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Disney Distilled Episode #23

Greetings Distillers! Your hosts Mac & Ryan are back from a long hiatus with a brand new episode of Disney Distilled!

Shark Attack from Universal Orlando! (original photo: Touring Plans)

Our featured drink this time has us leaving Disney property for a trip to Universal Studios Florida for a Shark Attack!

Ingredients:

1&½ oz Malibu coconut rum
½ oz blue curacao
½ oz pineapple juice
dash of grenadine
Sprite

Directions:

Mix Malibu, Curacao and pinapple juice with ice and shake. Pour into a collins glass, add a dash of grenadine and top with Sprite.

This episode, we have news from Pandora, the world of Avatar at Disney’s Animal Kingdom, new and exciting developments in the construction for Star Wars land, and even some interesting developments for possible new attractions at Universal Studios!

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Disney Distilled Episode #22

Greetings Distillers! Disney Distilled is back with another episode, guest-hosted by our friends Justin Zagri and Liana Minassian! Justin is a writer/director and his better half Liana is a writer/producer/photgrapher, both making great projects in Hollywood(check out Severus Snape & the Mauraders)!

Our featured drink for this episode is the famous Lapu Lapu served at the Tambu Lounge at Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort in Walt Disney World!

Ingredients:

2pt Myers Dark Rum
2pt Pineapple Juice
3pt Orange Juice
1pt Sweet and Sour
1pt floater of 151

Directions:

Mix rum, juice and sweet & sour. Pour into hollowed out pineapple with ice. Top with 151. Enjoy!

This episode, we’re discussing news from ticket Disneyland, Walt Disney World, Universal Orlando and more.

There’s even some discussion on the state of theme parks and Disney’s future endeavors.

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Disney Distilled Episode #21

Greetings Distillers! It’s our first new show of 2017 and it’s a doozy!

Our featured drink for this episode is from Cocktails By Cody– the Burly & Brawny!

Ingredients:

2oz Whiskey
1oz Amaretto
4oz Cherry Soda

Directions:

Pour into rocks glass over ice and garnish with 2 cherries.

This episode, we’re discussing Disney news from all over- Disneyland, Walt Disney World, Sea World and Universal Studios Orlando!

Plus, we discuss aspects of our recent Orlando trip in a segment Ryan is calling “The Good, The Bad, and The Tipsy”! (it’s a working title).

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Disney Distilled Episode #18

Greetings Distillers! We are back with more Disney Distilled- news and booze for you to choose. Mac & Ryan are joined by Guest Host Brian Miller, artist and Sith Propagandist. Brian does a lot of color work for Marvel Comics, and some great images for Star Wars, amongst other properties. You can probably find him at your local comic convention!

For our featured cocktail this episode is the Kentucky Mule from Disney California Adventure’s The Cove Bar!

kentucky-mule
The Kentucky Mule (ours did not look like these)

Ingredients:

2 oz bourbon (we used Maker’s Mark)
.5 oz Fresh lime juice
Ginger beer
Ice

Directions:

Add the bourbon and lime juice to a Moscow Mule mug or a highball glass. Fill the mug or glass with ice and top with ginger beer.

Our news from around Disney’s world has us going from AP celebrations and haunted tiki mugs at the Disneyland Resort to Sorcerer Supremes and toddler security at Walt Disney World and straight to your local theater for trailers and movies!

We even get in some more listener questions from #AskTheDistillery! Thanks again for making the show great!

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Disney Distilled Episode #17

Greetings Distillers! Disney Distilled is back with more news and booze from around the world- and more Listener Questions from #AskTheDistillery.

We’re excited by our featured drink this time- an inspired cocktail anticipating the 45th Anniversary of Walt Disney World- the Sapphire Collins!

sapphire-collins

Ingredients:

2oz Bombay Sapphire Gin, Juice of 1/2 lemon, 2oz soda water, 2tsp sugar, lemon wedge, ice.

Add lemon juice and sugar to a tall glass & stir until sugar is dissolved. Add gin and then fill glass with ice and stir. Top with soda water and stir once more. Garnish with lemon wedge. (Sapphire glow cubes optional!)

