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robertcraig
30-06-2010, 09:35 PM
seemlingly butterbeer is the drink at harry potters

keith
30-06-2010, 09:45 PM
seemlingly butterbeer is the drink at harry potters

yeah! wonder what it tastes like....

Who's going to be the first to go there from secrets I wonder

robertcraig
30-06-2010, 09:51 PM
I saw the report on the channel 6 news page -entertainment

Tink
30-06-2010, 10:40 PM
I saw them advertising it when they did the coverage for the grand opening. It's roughly $10 or so a mug.

Can't say as I'll be the first to go, but I will be interested in hearing what the first Secrets member has to say! :yes:

Crazycatlady
30-06-2010, 10:43 PM
Our boys are desperate to have some butter beer:drool4:

Tinker
30-06-2010, 11:48 PM
TEN DOLLARS A MUG ? Quite Pricey and I wanted to try it , but for $10.00 and not even an alcohol drink, they can keep it . :lol:

arkvilla
01-07-2010, 05:17 AM
Quite a few owners I know have tried it and not liked it as it is very sickly sweet.

I thought it would be as i had read something about it during the soft opening, so I'm going to steer clear of it.

Sandra

mumof2
01-07-2010, 06:17 AM
butter beer? :unsure:

Skywatcher
01-07-2010, 06:50 AM
I'd pay $10 I've waited since they first mentioned it in the book - probalem is there is no way it will taste anything like how I imagine it

:sigh: never meet your heroes

maybe its just a bottle of bud with a nob of butter in the top instead of a lime :D

arkvilla
01-07-2010, 06:53 AM
It's the drink they serve in the new Harry Potter World.

A fellow owner just went last week and wrote this:-

Then we lined up for a Butterbeer. Bleagghhhh. God, it's horrible. I mean, I didn't expect much but at $10 I thought it might not make me feel sick! I know I didn't need the souvenir mug, but...don't do it. The pumpkin juice looked better - didn't try it.

It's all down to personal taste but I realy don't think I'd like it and for $10 wold rather buy something else.

Sandra

mumof2
01-07-2010, 07:27 AM
i just checked out various recipes for it....sounds yuk!

Skywatcher
01-07-2010, 07:33 AM
:sigh:

then whole park should have been in England IMHO

it was our one great chance to have our own 'Disney'

Tink
01-07-2010, 12:23 PM
You have a point, Doc. :hug2: (Hey, meeting your heros isn't always bad! :D I met my English hero and came away more awed)! :D :hug2:

Tinkfan
01-07-2010, 12:29 PM
We're going in November, can't wait!!!:yes:

Beccaberry
01-07-2010, 04:17 PM
I had Barnes & Noble's version at the Midnight Party for the third book...sort of a hot buttered rum type drink...not AWFUL, but very, very sweet...Andrew and I split it and neither of us could finish it....

keith
01-07-2010, 07:20 PM
:sigh:

then whole park should have been in England IMHO

it was our one great chance to have our own 'Disney'

agreed, huge opportunity missed IMHO

Esmeralda
02-07-2010, 06:30 AM
I *heard* it tastes a bit like caramel. We will try it, we'll buy one and share it at that price. You just have to try it don't you.

Britchick
02-07-2010, 07:01 AM
Apparently the frozen version is nicer. I will get one for all of us to try, I'm a sucker for stuff like that!

Tink
02-07-2010, 09:58 AM
I had no clue what it was supposed to taste like. I'm ummm...not a huge Potter fan... heh, heh, heh. :redface:

I've read the first books but never did make it to the last. One of my neices however, is a HUGE fan and cannot BELIEVE that I am not madly in love with Potter. :lol:

At any rate, it's quite the place from all accounts and I do hope Universal did a great job of it. Regardless of my personal tastes, it's a story line that lends itself to an incredible recreation!

I might like one of those broomsticks though. ;) :laugh:

robertcraig
02-07-2010, 10:23 AM
I wont be going to universal this year as i am not a potter fan

Tony G
13-08-2010, 05:08 PM
I love Harry Potter, and at the risk of sounding really err... anti-patriotic, I think we'd ruin a Harry Potter theme park if it was in the UK.

After a couple of years of being open, it would be staffed only with miserable teenagers needing some extra spending money who are too busy texting to notice there are park guests and they have a role to play. The ambience, the illusion and the magic would vanish.

That, and the ever-changeable weather - although truer to the Harry Potter world would make for a more uncomfortable day.

I know it sounds really sceptical, but some elements of the Great British personality are the reason I love Florida so much!