst the lucky few to be assisting the ghosts of the Haunted Mansion? Do you want to know more about our experiences with these possessed items? Let us know in the comments what you think!

Disney Distilled Episode #14 (Part 1)

Greetings Distillers! We are back for a special episode of Disney Distilled! So special that we had to split it into two parts. That’s twice the drunken fun for your Disney Dollar!

For Episode #14, we are joined by Guest Host Damien, who is our resident mixologist and fellow Disney enthusiast. He’s in house to not only discuss some Disney news, but to help us celebrate 1/2 of Walt Disney World’s second theme park- Epcot’s World Showcase!

Damien has whipped up some cocktails inspired by the lands of the World Showcase, and boy, they do not disappoint. It’s the Disney Distilled version of Drinking Around The World! Come with us as we explore the showcase of nations, and talk a little Disney news in between drinks.

Speaking of drinks, here are some images and recipes for our first stops around the World Pavillions:

Opening Shot - a morning jolt!
Opening shot: .75 oz coffee liqueur .75 Amaro Luciano – Mix chill and serve

 

Margarita - Mexico
Margarita: 2 oz tequila Blanco 1 oz Fresh lime juice 1 oz cointreau (triple sec) .25 oz simple syrup (optional) – Shake with ice strain into kosher salt rimmed rocks glass with ice

 

Norwegian Wood - Norway
Norwegian Wood: 1 oz aquavit 1 oz applejack ¾ oz sweet vermouth ¼ oz yellow Chartreuse 1 dash Angostura bitters – Combine and stir with ice. Strain into cocktail coupe. Garnish with lemon twist

 

Plum Wine - China
Chinese Plum Wine: Buy wine. Pour. – Enjoy

As you’ll be able to tell from the episode, we were having such a great time, that the show started to go long. The second will be up soon, but in the meantime- enjoy these great recipes!

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Disney Distilled Episode #13

Greetings Distillers! It’s Disney Distilled lucky Episode #13 here for your enjoyment!

This week, your hosts Mac & Ryan are flying solo- but are definitely feeling the love of our featured cocktail the world famous Backscratcher from the Tambu Lounge at Disney’s Polynesian Villiage Resort!

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Baackscratchaa! Baackscratchaa here! (actual backscratcher garnish not seen here)

Ingredients:

1pt Bacardi Superior Rum
1pt Myers’ Original Dark Rum
5pt Passion Fruit juice mix
1pt Jack Daniels topper

Mix Barcadi, Myers’ and passion fruit juice into a shaker with ice. Shake and pour into glass over ice. Top with Jack Daniels. Garnish with pineapple slice and wooden backscratcher.

This time, we’re discussing news from Walt Disney World’s “Awaken Summer” press event, Magic Kingdom early and late entry events, a new way to get tipsy at the Tower of Terror, Disney bringing Marvel to Disney’s California Adventure, and D23 2017.

We even share a conversation about Universal Hollywood’s ultimate Annual Pass.

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One Shots: Haunted Mansion Subscription Box

Greetings, Foolish Mortals! Welcome to Disney Distilled- One  Shots!

What are One Shots? Well, sometimes, there are things we want to cover that fall outside of our normal show format. So, we bring you these items in the form of short episodes, all while enjoying a shot of our choice!

For this One Shot, we hit the Jack Daniel’s (and Honey Jack) to do an unboxing of the 1st Haunted Mansion Subscription Box from the Ghost Relations Department!

Below are some of the items described in the show:

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Madame Leota’s Tarot Cards, the Bat-Stanchion tuner and Tea Leaf Reading Cup
HM Box 02
The Phantom Radio
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Special Fortune Cards from Esmeralda on Main St. at Disneyland add to the mystery!

We hope you enjoy our initial One Shot! Let us know in the comments what you think!

Disney Distilled Episode #12

Greetings Distillers! We are back again with another booze and news session of Disney Distilled!

Joining us as guest-hosts for this post-St. Patrick’s Day show are podcasters The Nerd Lys! In addition to being hugely into the many worlds of geek culture, Chris and Rachel are big Disney fans- on par with your hosts! The Ly’s are great folk and you should check out their weekly podcast right away!

Our featured cocktail this time is in honor of the Irish holiday- the Celtic Twilight Cocktail from O’Gill’s Pub onboard the Disney Fantasy!

Celtic Twilight Cocktail

Ingredients:

1 & 1/2 oz Jameson Irish Whiskey
¾ oz Pernod Anise
1 oz Noilly Prat Vermouth
Dash of Angostura bitters

Combine ingredients in glass with ice, stir. Garnish with citrus.

We have a big episode this time, with lots to discuss- from Shanghai Disneyland to the parking lots of Walt Disney World to the sights and sounds of Zootopia!

We even discuss indulging our sweet tooth at Universal Citywalk Orlando!

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Disney Distilled Episode #10

Hello, lovers! Episode #10 of the Disney Distilled Podcast is for you!

In honor of the upcoming Valentine’s Day, we’re joined by guest-host Dave Tavers, owner and founder of MouseMingle.com– the internet’s ONLY Disney-themed dating site!

For this episode, in honor of our guest, we indulge in a non-alcoholic drink, the Flying Yak from the new Thirsty River Bar in Disney’s Animal Kingdom!