Lots of news to discuss, with goings on at Disney California Adventure, Disneyland, Magic Kingdom, the Contemporary Resort, the long-abandoned River Country, and Star Wars land rumors- there’s even some Universal news to banter about.

Finally, we jump into some more Listener Questions- which we really appreciate. Thanks to all who reached out!

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Disney Distilled Episode #16

Greetings Distillers! The Disney Distilled Podcast is back for your listening (and drinking) pleasure.

Mac & Ryan are with you once again to drink their way through some Disney News and some great Listener Questions!

To get us through this episode, we turn to the Lost On Safari- a specialty drink from Animal Kingdom’s Yak & Yeti Restaurant Bar.

Lost On Safari
Lost On Safari

Ingredients:

1 part Captain Morgan Spiced rum, 1 part Bacardi rum, 4 parts  Pangani Punch (3 parts Dole Pineapple Orange Strawberry juice and 1 part cranberry juice)

Add Captain Morgan, Bacardi and Pangani Punch to a shaker with ice. Shake and pour into glass.

We have a lot of news to cover to make up for lost time, so it’s a whirlwind tour of Disneyland, California Adventure, Magic Kingdom, Hollywood Studios, Disney Springs, and Epcot- all before coming back to Universal Studios and the Pacific Northwest (for some #CipherHunt!

We received quite a few listener questions this time around, and we appreciate everybody’s involvement. Keep them coming! #AskTheDistillery

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Disney Distilled Episode #14 (Part 2)

Greetings Distillers! As promised, here is part 2 of our celebration of World Showcase with our Guest Host (and mixologist) Damien!

Picking up where we left off- it’s straight from China to the African Outpost… wait- that’s not a real pavilion! But that’s not going to stop us from enjoying a special cocktail!

Speaking of cocktails, here are more images and recipes for our second part of our first leg of the World Showcase:

African Flower
African Flower: 2oz Bourbon, .5oz Amaro CioCiaro, .5 oz Crème de Cacao, 2 dashes Orange bitters, 1 twst Orange peel – Combine with ice in mixing glass and stir. Strain into cocktail coupe. Garnish with orange peel or twist

 

Radler - Germany
Radler: Half blonde German lager, Half sparkling lemonade*

 

Negroni - Italy
Negroni: 1 oz Gin, 1 oz sweet vermouth ( we used Carpano antica), 1 oz Campari – Stir with ice in mixing glass strain into rocks glass with ice or up in a cocktail coupe neat. Garnish with orange peel.

 

Golden Dream - The American Adventure
Golden dream 1 oz Galiano, 1 oz cointreau, 1 oz Fresh Orange Juice, .5 oz cream or half and half – Shake all ingredients together with ice. Strain into cocktail coupe.

 

We had a really great time recording this episode- and not just because we were very inebriated! We will definitely be finishing our tour around Epcot’s World Showcase in the near future. Let us know if you have an tips on your favorite international cocktails!

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Disney Distilled Episode #11

(Since we were traveling for this episode, the audio is a bit on the rough side- our travel equipment is a bit rough around the edges. Thanks for understanding!)

Greetings Distillers! Salutations and welcome back to Disney Distilled!

For Episode #11, we took a road trip to the City By The Bay- San Francisco- and met up with Guest-Host Lee Presson, Disney fanatic and musical maestro of Lee Presson and the Nails!

This episode, we take a trip away from the usual Disney menu and join Lee  to enjoy a refreshing Rye Press (get it?)

Rye Press
The simple, but delicious Rye Press! Perfect for a getaway weekend!

Ingredients:

Rye Whiskey

Soda Water

Ginger Ale

Combine ingredients in glass with ice, stir. Strain into cocktail glass. Garnish with cherries.

Lee is a Bay area local who not only digs Disney in a big way, but is also the leader of the popping-est swing band you’ll ever set ears on! A brief sample of their style is featured in this very episode! (A Disney staple, of course!) Be sure to check out their website, and follow them on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and Tumblr to find out where the Nails might be showing up next!

This episode’s news ranges from the California of Walt’s dreams to the future of the original theme park to the far reaches of the Wizarding World!

We even discuss how you can get the scents of Disney in your own home! Wow!

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