Butterbeer Review

The new Wizarding World of Harry Potter park has a drink that’s been highly anticipated by Harry Potter fans, Butterbeer!  Yes, JK Rowling approved a butterbeer recipe for use at the new Harry Potter theme park.

It’s said the butterbeer tastes like shortbread cookies and butterscotch and has a two-part pouring method to make the non-alcoholic drink stay frothy.  You can order it cold or frozen — I got mine cold.  While the “shortbread cookies and butterscotch” description may be more flowery, I thought it tasted like good, old-fashioned cream soda with a frothy head.

You can get it in a commemorative cup for a price of $9.95 or an individual glass for $3.95.  You also get discounted refills with the commemorative glass.  I got the commemorative glass, clearly. :)

What are your thoughts on the butterbeer?  Living up to your expectations?

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  • Phil

    As a UK resident, I was very impressed with it as I had thought (being in America) that it would be laced with cinnamon like everything else. Luckily (thanks JK), there was no cinnamon taste to be found. Butterscotch is a better description than cream soda.

  • Phil

    As a UK resident, I was very impressed with it as I had thought (being in America) that it would be laced with cinnamon like everything else. Luckily (thanks JK), there was no cinnamon taste to be found. Butterscotch is a better description than cream soda.

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    NON-ALCOHOLIC

  • Kim

    I’ve tasted both the butterbeer in the UK London Studios and at Universal Orlando. When I visited London, they did not offer frozen butterbeer, but the regular was outstanding! Very creamy and sweet – delicious! It’s nice that Universal offers regular or frozen – for when it’s super hot out, but the regular was not sweet and creamy like the one at the London Studios. The frozen was better – creamier than the regular, but still not quite as good.