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.

Want to share a Disney-related drink recipe with us? Have some comments about this episode? Have a kind word to spread? Then leave a comment below!

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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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Disney Distilled Episode #5

Welcome back to Disney Distilled, where we are proud to drunkenly bring you stories from around the world of Disney!

This episode’s Featured Drink is: The Lost Boy from Cocktails By Cody on Facebook!

Lost Boy
Cocktails By Cody’s excellent Lost Boy!

Ingredients:

1 oz. Midori
1 oz. Peach Schnapps
1 1/2 oz. Malibu
2 oz. Sprite
Yellow/Gold Sugar
Cherry Airheads

Directions:

Mix ingredients into a shaker full of ice, shake until cold, and strain into martini glass rimmed with sugar and garnished with carved Airhead feather.

Since it’s been a while since our last episode, we have a LOT to cover- including a ton of Disneyland, Walt Disney World, Shanghai Disneyland and Disneyland Paris Parks news, some Inside Out plush shenanigans, and even a bit about Universal Studios Hollywood!

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

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Disney Distilled Episode #4

Welcome back to Disney Distilled, where we are proud to drunkenly bring you stories from around the world of Disney!

This episode’s Featured Drink is: Carthay Diamond Manhattan (60th Anniversary Cocktail) from the Carthay Circle Lounge in Disney California Adventure

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Two nearly perfect Carthay Diamond Manhattans

Ingredients:

2 1/2 oz Bulleit Rye Small Batch American Whiskey
3/4 oz Carpano Antica Sweet Vermouth
1 dash of Angostura Bitters
Luxardo Gourmet Maraschino Cherries
served with a Diamond shaped Ice, made from locally sourced Purified Water

Directions:
Combine the vermouth, bourbon whiskey, and bitters with 2 – 3 ice cubes in a mixing glass. Stir gently, don’t bruise the spirits and cloud the drink. Place the cherry in a chilled cocktail glass and strain the whiskey mixture over the cherry.

This time we discuss a range of Disney topics: such as the now-defunct Tron 3 and newly announced Maleficent sequel,  documentaries about Uncle Walt himself, comics that spark the Imagination, details on the Frozen attraction, an all new bar experience, and even some more Universal news!

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

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Disney Distilled Episode #3

Disney Distilled is back with Episode #3 for all your Zip-a-dee Booze-Ah needs!

Our Featured Drink for this episode is: Dad’s Electric Lemonade from Tune-In Lounge at Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Walt Disney World! (recipe from ACupOfDisney.com)

Dad's Electric Lemonade
Our take on Dad’s Electric Lemonade!
Ingredients:

1.5 oz Bacardi rum,
1.5 oz Skyy vodka,
.5 oz blue curacao,
2 oz sweet and sour mix
2 oz Sprite
Garnish with a wedge of lemon

Directions:
Pour all of the ingredients EXCEPT Sprite into a beverage shaker filled with ice. Shake it up and serve in a high ball glass neat or over ice. Top with the Sprite. Add lemon wedge for garnish.

We cover a lot of ground this time, from women bearing cats to reappearing/disappearing ghosts, to surveys about ticket prices. We even get in some talk about Universal Orlando!

So, serve up your beverage of choice and enjoy the show!

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Disney Distilled Episode #2

Welcome back to Disney Distilled- the Disney news and booze show!

In the mix for Episode #2 is the Lodge Fizz (From the Territory Lounge at Disney’s Wilderness Lodge Resort) – Grey Goose Vodka, Triple Sec, Cranberry Juice and Sprite.

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Disney Distilled Episode #1

Welcome to Episode #1 of the Disney Distilled Podcast.

Your hosts, Mac and Ryan discuss recent Disney-related news, while enjoying this week’s signature drink- The Kungaloosh!

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