The Flying Yak is one of a few non-alcoholic drinks you can purchase at the Thirsty River Bar!

Ingredients:
Mango Puree
Pineapple Juice
Coconut Water

Directions:
Combine ingredients with Ice into a blender. Blend until smooth.
(for additional kick, add booze of your choice!)

Dave joins us to talk a bit about MouseMingle.com, and the reasoning behind a Disney related dating website- and to discuss some behind-the-scenes info about Disney!

Our news this week takes us from the wilds of Disneyland’s Frontierland, to the bustling streets of Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Walt Disney World, to the far east of Shanghai Disneyland!

We even sneak in some Universal Hollywood news!

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Disney Distilled Episode #9

Welcome back, Distillers! It’s Episode #9 of the Disney Distilled Podcast!

Our first episode of 2016, and from our brief end-of-year hiatus has us enjoying a Saratoga Cocktail from Disney’s Saratoga Springs Resort in Walt Disney World!

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The Saratoga Cocktail is famous the world over- not just the Disney World!

Ingredients:
1 oz Maker’s Mark Bourbon
1 oz E&J Brandy
1 oz sweet vermouth

Directions:
Pour the ingredients into a mixing glass filled with ice.
Stir well.
Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.

For the new year, we’re catching up on the past 2 months of news from all over the world of Disney, and many other non-mouse related stories!

We go from world-wide parks news to movies, and even to the world of internet dating!

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Disney Distilled Episode #8

Greetings and Salutations, Distillers! Welcome to Episode #8 of the Disney Distilled Podcast!

Our Spooky Halloween themed drink for this episode is titled: The Death Certificate from Facebook.com/CircleOfVillians!

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Ingredients:
1 oz Gin
1 oz Midori
1 oz white cranberry juice
Garnish: purple sugar, gummy worm, marshmallow ghost

Directions:
Rim glass with sugar, combine ingredients into shaker with ice & pour into martini glass. Garnish with gummy worm & marshmallow ghost

This time, we are joined by our guest (g)host, Miss Chrissy Lynn– special effects make-up and hair stylist supreme! She joins us just in time for some spooky reviews of local Southern California theme park Haunts- including Mickey’s Halloween Party at Disneyland!

We also have news from Disneyland, Walt Disney World, and even Cedar Fair’s Great America!

Lastly, we start our recurring segment of Dining Distilled- reviews of Disney restaurants, beginning with Sci-Fi Dine-In at Disney’s Hollywood Studios!

So come and join us for some hauntingly fun times!

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Disney Distilled Episode #7

Disney Distilled has returned from a trek around Disney’s world with news from far off lands- and a bit of a hangover!

This episode’s Featured Drink is: The Pear Martini (formerly) from Walt Disney World (recipe from PartyThroughTheParks.com)

Pear Martini
The Pear Martini – now a part of Yesterland’s bar menu.

Ingredients:

1 ounce Hendrick’s Gin
1 ounce Glenfiddich 12yr
1 ounce Monin Pear Syrup
1 Simple Syrup made with Agave Nectar
0.5 Lemon Juice

Directions:

Pour ingredients over ice in a shaker and add the juice from half a lemon. Shake, strain and serve in a martini glass.

This time, our good friend Ben Paddon from Jump Leads joins us while we drink and discuss lots of Disney news:

The passing of actor Dean Jones, a new Mary Poppins in the wind, moving the Pope House, much news of construction for Star Wars Land, the Seasons of the Force dates and scheduled events, the Jungle Cruise Sunrise Safari, Dr. Facilier’s Blue Bayou dinner event, saying goodbye to Aladdin at the Hyperion Theater, saying “aloha” to Mahaloween at Trader Sam’s, yet another Star Wars race event at WDW, the Ferrytale Wishes Dessert Cruise coming to Seven Seas Lagoon, the Osborne Family X-mas lights leaving DHS, the rise and fall of Disney dining assistance services, a new hotel for Tokyo Disney,  clearer skies for Shanghai Disneyland, closings at Universal Studios Orlando, and what it takes to get a lifetime pass to Legoland.

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Disney Distilled Episode #6

Disney Distilled brings you news from around the Disney world (not just Disney World!) with a boozy twist!

This episode’s Featured Drink is: The Glowtini from Hearthstone Lounge and 50’s Prime Time Cafe! (Recipe from Allears.net)

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The Glowtini

Ingredients:

1 ounce Skyy Citrus Vodka
0.5 ounce Bols Blue Curacao
0.5 ounce Bols Peach Schnapps
1 ounce Sweet & Sour (old recipe)
0.5 ounce Pineapple Juice
1 each Blue Glow Cube (optional)

Directions:

Build in martini shaker with ice, shake, strain, and pour into glass. Add cube.

Our news round-up of the big D23 Expo! Ryan and Mac discuss the huge headlines making waves in the Disney community- parks news of Star Wars Land, Toy Story Land, Pandora, Rivers of Light and Shanghai! Movie news of Civil War, The Force Awakens, Pirates of the Caribbean, Toy Story 4, Zootopia, The Good Dinosaur, and Gigantic!

All this, and Banksy, too!

Check out some of the images described in the show from D23:

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Interested in giving us your opinion on the show? Want to share a Disney-related drink recipe with us? Just want to say “G’day”? Then leave a comment below!

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