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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!

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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!

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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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Haunted Mansion Subscription Box #3 – Disney Distilled One Shots

Greetings Distillers! It’s another Disney Distilled One-Shot.

Our final Ghost Post arrived in June, and here we are with another One-Shot for you! Enjoy our review of the 3rd Haunted Mansion Subscription Box with a drink of your own. (we chose whiskey and blackberry brandy)

During this session, we also learned we would be getting a special “thank you” parcel from the ghosts of the Haunted Mansion. We can’t wait to see what it is.

If you haven’t, be sure to listen to the first and second reviews also check out the Ghost Relations Department!

Here are some photos of ghostly pieces that came in our final parcel:

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The Ghost Viewer uses the iPhone as a pepper’s ghost effect and the Singing Busts come to “life”.
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A side shot of the Ghost Viewer. The effect was fantastic and worked beautifully once put together.
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A saucer to go with the mirrored cup sent in Box #1. A ghostly message is written along the border.
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A pack of 52 playing cards from Madame Leota’s tarot deck. Each of the images had modified wallpaper icons. Ingenious.
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The spirit board. Using the bat stanchion from the first box, you help Madame Leota spell out the secret incantation.
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While this item didn’t quite work as intended, it is a prime example of rudimentary animation, in fine Disney tradition.

Did you subscribe to the Haunted Mansion box? Interested in hearing more about our experience? Let us know in the comments what you think!

Disney Distilled Episode #15

Greetings Distillers! We are back with Disney Distilled Episode #15 for your listening and drinking pleasure

For this show, Hosts Mac and Ryan are joined by good friend and fan of the show Chris Dorman- actor, singer, dancer, drinker- the legendary quadruple threat!

Really, though, he’s a man of simple taste, so we’re going with a simple drink, which just so happens to be the rumored preferred beverage of the Mousetro himself, Uncle Walt- the Scotch Mist!

Scotch Mist
The Scotch Mist- Walt’s Favorite!

Ingredients:

2 oz Scotch whisky
crushed ice
1 twist lemon peel
Pour whisky over crushed ice, twist lemon peel to release oils into glass, and drop.

On the news menu this episode are park stories from Animal Kingdom, Disneyland Resort, movie news from the land of Zootopia, a brand new  enchanted Disney Kingdoms comic, and even some exciting non-Disney news from the Orlando area!

We even get to answer a few listener questions! (Which, we love by the way- keep ’em coming!)

As promised in the show, here’s a glimpse of the Enchanted Tiki Room comic from Marvel:

Art by Brian Kessinger – Hat tip to ITM

 

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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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