Beyond Butterbeer: 15 Treats Unique to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Diagon Alley
No trip to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter can feel complete without a belly full of Butterbeer. But what if you want to branch out?
Last week, we told you about 10 Treats Unique to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Hogsmeade. Now it’s time for The Wizarding World of Harry Potter – Diagon Alley at Universal Studios Florida! Here are some other delectable treats you’ll still be craving when you’re back in the Muggle world. Pick Your Flavor – Florean Fortescue’s Ice-Cream Parlour
Straight from the books and movies, Florean’s yummy creations live on in Diagon Alley! With so many curious and wonderful flavors, you can’t go wrong.
- Chocolate Chili Ice Cream – Both sweet and spicy for those who crave the extraordinary.
- Strawberry and Peanut-Butter Ice-Cream – This flavor will help you relive your school lunch days.
- Earl Grey and Lavender Ice Cream – Put your pinkies up because now we’re getting sophisticated. Tea lovers can experience their favorite drink in frozen form.
- Salted Caramel Blondie Ice Cream – Salted caramel mingles with super creamy goodness and Blondie brownie bits to leave you smiling after every bite.
- Butterbeer Ice Cream – Okay, okay… This isn’t exactly “beyond Butterbeer.” But who could resist a mouthwatering bite of the Butterbeer flavor in soft-serve form? (No one can resist. The answer is no one.)
Looking for a drink on another Ordinary Wizarding Level? Fishy Green Ale comes with an oversized straw and a bed of blueberry “fish eggs” at the bottom. The consistency is creamy and the aroma is mint with a hint of cinnamon.
Gillywater – Eternelle’s Elixir of Refreshment
This water is perfect for quenching your thirst on a hot Diagon Alley day. And for those curious about the art of potion-making, our witches and wizards can add such tonics as Fire Protection Potion, Babbling Beverage, Draught of Peace and Elixir to Induce Euphoria.
Tongue Tying Lemon Squash – Leaky Cauldron, The Fountain of Fair Fortune and The Hopping Pot
This isn’t your Muggle’s lemonade. Tart and tangy with a hint of vanilla, your lips will pucker at the mere thought of Tongue Tied Lemon Squash. And your taste buds will thank you after the first sip.
Otter’s Fizzy Orange Juice – Leaky Cauldron and The Hopping Pot
A carbonated cup of deliciousness with a hint of vanilla and cinnamon and sugar on the rim. Need we say more?
Peachtree Fizzing Tea – Leaky Cauldron, The Fountain of Fair Fortune and The Hopping Pot
Fresh off its appearance in your favorite Harry Potter films, this concoction has a fizzing volume of a whopping 87%. Peach and a hint of ginger bubble up to the glee of all who thirst for something special and effervescent in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter.
Wizard’s Brew and Dragon Scale Beer – The Leaky Cauldron, The Fountain of Fair Fortune and The Hopping Pot
Beer is good. Beer made exclusively for The Wizarding World of Harry Potter is even better! For those who like something dark, Wizard’s Brew is a sweet stout with notes of chocolate and coffee. Dragon Scale is an amber lager – also sure to please. Take the Hogwarts Express to Hogsmeade to find Hog’s Head Brew and complete the trifecta.
Fire Whisky – The Fountain of Fair Fortune and The Hopping Pot
If you’re wanting the strong stuff, Fire Whisky is the way to go. Cinnamon in flavor, you can order this one in single or double-shot form or get it as a mixed drink. No matter what, it goes down smooth and gives you the liquid courage you’ll need to brave Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts.
Skiving Snackbox – Weasleys’ Wizard Wheezes
Next time you’re looking to get out of a meeting or class, Fred and George have you covered. The set includes:
- Fainting Fancies: sugary citrus gummies
- Nosebleed Nougat: milk chocolate-covered marshmallow with pistachios
- Fever Fudge: vanilla fudge with spicy, hot jelly beans
- Puking Pastilles: sticky green and purple sweets
Sugar Quills – Sugarplum’s Sweetshop
Sugary, lollipop-like quills that actually write, these come in a variety of flavors. Practice the art of sucking on them thoughtfully while pondering your next revelation of a sentence.
Pumpkin Pasties – Sugarplum’s Sweetshop
You know you’ve been wanting to try Pumpkin Pasties, one of Harry’s first wizarding treats. Baked pastries filled with saccharine goodness, these are essential for any fan of pumpkin flavored anything.
As you can see, you will have no trouble finding a feast of fun food and drinks to try at Diagon Alley. Boy are your Muggle friends going to be jealous.
In the comments below, tell us which wizarding world treats you recommend at Diagon Alley.
Must be 21 years of age or older with valid identification to purchase or drink alcoholic beverages at Universal Orlando Resort.