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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 #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

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 #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!

Backscratcher
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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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 #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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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 #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 #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

manhattans
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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