Part of enjoying any vacation is letting loose a little and indulging in special treats which might not otherwise be enjoyed at home. This can include things like decadent snacks and treats as well as alcoholic, or adult, beverages. Walt Disney World is home to plenty of delicious adult beverages, which can be found in the over twenty Disney Resorts and the many dining and nightlife locations in Disney Springs. With so many options to choose from, it can be hard to decide which beverages to indulge in on a Walt Disney World vacation, but there are definitely some which are more delicious and decadent than others. From restaurants and lounges at the Disney Resorts to nightlife locations and restaurants in Disney Springs, there are plenty of delicious drinks to try! Here are the top eight adult beverages in Disney Resorts and Disney Springs to try on a Walt Disney World vacation.
1 – Irish Honey Cup – Raglan Road Irish Pub and Restaurant
Guests who spend time in Disney Springs definitely need to visit the lively and entertaining Raglan Road Irish Pub and Restaurant. This classic pub features traditional Irish cuisine and Irish Step Dancers who interact with and perform for the crowd. In addition to the delicious food, Raglan Road Irish Pub and Restaurant serves up some fantastic cocktails, including one libation that will make guests feel like they are in Ireland. The Irish Honey Cup combines Bushmills Irish honey, Pimms, Sprite, cucumber, fresh lemon sour, and fresh lemon for a tart and sweet drink that guests are sure to love.
2 – Lapu Lapu – Tambu Lounge
Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort brings the serenity of the South Seas to life with white sand beaches, tiki décor, and architecture, gently swaying palm trees and lush tropical grounds. Guests who spend time at the Disney Resorts can visit the Great Ceremonial House and head to the second level for a lounge, which serves up delicious beverages in an open-air atmosphere. The Tambu Lounge is open daily and offers up a very popular drink called the Lapu Lapu. This tropical concoction combines Meyer’s Rum and tropical fruit juices topped with Bacardi 151, all served up in a pineapple.
3 – Backscratcher – Tambu Lounge
Also served up at the Tambu Lounge in Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort is an adult beverage, which is a favorite of many guests thanks to its unique name and accessory. The Backscratcher is served in a tall glass and has a cheery and tropical yellow color accessorized with a full-size backscratcher in the glass. Guests who sip on the delicious beverage can enjoy a mix of Meyer’s Original Dark Rum, Bacardi Superior Rum, Jack Daniel’s, and passion fruit juice. Topped off with a lemon wedge and a cherry, the Backscratcher is an adult beverage that is loved by many!
4 – Blue Cheese Martini — The BOATHOUSE
Another great location to visit for a meal in Disney Springs can be found nestled right up along the shores of the water, offering beautiful views and unique transportation. The BOATHOUSE: Great Food, Waterfront Dining, Dream Cars features an eclectic menu focused heavily on seafood and steak. Guests who dine at the location can enjoy wonderful meals while watching unique American Amphicars drive right off the land and set sail into the water. While enjoying the food and entertainment, guests can also indulge in some fantastic cocktails like the unique Blue Cheese Martini. This adult beverage combines Belvedere and olive juice with blue cheese stuffed olives making it a great adult beverage to try in Disney Springs!
5 – Shorty’s Singapore Sling – Jock Lindsey’s Hangar Bar
Guests who are fans of the Indiana Jones film franchise have to visit Disney Springs to enjoy time in Jock Lindsey’s Hangar Bar. Jock was the former pilot of Indiana Jones, and guests can hang out in his repurposed hangar for small bites and unique cocktails that feature fun names that pay homage to the characters and locations from the films. One of the best drinks featured on the menu is Shorty’s Singapore Sling, which combines Plymouth Gin, Heering Cherry Liquor, Benedictine, Cointreau, fresh lime juice, pineapple juice, and grenadine for a tart and sweet adult beverage which is loved by many guests.
6 – Raspberry Rapids – Artist Point
Disney’s Wilderness Lodge is nestled on the shores of Bay Lake near the Magic Kingdom and celebrates the spirit and rustic charm of the great lodges in the American National Parks. Guests who spend time at the Disney Resorts can enjoy a delicious meal at the full-service dining location Artist Point. The restaurant aims to make guests feel like they are in one of the National Parks with rustic wood touches and beautiful views. In addition to the excellent menu options, Artist Point also serves up some delicious specialty cocktails, including a fruity concoction that guests are sure to love. The Raspberry Rapids combines pineapple juice, frozen coconut cream, Chambord, and Meyer’s Platinum Rum for a cool and refreshing adult beverage that guests have to try!
7 – Uh-Oa! – Trader Sam’s Grog Grotto
Disney’s Polynesian Village Resort is home to a lounge, which is so popular with guests that it often has a waiting list to get inside. Trader Sam’s Grog Grotto invites guests to relax in a unique lounge, which features tons of tiki touches and special effects. When guests in Trader Sam’s Grog Grotto order up specialty cocktails, special effects are triggered in the room for all guests to enjoy. One of the most popular menu options at the lounge is the Uh-Oa! which comes in a souvenir tiki bowl and is recommended for two or more guests to share. The drink combines Meyer’s Original Dark Rum, Bacardi Superior Rum, falernum, cinnamon, orange juice, passion fruit juice, guava juice, pineapple juice, grapefruit juice, and fresh lime juice for a tropical concoction that guests are sure to love to the last drop!
8 – Nautilus – Trader Sam’s Grog Grotto
Another specialty adult beverage served up at Trader Sam’s Grog Grotto is the Nautilus, which pays homage to the ship from 20,000 Leagues under the Sea and is served in a souvenir version of the vessel. The Nautilus combines Barbancourt Pango Rhum, Appleton Estate Reserve Rum, Combier Crème de Peche de Vigne Liqueur, tropical juices, and falernum. Guests are sure to love the special effects which are triggered when this adult beverage is ordered and enjoy it to the last sip!
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